Distinguished Lecture Series

There’s still another way SHA enriches your knowledge of today’s fast-changing hospitality industry: we sponsor one of the best professional lecture series anywhere. Throughout the school year, you’ll have the rare opportunity to hear and engage with top-level experts, officers, and entrepreneurs across the industry spectrum—people who actually run some of the world’s most successful hospitality corporations.

Spring 2015 Scheduled Speakers:

  • Robb Webb, Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President, Hyatt Hotels
  • George Poll, Owner, Poll Restaurants
  • Marc Bruno, President, Sports and Entertainment, ARAMARK
  • R.J. Dourney, President/CEO, Cosi Corporate
  • Tim Kirwan, Principal, HCNE (Hotel Creation NE)
  • Maribeth Bisienere, Senior VP, Disney, Downtown Disney, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, and Waterparks
  • Andrea Foster, Senior VP & Practice Leader – New England, National Director of Spa & Wellness Consulting, PKF Consulting – Hotel Consulting Services
  • Mike Leven, Chairman of Advisory Committee and Director, Las Vegas Sands Corporation
  • Steven Kent, CFA, Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co
  • *Boston University Students Only*