BLLA Board of Advisors

Key leaders in the Boutique Community who are dedicating their time to advocate and support these special types of businesses.

Jody Pennette

Board of Advisors, Education Committee

Cb5 Hospitality Consultants

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Ariela Kiradjian

Board of Advisors

BLLA, StayBoutique

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Frances Kiradjian

Board of Advisors

BLLA, StayBoutique

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Kevin Robinson

Board of Advisors, Membership Committee

CEO, Aparium Group

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Lisa Odenweller

Board of Advisors, Membership Committee

Founder, Kroma Superfoods

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Nadira Lalji

Board of Advisors, Membership Committee

Founder, Inhabit Hotels

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Remy Allis

Board of Advisors, Education Committee

Founder, ALLIS

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Nelson Migdal

Board of Advisors, Membership Committee

Greenberg Traurig

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Sue Walter

Board of Advisors, Membership Committee

Maggie & Rose

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Doug Olson

Education Committee

C2C Designs

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Kate Burda

Education Committee

Kate Burda and Co.

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Samantha Ahuja

Education Committee

Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Carolyn Izzo-Feldman

Education Committee

Carolyn Izzo Integrated Communications (CIIC)

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Roberta Matuson

Education Committee

Matuson Consulting

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Jackie Collins

Education Committee

Gallagher Insurance

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Dee Patel

Education Committee

The Hermitage Hotel

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Robert Fishcel

Education Committee

Gensler

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David Bowd

Education Committee

Salt Hotels

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Damien Mahoney

Education Committee

Stackla

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Andrew Freeman

Education Committee

Carbonate/af&co.

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Christian Holmsen

Education Committee

RezStream

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Denise Korn

Education Committee

Gensler

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Daniel André Langer

Education Committee

Équité

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Lynn Curry

Education Committee

Resources for Leisure Assets

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Geoffrey Davis

Education Committee

Davis Hotel Capital Incorporated

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Regina Connell

Education Committee

Bull Stockwell Allen

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Past BLLA Board of Advisors

Paula Argento

Managing Director, Argento Hospitality Group

Bruce Baltin

Partner, CBRE

Kim Bardoul

Principal, Highland Group

Alan Barmaper

Principal, Alan Barmaper Consultants

David Beedie

Travel Consultant, Ovation Corporate Travel

Marc Bichet

CMO, GCP Hospitality (GAW Capital Group)

Joel Brand

Mng. Director, Western RE Practice, Crystal & Company

Johanne Brierre

Founder, Trendytripping.com

Larry Broughton

President & CEO, Broughton Hotels

Jeff Bullied

VP, Restoration Hardware Contract

Melinda Bush

Principal, HRW Holdings LLC

Aileen Canta

President, A F Canta, Inc

Becka Chester

Principal, Becka Chester Hospitality Design Specialist, LLC

Pedro Colaco

CEO & Director, Guest-Centric

Glenn Colorassi

Principal, Colorassi Spa & Wellness Consulting

Ronit Copeland

CEO, Copeland Ltd. Hospitality Consulting By Design

Ed Curry

President, Duxianna

Brian DeLowe

President & Co-Founder, Proper Hospitality & The Kor Group

Tim Dixon

Owner, THE IRON HORSE HOTEL/DIXON DEVELOPMENT

Joe Dolce

Executive Vice President, Venture Programs, Inc.

Lana Dubovik Boissier

Principal, Hospitality Atelier

John deC. Evans

President & CEO, Trilogy Group of Companies & Opus Hotels

Sarah Evans

Partner, J Public Relations

Jonathan Falik

CEO, JF Capital Advisors

Andrew Fay

President, The GETTYS Group

Marjorie Feltus-Hawkins

Principal, Feltus Hawkins Design, LLC

Michelle Finn

President, Hospitality Media Group

Theresa Gonzales

Managing Director – Sales & Marketing, Blakely New York Hotel  - BD HOTELS

Craig Greenburg

President, 21C Museum Hotels

Stuart Greif

Vice President & General Manager, JD Power & Associates

Mark Harmon

CEO, Auberge Resorts

Leigh Hitz

CEO, Magnolia Hotels / Stout Street Hospitality

Cees Houweling

Principal, Hospitality Consulting

Joe Hyman

President & CEO, Vizergy

Tom Ito

Hospitality Practice Leader & Principal, Gensler

Fred J. Kleisner

Board Member - various, Independent Advisor

Edward Kaen

Owner, The Keating Hotel

John Keeling

EVP, Valencia Group

Kim Kessler

Founder, KIPR

Tom Latour

Chairman, Latour Signature Group

Niki Leondakis

CEO, Equinox

Carlos Lopes

Principal & Managing Director, KARAS Hotels

Filipe Machez

V.P. North America, Guest-Centric

Yasmine Mahmoudieh

Owner, Mahmoudieh Concepts

Guy Maisnik

Vice Chair, Global Hospitality Group, JMBM

Nelson Migdal

Principal Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Ram Mohan

Principal, GroupRevMax

Patrick Mullinix

President & CEO, Vista Hotels, Inns & Suites

Barry Nakano

Director of Business Development, PacRim Marketing Group, Inc.

Jay Newman

COO, Athens Group

Offer Nissenbaum

Managing Director, Peninsula Hotel Beverly Hills

Robert W. Nolan, Jr.

President / CEO, Customer Direct, LLC

Shane O'Flaherty

National Director Hospitality & Travel, Microsoft

Paula Oblen

CEO, Hotelements

Mark Pratt

Senior VP, Leo A Daly Architects

Greg Remeikis

Partner, CohnReznick

Stephen Robbins

President, Principia Hospitality

Edie Rodriguez

CEO, PONANT Cruises

Darlene Rondeau

Marketing Director, Leonardo

John Russell

Principal & CEO, Campus Brands

Jay Schwartz

CEO, Ideawork

James Shaffer

Executive Vice President, SUITELIFE Underwriting Managers

Ken Springer

Principal, Terrain Hospitality

Max Starkov

CEO, HEBS Digital

Ingrid Summerfield

President & COO, Ingrid Summerfield Hospitality

Robert Swade

CEO, Grace Hotels

Michael Tall

COO, Charlestowne Hotels

Nile Tuzun

Principal, NILEbrand International

Nelson Veiga

VP Americas, Vindicia

Christophe Vielle

Managing Director & Co-Founder, GCP Hospitality

Donny Weber

AIA, Vice President, Weber Group

John Welty

Practice Leader, SUITELIFE Underwriting Managers

Brad Wilson

President, Ace Hotel Group/Atelier Ace

Irina Zavina

VP, Global Development & Strategy, Gansevoort Hotel Group