90 Influential Hotelies (Spring 2012)

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Marriott Hotels, Resorts, and Suites; Mid-Atlantic regional VP; VP of revenue management; and SVP of rooms operations and related services. Daughter Kristen ���04 is a senior manager at MVCI, and Scott ���01 is a senior director with the company. 88. Annabella Santos Wisniewski ���65: President and CEO of Raintree Partners, operators and developers of luxury hotels and resorts, fully serviced apartments, food courts, and restaurants in the Philippines. Her husband Tom ���71 is chairman, and son Andrej ���94 is VP and GM of Foodparks by Raintree. Their son Martin established the Raintree Restaurants division. Santos Wisniewski was the ���rst Filipino to graduate from SHA. 89. Mark Woodworth ���77, MPS ���78: President of PKF Hospitality Research, an af���liate of PKF Consulting USA (PKF/C), and a member of the executive committee of PKF/C. Woodworth has worked for the industry���s leading lenders, developers, chains and management companies and 16 School of Hotel Administration has dealt with all aspects of operations, development and ���nancing. He has been quoted on hospitality issues in such noted publications as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Barron���s, USA Today, The Financial Times, and numerous industry publications. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and at the school. He served for two terms on the Cornell University Council and served on the CHR Advisory Board. 90. Peter Yesawich ���72, MS ���74, PhD ���76: President and CEO of Yesawich, Pepperdine and Brown, America���s leading marketing, advertising, and public relations agency serving traveland leisure-industry clients, Yesawich���s commentary on travel trends is cited frequently in the major news media. He is the recipient of the World Travel Award from the American Association of Travel Editors, the Albert E. Koehl Award from the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), and the Silver Medal from the American Advertising Federation. Guide to the acronyms AHMA: American Hotel and Motel Association, now the American Hotel Association CHR: SHA���s Center for Hospitality Research COO: Chief operating of���cer DAB: SHA Dean���s Advisory Board EVP: Executive vice president GM: General manager HSMAI: Hotel Sales and Marketing Association International IHG: InterContinental Hotels Group IPO: Initial public offering NRA: National Restaurant Association PIHE: SHA���s Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship REIT: Real estate investment trust SHA: School of Hotel Administration SVP: Senior vice president

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