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Alumni Board

Mission: To promote connectivity among alumni and students of the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management which fosters continued engagement among themselves, UH and the College.

Michael Alcorn

Michael Alcorn ('07), President
Inside Sales Manager
Distribution International 

Helen Barrera

Helen Barrera ('96)
District Manager
LQ Management LLC 


Jeff Binford, CHA ('79)
Director of Client Strategies
CBRE Hotels Consulting, formerly PKF Consulting 

Ricky Girardi

Ricky Girardi ('10)
Director of HR & Training
Chick-fil-A Sawyer Heights 


Dr. Priyanko Guchait, Faculty Advisor
Assistant Professor
Hilton College 

Jessica Howton

Jessica Howton ('11, MS '13)
Merchandising Manager

Margo Kaplan ('03), Past President
Director of Human Resources
American Liberty Hospitality 

Jessica Lewis

Jessica Lewis ('07), Secretary
Area Corporate Group Sales Manager
Hyatt Regency Houston Galleria 


Randy McCaslin (MBA '80, Hon. '07), Immediate Past President
Managing Director
CBRE Hotels Consulting, formerly PKF Consulting 


Patty Sepulveda ('89)
Community Representative
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center 


Noel Stalnaker ('75)
Food Service Manager


Kaitlyn Venable-Valdez ('12), Vice President
Research & Development Chef
Luby's, Inc.