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Speaker: Christina Tosi, Founder & CEO Milk Bar

Christina Tosi is the rule-breaking, award-winning chef and founder of Milk Bar. She was named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in the World in 2022, whose inventive and […]

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Speaker: Will Guidara ’01, Co-Owner Make it Nice

Will Guidara is the former co-owner of Make It Nice, a hospitality group that included Eleven Madison Park, the NoMad restaurants, Davies and Brook at the Claridges Hotel, and Made […]


Speaker: Crystal Thomas ‘08, Vice President & Global Brand Leader Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Crystal Vinisse Thomas is a brand management and marketing leader with over10-year-long international experience driving brand innovation and operational excellence, crafting memorable guest experiences, creating global brand marketing campaigns, and […]

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Speaker: Atish Shah ’94, MMH ‘97, EVP, CFO & Treasurer Xenia Hotels

Atish Shah has been Xenia’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer since April 2016. Shah previously served as Senior Vice President – Strategy, Financial Planning & Analysis, and […]

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Speaker: Christina Heggie ‘10, Travel Product Go-To-Market Strategy Google

Christina Heggie has worked at Google for over three years in several roles that focus on connecting Google to the travel industry. As an experienced professional with extensive operational expertise […]

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Speaker: Tracy L. Prigmore, Founder & Managing Partner TLTsolutions

Tracy L. Prigmore is an award-winning executive and the Founder of TLTsolutions, a real estate investment and development firm that provides unparalleled access and insight to alternative investments. With the […]

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Speaker: Stephanie Linnartz, President Marriott International, Inc.

Stephanie Linnartz is the president of Marriott International, Inc. She is responsible for developing and executing all aspects of the company’s global consumer strategies, including brand, marketing, sales, and revenue […]


Speaker: Nala Holmes ’12, Vice President, Acquisitions – Pyramid Hotel Group

Nala Holmes serves as Vice President of Acquisitions at Pyramid Hotel Group, a leading hotel management company based in Boston. In her role, Nala is responsible for the company’s strategic […]

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Speaker: Kevin Boothe’05, Director, Football Development – National Football League

Kevin was born in New York City and was raised in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  He graduated from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in 2005 and earned his MBA from […]

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Speaker: Cecile Belaman ’91, Managing Director – Bain Capital

Cécile Belaman is a Managing Director with Bain Capital, one of the world’s leading alternative investments firm with $130 billion in assets under management. Bain Capital is active in private […]