The Collins College Of Hospitality Management

Past Distinguished Lecturers

2016

Bryan Allred
Sysco Los Angeles

2015
Wing Lam
Wahoo's Fish Taco

2012
George A. Kalogridis
Disneyland Resort

Mary Niven
Disney California Adventure and The Disneyland Resort

Kristi Breen
Disney Worldwide Services

2011
Barbara Hollkamp
Hilton Worldwide

2010 
Jim Collins
Sizzler International, Inc.

Edwin D. “Ed” Fuller
Marriott International

2008
Jon L. Luther
Dunkin’ Brands, Inc.

2007
Al Weiss
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts

2006 
Dan Cathy
Chick-fil-A

Peggy Tsiang Cherng, Ph.D.
Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.

Ralph O. Brennan
Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group

Joe Perdue
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Brad Vassar
Southern Wine & Spirits of America

2005
Thomas W. LaTour
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

2004
Joseph P. Micatrotto
Buca, Inc.

2003
Stephen F. Bollenbach
Hilton Hotels Corporation

2002
Jackie Trujillo
Harman Management Corp.

2001
Andrew J.C. Cherng
Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.

1999
Martin A. Sklar
Walt Disney Imagineering

Walter T. Klenz
Beringer Wine Estates

1997
Richard E. Marriott
Host Marriott Corp.

1995
Herman Cain
Godfather’s Pizza, Inc.

1994
Julia Stewart
Taco Bell

1993
Kenneth Blanchard
Blanchard Training & Development, Inc.

1992
Robert I. Small
Fairmont Hotel Mgmt. Company

1991
Donald E. Lundberg
Cal Poly Pomona

1990
James A. Collins
Sizzler International, Inc.

1989
Richard N. Frank
Lawry’s Restaurants, Inc.