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Hospitality & Tourism: HMD 101 Presentations

HMD 101 Fall 2023

Topic: Hotel Operations
Speaker: Pauline Brion - Courtyard by Marriott Reno

Topic: Attractions
Speaker: Eddie Feriance - Chocolate Nugget 

Topic: Cruise Industry
Speaker: Lauren Epstein - Edgewood Tahoe

HMD 101 Fall 2022

Topic: Destination Marketing Organization - Tourism Industry
Speaker: Art Jimenez - RSCVA

HMD 101 Fall 2021

Topic: Performing Arts and Cultural Attractions
Speaker: Michael Hicks - Reno Philharmonic

Topic: Hotel Operations
Speaker: Colin Perry - Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe

Topic: Event Management
Speaker: Tasha Holloway - RSCVA

Topic: Careers in Different Segments of the Hospitality Industry
Speaker: Andy Bomberger - The Club at Arrowcreek

Topic: Lessons in Un-sustainable Tourism - Jordan and Nevada
Speaker: Joylin Naimie, Professor of Anthropology - TMCC

HMD 101 Spring 2020

Topic: Lodging
Speaker: Candy English - Retired Industry Expert

Topic: Meetings and conventions, CVB
Speaker: Marcus Johnson - RSCVA

HMD 101 Fall 2019

Topic: Sports management 
Speaker: Eric Edelstein - Aces 1868 FC

Topic: Museums and attractions
Speaker: Mat Sinclair - Discovery Museum

Topic: Gaming 
Speaker: Scott Evans - Peppermill
Speaker: Stephen Ascuaga - Peppermill

Topic: Event management
Speaker: Shelli Fine - Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority

Topic: Meetings and conventions, DMC
Speaker: Lisa DeLeon - Destination Tahoe Meetings & Events

HMD 101 Spring 2019

Topic: Airline Industry
Speakers: Brian Kulpin - Airport AuthorityMelissa Ogg Farnsworth - Southwest Airlines

Topic: Beverages
Speaker: Christian O’kuinghttons - Atlantis

Topic: Cruise Industry
Speaker: Michael Day, SMG / Prior VP of Entertainment, Oceania 

Topic: Hotel Operations
Speaker: Briana Smith - Atlantis

Topic: Golf Management
Speaker: Chris Hoff - Barracuda Tournament

Topic: Lodging
Speakers: Shannon Lum, Chandler Cain - Hyatt Lake Tahoe

Topic: Restaurant Operations
Speakers: Toni Schiavone, Shelly Curt - Atlantis