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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

Brian Dirks, Microbiologist, Egglands Best

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

Kristina Burke - Former manager/owner of James Restaurant.

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, OCS, CSCS - Physical therapist and director of sports performance, Fitness Integrated Therapy

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 - Director of campus recreation, Elon University

Ed Stoner, EdD - 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