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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Board Members

MATT ALEMANY ‘10
Director, Development and Acquisitions
Magna Hospitality Group

TIM BRETT ‘00
VICE CHAIR
Partner
Atlantic Equity Partners

SUSAN CALLENDER '86
Chief Confidence Officer
Social Confidence Pro

SHAWN CIOTO '11
Managing Director
Nantucket Inn

RICK COLANGELO ‘84
Executive Vice President
Pivot Hotels

JON CRELLIN ‘87
PAST CHAIR
Vice President of Operations and Managing Director 
Highgate Hotels/Boston Park Plaza

TIM DALY ‘85
Principal Attorney
Law Office of Timothy Daly

JENNY DELL ’08 
Reporter/Host
CBS

DAVID W. HEATH ‘80
Principal
Heath & Company - Hospitality Advisors, LLC

RICHARD M. KELLEHER ‘73
Chief Executive Officer
Pyramid Hotel Group

JIM KILEY '82
RVP of Operations
99 Restaurants

JOHN KOSHIVOS '84
Vice President & Managing Director
Hilton Worldwide

MATT LAMBERT ‘92 
General Manager/COO 
The Country Club at Mirasol 

ROBERT MCCARTHY ‘78
HTM CHAIR EMERITUS
Principal
Melan Hotel Group

ALISSA MENDELSOHN ‘15
Director of Hotel Asset Management
GFI Capital Resources Group, Inc.

FRED MITZNER ‘86
EXTERNAL RELATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT CHAIR
Senior Vice President
Conference Direct

ROBERT MURRAY '00
VP National Casino Marketing
Seminole Gaming

JANE PRITZKER ‘79
DEVELOPMENT CHAIR
Director of Sales, Strategic Accounts
Shiji Group

KEITH SACENTI '14
HTM YOUNG ALUMNI COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE
Project Manager, Security & Compliance at Acquia

MICHAEL R. SACENTI ‘82
Managing Member
Hospitality Investment Management LLC

 

STEVE SASSO
General Manager
Motif Seattle

RUSSELL SAVRANN
Sandman Savrann PLLC

JOHN F. SISKA '75
Vice President 
HREC Investment Advisors 

JEAN SMITH '90 
Chief Operations Officer
Colwen Hotels

JESSE SUGLIA '99
Director of Sales & Marketing
Omni Hotels & Resorts

LAURIE STROLL '83
CHAIR
President & Owner
NHI Consulting

SHAYNE VARNUM ‘98 
Director of Consultant Services 
Hobart Corporation 

VICTORIA VEGA ‘88
NOMINATION CHAIR
Senior Vice President Operations
Compass Community Living

DIANA VOTO '86
National Sales Director
Disney Meeting & Events

LINDSAY WENGER ‘04
Vice President Sales, North America
Zaplox | Global Provider of Mobile Key Services

Emeritus Board Members

DAVID J. COLELLA ‘75
Vice President & Managing Director
The Colonnade Hotel

BERT JAMES ‘73
Principal
HLJ Hospitality Asset Management LLC

BOB LUZ ‘82
President/CEO
Massachusetts Restaurant Association

GWEN P. WEISBERG, ESQ. ‘80
Partner
Donovan Hatem, LLP

DENISE COLL ‘75
Non-Executive Director
Viad Corp & Enlivant

BOB MORSE
Chief Operating Officer
ClubCorp

SEAN ONEIL
Founding Partner
Long Span Technologies