Board of Directors

Eric Bates
General Manager
Lincolnshire Marriott Resort
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
Rich Cialabrini
Senior Association Relationship Manager
Constellation Energy
Mike Cohen
Senior Vice President
Articon Hotel Services, LLC
Brian Cooney, CHA
General Manager
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza
Kim Corrigan
General Manager
Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel
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
Hotel Arista
Stefan Gruvberger
General Manager
Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Suites
Kirsten Guill
General Manager
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
Bob Habeeb
President & CEO
First Hospitality Group, Inc.
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
Greg Horeth
Chief Operating Officer
Spire Hospitality
Steve Horve
Horve Hospitality Management, Inc.
Mark Huntley
Regional Vice President & General Manager
Swissotel Chicago/Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park
Michelle Irvin, CHA, CFBE
General Manager
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites BloomingtonAirport
Fred Jones
General Manager
Embassy Suites East Peoria
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
Palmer House, A Hilton Hotel
Mark Lauer
General Manager
Sheraton Grand Chicago
Damien McArdle
General Manager
The Drake Hotel
Dale McFarland
General Manager | President & CEO
KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort Veracity Hospitality
Michael McGilligan
General Manager
Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport
Karen McGuigan
General Manager
Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago Interstate Hotels
Mike McGuigan
General Manager
Hilton Orrington/Evanston
Ginny Morrison
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Spire Hospitality
Nabil Moubayed, CHA
General Manager | Area Director of Operations
The Kimpton Gray Hotel Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Marlene Poynder
General Manager
Waldorf Astoria Chicago
Thomas Robertson
General Manager
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
Jay Rosenthal
Director of Development & Regional Dir. of Operations
First Hospitality Group, Inc.
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