Advisory Boards

Hospitality Management Advisory Board

Name Position Company
Ron Blitz Area Director Florida Hilton Hotels
C.J. Fishman President Fishman & Associates
Judi Gallagher Owner Gallagher & Associates
Mohammad Gharavi General Manager Holiday Inn Sarasota-Bradenton Airport
Charles Githler Chairman Intershow
Richard Gonzmart President Columbia Restaurant
Virginia Haley Executive Director Sarasota Convention & Visitors Bureau
John Horne Owner Anna Maria Oyster Bar
Brad Jenks General Manager The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
Mr. Bernie Kloppenburg General Manager Sarasota Yatch Club
Dannette Lynch Regional Director Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association
John McKibbon Chairman McKibbon Hotel Group, Inc.
James McManemon, Jr. General Manager The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
Vic Motto Co-founder, Chairman and CEO Global Wine Partners LLC
Katherine Moulton    
Sean Murphy Owner Beach Bistro & Mangrove Grill Restaurants
Ben Novello Principal and Chief Development Officer World of Beer Franchising, Inc.
Chip Parmelee Executive Analyst Relations Director Beth Callans Management Corp
Jeff Parsons General Manager IMG Academy Golf & Country Club
Drew Peloubet Chairman Restaurant Magic
Leslie Power InnKeeper Indigo Hotel
Robert Rosenberg President Elect North Port Economic Development Corp
Burton “Skip” Sack Former Owner Applebee’s Restaurants
Bob Soran President & CEO Jack Graham, Inc.Tom Tollette
Larry White