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Adjunct Faculty

The following is a list of adjunct faculty members in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management

Culinary Arts and Food Science

Bob Del Grosso - president, Tarocorp, Inc; consultant, Hudson Valley Foie Gras; chef, Hendricks Farms & Dairy

John King, MS - certified DAWIA Level I SafeServe; former researcher, US Department of Agriculture

Craig Laban - restaurant critic, Philadelphia Inquirer

Angelo Lother, PhD- senior R&D manager, Keystone Foods.

Alan Segel - founder of The Restaurant Scorecard, a newsletter for Philadelphia restaurant diners

Pamela Thompson, MS - certified Quality Engineer through the American Society of Quality

Marc Vetri - chef/owner, Vetri Family of Restaurants


Hospitality and Tourism

James A. Bardi, EdD, CHA – former faculty member, Penn State Berks in Hotel & Restaurant Management program

Robert Barrett - certified specialist of wine and an instructor of continuing education in the Field of Wine and Food,The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

Dana Cronin - director of operations, Maritz Travel

Neal Ewing – former writer for Wine Spectator and current director of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust Philadelphia franchise

Lynn Hoffman - founder of Drexel's Culinary Arts major and author of six books and several hundred newspaper and magazine articles about food and drink

Matt Meussig – director of human resources, Garces Goup

Clare Pelino - president, Profile Public Relations in Philadelphia representing some of the best culinary professionals in the region

Vidyanidhi Rege - director of the hospitality & culinary management department, Howard County College

Fred Stein - senior partner, The Creative Group, Inc.

Sport Management

Gianna Bigliani, PT, DPT, CSCS - staff physical therapist, Sports Physical Therapy Institute and strength & conditioning coach, Motion Gymnastics

Brett Burchette, EdD - associate athletic director for external affairs, Bradley University

Sal DeAngelis - director of operations/security, Philadelphia Phillies

Mark Gress - interim director of career education, Arcadia University; former senior executive recruiter, Turnkey Sports and Entertainment

Michael Lawson - president and CEO, 4A Management

J.P. Lutz - former manager of ticket operations and premium seating, Philadelphia Eagles; former director of corporate sponsorships, Philadelphia Soul

Jody Mooradian - senior associate director of athletics/senior women’s administrator, Boston College; former director of athletics, Edinboro University 

Robert Romano - general counsel, RISE International Sports Enterprises

Amie Sheridan - freelance writer, Sports Business Journal; former director of digital business development, NBC Sports

Dan Simmons - associate athletic director for recreation and facilities, Drexel University

Ed Stoner - athletic director, Multnomah Athletic Club (Portland, Oregon); former senior associate athletic director, Northeastern University

Bill Strickland - former director of marketing partnerships, CBS College Sports Network

Anthony Taverno - controller, ARAMARK Corporation

Jennifer Valore - assistant women's lacrosse coach, University of Michigan Athletic Department

Phil Vandeberg - associate athletic trainer, Drexel University Athletics

Jeremy Wang - director, Villanova Athletic Fund

Cynthia Weiss - vice president of marketing, Comcast SportsNet

Mike Westerfer - assistant athletics director, Sports Medicine

Mark Wilson - managing director, Harrison Kent Advisors, LLC, and Best Practices for Sports Camp; former director of sports camps and assistant director of compliance,The Ohio State University

Chris Wyche - executive vice president of operations, Kansas City Wizards