International Advisory Board
The mission of the international advisory board is to support the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration in its mission to provide outstanding educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students as well as education and research for industry professionals. Through its work, the international advisory board assists the dean with increasing the visibility of the college within the industry and its other academic constituencies.
Founder, Blau & Associates
Chairman, R&R Global Hospitality – Gaming
Senior VP Administration, Boyd Gaming Corporation
Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.
Executive VP & Chief Financial Officer, Stations Casino LLC
Executive Vice President, North American Association of Food Equipment
President, Fryett Consulting Group
Chairman & CEO, ConStrata Tech Consulting
Principal, Executive Hospitality Partners, LLC
Executive Director, IT Planning and Strategy, MGM Resorts International
Soo J. Hong
Consultant, Spencer Stuart
Thomas A. Jingoli
Senior VP / Chief Administration Officer, Konami Gaming, Inc.
Vice President Industry Relations, Ecolab
Edward A. Mady
Regional Director of West Coast USA & General Manager, The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows
CEO, McClain Consulting Group
Senior VP, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Regional President – Caesars Entertainment
The Flamingo Las Vegas, The LINQ and The Cromwell
Timothy (Tim) Muir
VP Franchise Development, Equity Brands
Choice Hotels International
President and CEO, St. Francis Winery & Vineyards
Senior VP of Human Resources, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises Inc.
Edward G. Stevenson
President/CEO, SMSC Gaming Enterprise
Esquire Chairman, Stokes Wagner Hunt Maretz & Terrell
President and CEO, Bonotel Exclusive Travel
Robert L. Van Ness
Executive VP, Americas, Preferred Hotel Group
President and CEO, ACE Denken Co., Ltd.
UNLV Hotel College Alumni Chapter President
Director of Workforce Management, Monte Carlo Resort and Casino
UNLV PGA Golf Management Advisory Board Chair
VP Golf Operations, Harrah’s Entertainment