HSMAI Americas Announces 2024 Executive Committee and Board of Directors, Led by Chair Andrew Rubinacci

McLean, VA (Feb. 7, 2024) – The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is proud to 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. The board is composed of senior travel and hospitality executives from a representative selection of HSMAI members.

“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, Booking.com
  • 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

For additional information on the HSMAI Americas Board and its members, see here.

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.



The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is committed to growing business for hotels and their partners and is the industry’s leading advocate for intelligent, sustainable hotel revenue growth. The association provides hotel professionals and their partners with tools, insights, and expertise to fuel sales, inspire marketing, and optimize revenue through programs such as the Commercial Strategy Conference, Sales Leader Forum, and Adrian Awards. Founded in 1927, HSMAI is a membership organization comprising more than 5,000 members worldwide, with 40 chapters in the Americas Region. Connect with HSMAI at hsmai.org.

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