The Hospitality & Tourism Alliance offers a passport to the world of hospitality and tourism management in both the domestic and international arenas. Based in California, we have ready access to a wide array of global, national and regional corporations in all segments of the hospitality and tourism industry.
Our graduates prove to be an immediate asset to any employer. They come from a rigorous academic background, with a strong work ethic and real-world experience, all of which position our alumni to excel in the global hospitality and tourism markets.
To promote and elevate hospitality and tourism management education and supply skilled, prepared employees to employers in California, the U.S. and around the world.
To be known as a primary source of high-quality leaders in hospitality and tourism management.
Meet the Council
Meet the Program Leaders
Michele GendreauDirector of Food and Beverage, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Ian CaubleHead Sommelier, Ritz-Carlton, Half-Moon Bay
Art BarajasGeneral Manager South Hills Country Club
Jill Bosich Owner/Chef Cowgirl Cookie Company
Jennifer BrownAssociate Director New York City Mayor’s Office of Special Projects and Community Events
Adrian PlaxcoDirector of Food and Beverage, INCA: International Nature and Cultural Adventures
Scott DalecioPresident, Resort Division KSL Recreation Corporation
Jason FarnedGeneral Manager Buca Di Beppo