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Washington State University
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 of Human Resources – Western Region
Hilton Worldwide

Anthony Anton
CEO & President
Washington Hospitality Association

Lisa Bliss
Procurement Agent – Hotel Program
Boeing

Chris Burdett
Executive Vice President
CBRE Hotels

David Evans
Managing Director
David R Evans & Associates

Bre Grubbs
Senior Vice President-New Business
Leisure Care

Chad Harding
General Sales Manager, Northwest Region
Constellation Brands

Bob Harrington
Academic Director
WSU

Sarah Larson
Director, Residential & Culinary
WSU

Brian McGinnis
Owner
Pinnacle Real Estate

Oliver Meinzer
VP Global Operations- Digital Guest Experience
Marriott International

Meg Miller
Executive Director of Resort Operations
Northern Quest Resort & Casino

Tom Norwalk
President & CEO
Visit Seattle

Andrew Olsen
Senior Vice President
Columbia Hospitality, Inc.

Rick Tupper
General Manager
Courtyard by Marriott