Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism Advisory Board

External Advisory Board Members

Our advisory board represents a wide range of industries and businesses from all three subject areas of the Department. The Board provides detailed input into the Department’s curriculum and educational efforts.

Adrienne Jandler
President of Atlantic Webworks, Greensboro, NC


Scott Johnson
Assistant Director, Greensboro Coliseum Complex, Greensboro, NC


John Buckner
VP of Marketing, S&D Coffee and Tea, Concord, NC


Howard Jaekle
Brand Manager, Syngenta, Greensboro, NC


Ged King
COO, The Sales Factory, Greensboro, NC


Antonio Giaimo
Owner, Gia Restaurant, Greensboro, NC


Tim Mabe
President and CEO, High Point Convention Center, High Point, NC


Jefferson (Jeb) Brooks
CEO, The Brooks Groups, Greensboro, NC


Blake Collins
Senior Manager of Business Development, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA


Mike Reynolds
GM and President of the Guilford County Hotel Association, Greensboro, NC


Peter Starks
Chairman, REDglobal, Greensboro, NC

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Dr. Zhiyong Yang

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