Advisory Boards

Hospitality Management

Name Position Company
Tola Chin President Qin’s, Inc.
Ken Edwards CEO/President Tristar Hotel Group
Elliott Falcione Executive Director Bradenton Gulf Islands
C.J. Fishman President Fishman & Associates
Judi Gallagher Owner Gallagher & Associates
Charles Githler Chairman Githler Development
Tom Haines General Manager Epicurean
Virginia Haley President Visit Sarasota County
Jeff Hartigan General Manager The Oaks Club
John Horne Owner Anna Maria Oyster Bar
Michael Klauber Owner Michael’s on East
Sharon Litchfield Controller TPC Prestancia
Dannette Lynch Regional Director Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association
Jeff Mayers General Manager The Resort at Longboat Key Club
Bruce McDonald General Manager The Hyatt, Sarasota
John C. Metz Founder & Executive Chairman Metz Culinary Management
Katherine Moulton President Hospitality Advisory Services
Damien O’Riordan General Manager The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
Jeff Parsons General Manager IMG Academy Golf & Country Club
Drew Peloubet Chairman Restaurant Magic
Tom Tollette Independent Agent InTeleTravel
Chris Tomasso President First Watch Restaurants, Inc.