Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Please take a moment to meet Rosen College’s esteemed leadership team of hospitality scholars and industry experts. Click their names or photos to learn more about their background and expertise, and how to contact them.

Dean

Dr. Youcheng Wang
Dean, William C. Peeper Preeminent Professor in Destination Marketing

Associate Deans

Dr. Robertico Croes
Associate Dean, Research & Administration; Director, Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies; Interim Chair, Dept of Hospitality Services; Professor
Dr. Alan Fyall
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs; Interim Chair Dept of Tourism Events & Attractions; Visit Orlando Endowed Chair of Tourism Marketing

Assistant Dean

Dr. Manuel Rivera
Assistant Dean; Associate Professor

Department Chairs

Dr. Cynthia Mejia
Interim Chair Dept of Foodservice & Lodging Management; Associate Professor
Dr. Robertico Croes
Associate Dean, Administration & Finance; Director, Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies; Interim Chair, Dept of Hospitality Services; Professor
Dr. Alan Fyall
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs; Interim Chair Dept of Tourism, Events & Attractions; Visit Orlando Endowed Chair of Tourism Marketing
Ms. Catherine Gholson
Department Director Finance
Mr. Fred Okumu
Department Director Information Technology
Ms. Lori V. Safford
Department Director Student Services