Dean’s Alumni Advisory Board

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Dean’s Alumni Advisory Board

The UCF Rosen College Dean’s Alumni Advisory Board will provide a volunteer leadership opportunity for Rosen College alumni to engage with leadership, faculty and students at Rosen College. As graduates of Rosen College, this group will primarily focus on student experience through direct connection with students, as a resource for faculty, and in an advisory capacity with the Rosen College Executive Council.

Learn more about the Dean's Alumni Advisory Board by reading their bios HERE.

Kennon Adkinson alumni

Kennon Adkinson '08
Senior Director of Catering, iServ BBQ, LLC    

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Brittany Manzie ’09         
Corporate Reputation Management Attachè, Paramount Hospitality Group

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David Buckalew  ‘05         
Owner, Buckalew Hospitality

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Marco Manzie, Jr. ’11         
VP of Business Development, Paramount Hospitality Group

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Steve Cokkinias  ‘18MS  
Sr. VP Market Development,  FMGLeading

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Rick Powell ‘10         
Owner/Operator, Chick-fil-A -Mt. Dora

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Arin Counsel  ’04       
District Manager, Aramark Food Service, Denver

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Jason Raimondi  '00          
President/Founder, JOR Hospitality Solutions 

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Dominique Greco  ’11 
Nighttime Economy Manager, City of Orlando

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Michael Ridgewell ‘11
Area Management Director, Highgate Hotels
Key West, FL

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Alexis Johnson '05, '10MS     
Executive Director, USTA Florida Foundation

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Emily Smith ‘13
Florida Director for Sales and Events for Tavern Restaurant Group

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Shamir  Kanji ’07    
VP Investments, Xenia Hotels & Resorts

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Dennis  Levy ’10 
Owner, Levy Hospitality (former owner Night Auditors of FL.)

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Francesco Spinelli  ‘15
Sales Manager, The Breakers Palm Beach

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Kristin Wilson  ‘07         
Owner, Our DJ Rocks and My Photobooth Rocks