Board of Directors

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE


Ligia Centurion Headshot
Co-President

Ligia Centurion
Director of Account Management, Customer Success
Selfbook
Michael Oakes Headshot   Co-President

Michael Oakes
Director of Sales & Marketing
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa

 

 

 

Secretary/Chapter Advisor

Constantino Papadopulos CHRM, CRME General Manager

VP, Programs

Steve Taft
Director of Business Development/FL & Caribbean, SHR

           
 

VP, Finance

Denease Butt
Director of Revenue Management
Riverside Hotel

 

VP, Membership Development

Beatriz Bletcher Catto
Associate Market Manager, Sommet Education

           

 

VP, Collegiate Chapter Advisor

Greg Bohan
Professor
Florida Atlantic University

Christina Davis Headshot   VP, Marketing and Communications

Christina Davis
VP of Media & Analytics
Tambourine
           

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Programs Committee

 

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Director, Programs & Content

Susan Aichele-Sanders
Area Director of Sales & Marketing
Urgo Hotels & Resorts

 

Director, Programs & Content

Arelis Abbate
Director of Sales
Cambria Hotel Fort Lauderdale Beach

           

Director, Programs & Content

Javier Charlesman
Director of Food & Beverage, CarillonMiami Wellness Resort

Director, Programs & Content

David Viteri
Product Marketing Manager
Meta

Revenue Management Committee

     

Director, Revenue Management

Robert Levine
Founder & Principal, ComOps

     

Membership Committee

     

Director, Membership Development

Angie Franjul-Garcia
Market Manager - Miami
Expedia Group

 

Director, Membership Development

Meghan Smith

Director of Sales, North America, Milestone

Director, Mentorship

Debbie Mala Selvarajoo
Commercial Director of US & Caribbean, L+R Hotels

Marketing & Communications Committee

 
Silja_Berrocal_headshot.jpg Director, Social Media

Silja Berrocal
Account Executive 
Tambourine
Director, Marketing & Communications

Cecilia Orbegozo
Director of Sales & Marketing, Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Community Outreach/Collegiate Development

     
Peter Ricci headshot
  Director, Certifications/Faculty Liaison

Dr. Peter Ricci,
CHA, CHSE, CRME, Director, Hospitality Management Program
Florida Atlantic University 
  Director Collegiate Chapter

Mike Hampton
Professor
Florida International University
 

 Sponsorship Committee

     
      
 

Director, Sponsorship

Ana Isaza
Director Sales & Marketing, Hilton Miami Dadeland

 

Director, Sponsorship

Haydee Casanova Rodriguez
Consultant


           

 Past President's Council/Advisory Board

   
           
  Past President/Chapter Advisor

Carmen Ackerman
Project Manager
Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District
    Past President/Chapter Advisor

Stacie Faulds
Director of Marketing
Cruise Planners - An American Express Travel Representative
           
    Past President/Chapter Advisor

Fernando Harb
Vice President Tourism Sales
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
    Advisory Board Member

Doug McLain
Vice President of Sales - Southeast
INXPO
           


Past President/Chapter Advisor

Silvia Camarota
Senior Director - Southeast
Expedia Group

Past President/Chapter Advisor

Natalie Strobl
Strobl Consulting 

 

 

 

    Special Events/Past Pres, Council

Gail Spier
Regional Sales Director
THINK Magazine

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

  Diane Levine Benjamin
HSMAI South Florida
401 E. Las Olas Blvd
Suite 130-252
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 hsmaisouthflorida@gmail.com

305-608-8090