ISHTM Advisory Board

To enhance its ability to educate students to become productive professional managers, the School utilizes its Board of Industry Advisers composed of alumni and other industry representatives. This group provides guidance in the areas of curriculum development, industry research, student mentoring, as well as internship and career placement assistance. The Board includes:

  • Rosemary Trinkle-Baran-Alumna, Organizational Dev. Consultant, New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Rajiv Bhatia-Alumnus, CEO, Fairbridge Hotels,
  • Anthony Catanoso -Alumnus, President & Owner, Steel Pier Associates,LLC
  • Tramaine C. Cooper-Alumnus, Manager Hotel Openings, Hilton Hotels & Resorts
  • Albert Costantini, General Manager, Canoe Brook Country Club
  • Joseph V. Cozza-Alumnus, Catering Sales Director, Marriott International
  • Jim Dale-Alumnus, Director of Food & Beverage, Grand Hyatt New York
  • Marsha Diamond , President of M. Diamond, LLC, Food Service/Hospitality, Business Dev. Advisor
  • Paul Dillon, Associate Dean, Culinary Arts & Hospitality, Hudson County Community College
  • Chris Droussiotis-Alumnus, VP/Senior Client Executive, Loan Market Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Corp
  • James Earley -Alumnus, General Manager, Element by Westin
  • David Froelke, Senior Vice President, Related, NYC
  • Peter Gennario -Alumnus, VP Corp Services & Real Estate, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • Simone Harper - Alumna, District Manager, Starbucks
  • Ron Kapon, Wine Educator, Author/Blogger
  • David Keys -Alumnus, Regional VP of Northeast, Sales and Marketing, Hilton Hotels Corporation
  • Peter M. Kressaty -Alumnus, Vice President, Hospitality Partners at, Forbes Travel
  • Marilyn McHugh -Alumna, Vice President - Global Events, Questex Media, LLC
  • Michelle Mitterer -Alumna, Director of Catering & Events, Hilton Short Hills
  • Nicole Mozeliak -Alumna, Regional Vice President, Zipcar
  • David Schutzenhofer, General Manager, Trump National Golf Club
  • George Staikos, President, Topshelf, National Sales Manager, Ramey Wine
  • Kenneth Vehrkens - Alumnus, Dean (Retired) Petrocelli College, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Chris Walsh, Managing Partner, National Sales Manager, River Horse Brewing Company