Dinesh Rao, '97 BS Hotel Administration, recently celebrated 19 years with Marriott International. Currently, he is the general manager of the Courtyard by Marriott San Antonio Riverwalk. Located on the banks of the world-famous Riverwalk and on the site of the former St. Mary's Parochial School, the hotel is one of the most unique Marriott hotels, he says, and is only 55 feet wide. He has worked in nine different hotels, in seven cities, in five different Marriott brands. He has been married 15 years and has two children, ages 11 and 7. The family lives in San Antonio.
Marisa Rodriguez, '04 BSBA International Business, '13 JD, an associate in the Las Vegas office of the law firm of Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial, has been recognized in the 11th edition of Nevada Business Magazine’s Legal Elite. The annual list showcases the state’s top lawyers as designated by their peers. She was recognized among Southern Nevada’s top attorneys in the areas of civil litigation, commercial litigation, and health law. Her practice concentrates in all phases of complex litigation, including construction, premises liability, product liability, labor and employment, transportation, and catastrophic injury.
Shaun Tuch, ’06 BS Hotel Administration, has expanded and franchised his Professor Egghead business, a company that provides science and engineering education to children. He hopes to expand to Las Vegas soon. He lives in Los Angeles.
Mika Takasaki Koike
Mika Takasaki Koike, ’94 BS Hotel Administration, is an interpreter for Japan’s Yokohama District Court and an instructor at Sundai Travel & Hotel College. Her hobbies include volleyball and exercising in the gym. She is married and has two daughters and one son. The family lives in Yokohama.