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HSMAI Americas announces 2024 Executive Committee and Board of Directors, lead by Chair Andrew Rubinacci


The board is composed of senior travel and hospitality executives from a representative selection of HSMAI members.

McLEAN, VA  The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) announce the members of its 2024 Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee, led by new chair, Andrew Rubinacci, who begins a two-year term. HSMAI America’s leaders represent a cross section of the industry’s most respected hotel and hospitality brands, academics, and suppliers.

“I’m honored to step into the role as chair of HSMAI Americas and to have the opportunity to give back to the hospitality industry,” said Andrew Rubinacci on his new role. “Alongside this board of passionate industry leaders, we aim to continue to pave the way for the increasing convergence of commercial strategy through sales, marketing and revenue strategy.”

HSMAI Americas 2024 Executive Committee Members:

  • Chair: Andrew Rubinacci, CHSP, Chief Advisory Officer, FLYR
  • Chair Elect: Michael Innocentin, Strategic Advisor & Independent Consultant
  • Vice Chair: Agnelo Fernandes, Chief Executive Officer, Cote Family Companies
  • Treasurer: Stephanie Glanzer, CMP, Chief Sales Officer and SVP, MGM Resorts
  • Immediate Past Chair: John Washko, VP of Sales & Marketing, Mohegan Sun
  • President: Bob Gilbert, CHME, CHBA, President & CEO, HSMAI

HSMAI Americas 2024 Board Members:

  • DC Becker, Principal, Titan Group
  • Brian Berry, Executive Vice President of Commercial Strategy, Pyramid Hotel Group
  • Nelson Boyce, Managing Director of Travel, Google
  • Dawn Briggs, Senior Director, Global Strategic Accounts, Sojern
  • Chris Davidson, Executive Vice President, Travel Intelligence, MMGY Global
  • Sean Dee, EVP & Chief Commercial Officer, Outrigger Resorts and Hotels
  • Vanessa Eller, Regional Manager West Coast,
  • Andre Fournier, Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Revenue, CoralTree Hospitality
  • Mike Gamble, President & Chief Executive Officer, Searchwide Global
  • Mandy Gill, Vice President of Marketing – United States and Canada, Marriott International
  • Kristi Goshow, Chief Commercial Officer, KSL Resorts
  • Allison Handy, Senior VP of Sales, Aimbridge Hospitality
  • Adam Hayashi, CRME, VP, Revenue Management, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
  • Brian Hicks, Senior Vice President of Commercial & Revenue Management – Americas, IHG
  • Rhett Hirko, CRME, Vice President of Global Revenue Optimization, Preferred Hotels & Resorts
  • Jay Hubbs, CHDM, Vice President of Advertising, Marketing, Innovation, and Analytics, BWH Hotel Group
  • Lisa Jordan, CHDM, Senior Director, Digital Marketing, Red Roof
  • Lori Kiel, CHDM, Chief Commercial Officer, The Boca Raton Resort and Club
  • Michael Klein, Vice President of Global Revenue Management, Hyatt Hotels
  • Leora Lanz, ISHC, Assistant Dean Academic Affairs, Boston University School of Hospitality Administration
  • Monique Lee, Vice President, Sales, G6 Hospitality
  • Flo Lugli, Principal, Navesink Advisory Group, LLC
  • Kevin McAteer, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Concord Hospitality
  • Kelly McGuire, Principal, ZS
  • Mark Molinari, CRME, SVP, Revenue Management & Commercial Strategy, Venetian Las Vegas
  • Katie Moro, Regional Vice President of Demand360 Data Partnerships, TravelClick, an Amadeus company
  • Jeff Patton, VP Sales Operations, Americas Hilton
  • Garth Peterson, CRME, Area Vice President of Global New Business, IDeas Revenue Solutions
  • Scott Pusillo, CRME, VP and Head of Sales, Sabre Hospitality Solutions
  • Jennifer Schneider, CRME, Senior Director Revenue Optimization – Upscale, Choice Hotels
  • Michael Shiwdin, Vice President, Guest Intelligence and Engagement, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
  • Ed Skapinok, Chief Commercial Officer, Appellation
  • Jeff Spaccio, SVP, Enterprise & Brands, Tambourine
  • Dan Surette, Chief Sales Officer, Omni Hotels & Resorts
  • Haley White, Senior Director Global Strategic Accounts, Expedia Media Group Solutions

HSMAI’s 2024 Americas Board represents the increasing convergence of sales, marketing and revenue optimization leading commercial strategy. Relevant industry issues are addressed at signature events including the Commercial Strategy Conference, Sales Leader Forum, Executive Roundtables, and HSMAI Adrian Awards.

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