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Alumni Honored at the Annual Gathering of Leaders in Chicago.
Metro Detroit Alumni from The School team up with Oakland County Spartans.
Alums attend Michigan Restaurant Show and give Izzo some Basketball advice
A few weeks later, Ben Schwartz BA '72, and Kevin Swanquist BA '08 attended the Michigan Restaurant Show and scored a photo opp with a famous college basketball coach. Even Thin Business Sparty makes an appearance. Spartans Will.
Alumni from The School of Hospitality Business at MSU gathered in Chicago during the National Restaurant Show for the Alumni Association’s Annual Gathering of Leaders. The event honored Marc Cassier (BA ’89), corporate executive director of Conference Services & Catering with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts – Americas, and Mary Winslow (BA ’91), vice president of Group Accounts for Luckie & Company, as Emerging Alumni Leaders of the Year.
Grant DePorter, CEO of Harry Caray’s Restaurant Group, was honored as the Honorary Alumnus of the Year, and Peter Weien (BA ’81), vice president and market general manager for Opryland Resort & Convention Center Attractions, as Alumnus of the Year.
Hospitality Business Alumni Kevin Swanquist BA '08 , Ben Schwartz BA '72, Chuck Day, BA '91, and Mike Rice BA'91, attended the Spartan Football Kickoff Rally at Glen Oaks County Club in Farmington Hills. The event was organized by the Oakland County Spartans and featured George Blaha with special guest, Sparty!