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Carson College of Business Hospitality business management advisory board

Hospitality business management advisory board

The School of Hospitality Business Management would like to express its appreciation to these individuals for their vision, diligence, and expert advice.

John Sommer, Chair
Regional Director
Hilton Worldwide

Steve Kirsch, Vice Chair
Hospitality Executive

Lisa Bliss
Procurement Agent-Hotel Program
The Boeing Company

Chris Burdett
Senior Vice President
CBRE Hotels

David Evans
Managing Director
David R Evans & Associates

Kate Kurkjian
Director, Special Events
Visit Seattle

Jesse Lyon
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Justin Marquart
VP of Philanthropy & Business Development

Brian McGinnis
North Forty Lodging, LLC

Andrew Olsen
Vice President
Columbia Hospitality, Inc.

George Schweitzer
West Coast Event Productions

Rick Tupper
General Manager
Courtyard by Marriott

Anthony Anton
Washington Hospitality Association

Washington State University