Alumni Connections

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

This board represents alumni who are seasoned, senior executives in the industry.

Executive Committee

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

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

Gary S. Thulander
Managing Director
Chatham Bars Inn Resort and Spa
Chatham, MA

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

Eric Goodwin
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

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

Gary Thulander '85
President and General Manager
Woodstock Inn & Resort

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

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

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

Phil Gagne '08
Director of Rooms
Liberty Hotel

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


Hetz Wochholz '77 
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

Bill Thompson ‘74
President & COO
Culinaire International

Industry Advisors

Mark Avondoglio
Vice President
Perona Farms

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

Jay Krupp '92
Director, CRS Education and Content

Jamie Strobino
Senior Vice President
Not Your Average Joe's

This board represents alumni who have recently graduated, and started their careers at varying levels of management.

President - Hannah Lazerovich ‘14
Floor Manager
Tamo Bistro & Bar

Marnee Dupont '14 – Treasurer
Product Specialist

Amanda Gorell '16 – Secretary
Sales Manager
Marriott International

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

Christina Breen '09
Training Specialist
Amadeus Newmarket

Emily Broderick '10
Associate Director of Donor Relations
The University of New Hampshire

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

Brian Chiappa '10
Assistant Director, Banquets
InterContinental Boston

Kristen Kelley '10
General Manager
Mammia Mia's Restaurant

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

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

Emily Wilson '10
CHW Warnick