• 2017 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI

    Founding members of the IHAB with current and past Program Chairs, recognize Hetz Wochholz with the Distinguished Alumni Award.

    (L-R) Tom Varley, Nelson Barber, Raymond Goodman, Hetz Wochholz, Lynn Dougherty, Ken Wilson, John Murtha, Glenn Hardman
  • DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI CONNECTIONS

    Joe Faro ‘91 awarded the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award at the Gourmet Dinner Friday April 15, 2016.

  • LYNNE A. D0UGHERTY '78

    Lynne retired in 2015 from Starwood Hotels and Resorts after a 37 year career spanning across North America.

  • ALUMNI CONNECTIONS

    Ken Wilson awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award at the Seaport Hotel in Boston. Read More

Experience Alumni Engagement

Lifetime Achievement Award and 90th Anniversary Event


The UNH Hospitality Management Program is fortunate to have two strong and engaged alumni boards.

  • International Hospitality Management Advisory Board. This board represents alumni who are seasoned, senior executives in the industry.

 

 

  • Board of Young Hospitality Professionals. This board represents alumni who have recently graduated, and started their careers at varying levels of management.

International Hospitality Management Advisory Board Members

Executive Committee

Chair - Glenn A. Hardman '78
President
RGH Hospitality, LLC
Wilton, NH

Vice Chair - Kenneth Wilson '81
Managing Director
CHW Warnick
Beverly, MA

Lynne Dougherty '78
Hospitality & Franchise Executive
Atlanta, GA

Robert J. Webster '80
Managing Director
Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels & Hospitality Group
Atlanta, GA 30326

Andrew Katz '83
Managing Director and Head of Operations
Hospitality Europe, The Blackstone Group
Wimbeldon, UK

Ann Peterson '79
President and General Manager
Wyndham New Yorker Hotel Management Co.
New York, NY

Eric Goodwin
President
Goodwin Hospitality & Associates

Robert Dunigan '81
Senior Vice President - Shared Services
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Thomas Varley '80
Vice President, Operations
Ocean Properties
Portsmouth, NH

Members At-Large

Marianna Accomando '80
Vice President Sales
Seaport Hotel
Boston, MA

John Murtha '75
Area Director and General Manager
Omni Parker House

Patricia McCann '84
VP-Benefits, Compensation and HRIS
Apollo Group, Inc.

Jon Moore '74
President
Jon Moore & Associates, LLC
Hospitality Sales | Digital Marketing Consulting
Andover, MA

Arlene Kozlik McCullough '87
VP of Accounting
Vision Hospitality Group, Inc

Nicholas L. Meli ‘09
Vice President
Jones Lang LaSalle
Hotels & Hospitality

Anne Marie Wemmlinger ‘87
Vice President, Full Service Franchising – Operations
Marriott International

Ex-Officio Members

Deborah Merrill-Sands, PhD
Dean, Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH

Nelson A. Barber, PhD
Chair, Hospitality Management Program
Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH

Kristin Wells '10
Co-Chair, Board Young Hospitality Professionals
Business Development Manager
Massachusetts Society of CPA's
Boston, MA

Emily Spencer '10
Co-Chair, Board Young Hospitality Professionals
Assistant Director of Donor Relations
The University of New Hampshire

Cecile Aitchison
Assistant VP for Development and External Engagement Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH

Emeritus

Hetz Wochholz '77
Retired
Senior VP Strategic Accounts and Development
Avendra LLC
Rockville, MD

Elizabeth Mullins '78
Experience Planning and Integration | LODGING
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Robrt Grunbeck '86
Self-employed.

Bill Thompson ‘74
President & COO
Culinaire International

Industry Advisors

Mark Avondoglio
Vice President
Perona Farms

Morreen Rukin Bayles
President
Creative Restaurant Solutions, Inc./Combined Resource Solutions

Jay Krupp '92
Director, CRS Education and Content
Amadeus

Jamie Strobino
Senior Vice President
Not Your Average Joe's

Board of Young Hospitality Professionals (BYHP)

Co-Chair - Kristin Wells (Jones) '10
Business Development Manager
Massachusetts Society of CPA's

Co-Chair - Emily Spencer '10
Associate Director of Donor Relations
The University of New Hampshire

Treasurer - Emily Wilson '10
Manager
CHW Warnick

Alumni Committee Director - Gina Damiano '02
Director of Donor Relations
The University of New Hampshire

Ben Bailey ‘09
Assistant Director of Human Resources
Omni Parker House

Christina Breen ‘09
Training Specialist
Amadeus Newmarket

Nicole Carrigan ‘10
Food & Beverage Service Director
Wentworth by the Sea Country Club

Brian Chiappa '10
Assistant Director, Banquets
InterContinental Boston

Phil Gagne '08
Front office Manager
Omni Parker House

Kristen Kelley ‘10
General Manager
Mammia Mia's Restaurant

Hannah Lazerovich ‘14
Floor Manager
Tamo Bistro & Bar

Kara Nichols '10
Meetings & Special Events Manager
Taj Boston

Kelsey Raymond ‘10
Human Resources Specialist
The Exeter Inn and Epoch Restaurant & Bar

Lauren Robichaud ‘10
Senior Associate
Capital Hotel Management

John Silva ‘12
General Manager
Hampton Inn & Suites Portsmouth, NH

Caitlin Sims ‘12
Catering Sales Director
Wentworth by the Sea Country Club