Board of Directors

Mark Aleman
General Manager
Holiday Inn Quincy
Jermaine Anderson
General Manager
Virgin Hotels Chicago
Eric Bates
General Manager
Eaglewood Resort & Spa
Jenna Beyers
Director of Operations/Owner
Hotel Ventures Management of Illinois, Inc.
John Brooke, CHA
Chief Operating Officer
Janko Hospitality, LLC
Jim Buczek
Senior Vice President
Jerry Cataldo
President & CEO
Hostmark Hospitality Group
Raymond Ceresa
General Manager
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington
Rich Cialabrini
Senior Association Relationship Manager
Constellation Energy
Mike Cohen
Senior Vice President
Articon Hotel Services, LLC
Brian Cooney, CHA
Operations Manager
Hostmark Hospitality Group
Paul Daly
General Manager | Area Vice President
Hyatt Regency O’Hare | Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Darin Dame, CHA
General Manager
Residence Inn Springfield
Doug Dean
General Manager
Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile
Patrick Donelly
General Manager
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Jim Donivan
Director, National Accounts
The Wall Street Journal | Dow Jones & Company
Konstantine Drosos
General Manager
Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
Mike Feigenbaum
General Manager
The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center
Pierre-Louis Giacotto
General Manager
The Blackstone
Stefan Gruvberger
Corporate Director of Transitions & Openings
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Kirsten Guill
General Manager
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
Bob Habeeb
President & CEO
Maverick Hotels & Restaurants
Chris Hansen
General Manager
Loews Chicago Hotel
Patrick Hatton
General Manager
Chicago Athletic Association Hotel
Dieter Heigl
General Manager
Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel
Stacy Hinrichs
Regional Director of Operations
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Collinsville
Steve Horve
Horve Hospitality Management, Inc.
Fred Jones
General Manager
Embassy Suites by Hilton East Peoria - Riverfront Hotel & Conference Center
George Jordan
Senior Vice President
Oxford Hotels & Resorts, LLC
Dave Kimsey
Chief Financial Officer
Johnson Development Company, LLC
Tony Klok
Rebel Hospitality, LLC
Dean Lane
Area General Manager, Chicago
The Palmer House Hilton
France Langan
General Manager
Pheasant Run Resort
Mark Lauer
General Manager
Sheraton Grand Chicago
Damien McArdle
General Manager
The Drake, A Hilton Hotel
Michelle McConnell, CHA
General Manager
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Bloomington-Airport
Karen McGuigan
General Manager
Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago | Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge
Mike McGuigan
Area General Manager
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago O'Hare Airport – Rosemont | Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago O'Hare Rosemont
Ginny Morrison
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Spire Hospitality
Nabil Moubayed, CHA
General Manager | Area Director of Operations
The Kimpton Gray Hotel Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Catherine Mrowiec
General Manager
Marriott Marquis Chicago
Tim Obert
General Manager
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Thomas Robertson
General Manager
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
Richard Romane
General Manager
The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
Jay Rosenthal
Chief Operating Officer
Associated Hotels, LLC
Charlie Shirk
General Manager
Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn
Rick Simon
President & CEO
United Service Companies
Peter Simoncelli
General Manager
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
Lisa Timbo
General Manager
JW Marriott Chicago
John Tomasiewicz
Director, Client Management
American Express
Tommie L. Van
General Manager
Residence Inn Chicago Downtown/Loop
Ron Vlasic
Regional Vice President
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
John Wells
General Manager
Hilton Chicago