Dean’s Advisory Board

George Aguel
President and CEO
Visit Orlando
Bill Lupfer
President & CEO
Florida Attractions Association
Kelly C. Baltes
Chief Executive Officer
Good Smoke Restaurant Group
Richard Maladecki
President & CEO
Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association
Rick Beddow
Chief Operating Officer
Special Olympics Florida
Marco A. Manzie
Paramount Hospitality Management
Brian C. Blair, Esq.
Baker & Hostetler, LLP
Nelson Marchioli
Former CEO
Barb Bowden
Complex Managing Director
Lowes Royal Pacific Resort
Loews Sapphire Falls Resort
Craig Mateer
Founder & CEO
Bags Inc.
Howard Britt
Premier Show Group
John L. McReynolds
Senior Vice President, External Affairs
Universal Parks and Resorts
Kathie Canning
Executive Director
Orange County Convention Center
Paul S. Mears, III
Mears Transportation Group
John H. Caron
Former CEO
Olive Garden
Stuart R. Newmark, CHA
President & Chief Operating Officer
Revolutionary Road Hospitality Group, LLC
Olivier Chavy
Wilson Associates
Paul Noland
President & CEO
International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA)
Josh D’Amaro
SVP, Resort & Transportation Operations
Walt Disney World
Rosemary O’Shea, Esq.
Baker & Hostetler, LLP
Richard H. Eisenbarth, FCSI
Omar Palacios
Geolo Capital
Pat Engfer
Area Vice President and General Manager
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
Philip W. Richardson, Esq.
Eck, Collins & Richardson
Tom Gathers
Executive Vice President
Red Lobster Seafood Co.
Serge Rivera
President, The Americas
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Doug Gehret
Area Vice President Operations
Hilton Worldwide
John Rivers
Founder & CEO
4Rivers Smokehouse
Alan C. Helman
Helman Hurley Charvat Peacock/Architects, Inc.
Harris Rosen
Rosen Hotels & Resorts
Karl L. Holz
Disney Cruise Line & New Vacation Operations
Tricia Taylor
General Manager
The Breakers
Nancy Johnson
Executive Vice President, Development, Americas
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Maria Triscari
President & CEO
International Drive Resort Area Chamber of Commerce
Adrian Jones
General Manager
Legoland Florida
Gary S. Williams
Coakley Williams Hotel Management Co.
Peter Kacheris
Managing Director
Waldorf Astoria Orlando, Hilton Bonnet Creek