The Entrepreneurs of Hospitality

Five graduates forge their own paths in the hospitality industry.

In This Series

man in profile
People | January 30, 2018
Staying true to his casino-operation roots, this entrepreneur means business in a world of play.
man in front of microphone
People | January 30, 2018
This '96 alumnus knows there’s no such thing as a rough draft in life.
man in suit
People | January 30, 2018
Armed his long-time infatuation for hospitality, this New York native discovered inspiration in UNLV’s industry ties.
man in UNLV jersey
People | January 30, 2018
This Italian-born alumnus launched his career by breaking barriers and standing out.
man in front of chalkboard
People | January 30, 2018
Hospitality took on a new meaning for this educator after arriving at UNLV.

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