Global Board

Executives and Directors

HFTP Global Board

The HFTP Global Board volunteers its time and leadership to propel HFTP to the forefront of the industry. Under the Board’s vision, HFTP is able to expand its reach globally and address the needs of the entire hospitality industry.

Officers

treasurer
James Bina CHAE+

Term: 2023-2024
Treasurer — Rosen Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

secretary
Andrew Buwalda CHAE

Term: 2023-2024
General Manager of IT, Finance and Operations — Deerhurst Resort

immediate-past-president
Neil Foster CHTP, MBA

Term: 2023-2024
Advisor — Growth Advisors International Network (GAIN)

executive-advisor
Prakash Shukla

Term: 2023-2024
Managing Partner — Wayfair VC

Directors

director
Kelly Brennan

Term: 2020-2024
Director Business Development — Think Technologies Group

director
Robert Mandelbaum

Term: 2023-2026
Research Director, CBRE — EA Hotels Research

director
Shannon McCallum

Term: 2023-2026
Vice President of Hotel Operations — Resorts World Las Vegas

director
Barry Thomas Sr. CHTP

Term: 2020-2024
Vice President, Accor Tech, Raffles and Orient Express — Accor

director
Tariq Valani

Term: 2023-2026
Global Senior Vice President Technology — Accor