The Advisory Board is comprised of exceptional leaders in the culinary, hospitality and sport industries who are committed to advancing the Center for Food and Hospitality Management. Members provide strategic input regarding the center’s mission, goals, and initiatives, share insights regarding industry trends and developments, and promote the center within the business community.
Advisory Board Members:
Sally Bellet, President, Stein/Bellet Foundation and Drexel University Trustee
Jeff Benjamin, COO, Vetri Family of Restaurants
Scott Braunschweig, President, The Artisan’s Cellar
James Cuorato, President and CEO, Independence Visitor Center
Harris Cutler, President, Race West
Tara Gorman, Partner, Perkins Coie, LLP
Victoria Grant, Program Director, C-CAP Philadelphia Region
Ed Grose, President, Alta Management Services and Executive Director, Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association
Tim Kane, Senior Director, National Basketball Association (NBA)
Rob Keddie, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Garces Group
Larry Korman, Co-CEO, Korman communities and President, AKA hotel residences
Bill Mignucci, Jr, President and CEO, Di Bruno Bros.
Laura McAllister Cox, Esq, Vice President of Regulatory Compliance, Rush Street Gaming, LLC
Larry Needle, Executive Director, Philadelphia Sports Congress
Stephen Olitsky, President and CEO, Lifestyle Wealth Management, LLC; Olitsky Family Foundation
Aleni Pappas, Former National Accounts Manager, Clement Pappas Company, Inc.
Alyce Parker, Principal, Alyce Parker & Associates
Woody Rosenbach, Senior Vice President/Managing Director, Kantar Retail Consultants
Nancy Rutter Clark, Founder, Octavia Foundation and Chairwoman, Cook for Your Life!
Alan Segel, Chef/owner, Wishbone Restaurant
Stuart Schulman, EdD, Professor of Management at Baruch College of CUNY
Michael Sheehey, Executive Vice President of Business Development, Comcast-Spectacor
Jim Werner, Director of Partnerships, VISIT PHILADELPHIA®
Ellen Yin, Co-owner, Fork Restaurant and High Street on Market