EIM Department Hosting of Professional Organizations
5.05 EIM Department Hosting of Executive in Residence Program and Industry Professionals
The hosting of an Executive-in-Residence Program and other industry offerings the past four years has brought industry professionals to campus including former Chairman and CEO of Kampgrounds of America (KOA), the Senior Vice President and General Manager, Los Angeles Convention Center, and AEG Facilities, the CEO of George P. Johnson, the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Project Worldwide, the Assistant City Manager, Sierra Madre, the Community Services Manager, Mission Viejo, and the Executive Director of the California State Park & Recreation Society.
Students have an opportunity to interact with these individuals during their appearances as guest lecturers, formal receptions, keynote presentations, and/or in informal sessions developed specifically for students.
Students are also key in planning committees that facilitate the Executives-in-Residence visits to campus.
Respective agendas for executive-in-residence:
- Jim Rogers, Kampgrounds of America KOA
- Brad Gessner, Los Angeles Convention Center - AEG Facilities AEGLive
- Bob Vallee Jr., Project Worldwide
- Chris Meyer, George P. Johnson