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Adjunct Faculty

The following is a list of adjunct faculty members in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management

Culinary Arts and Food Science

Bob Del Grosso - President, Tarocorp, Inc; consultant, Hudson Valley Foie Gras; chef, Hendricks Farms & Dairy

Brian Dirks, Microbiologist, Egglands Best

John King, MS - Certified DAWIA Level I SafeServe; former researcher, US Department of Agriculture

Craig Laban - Restaurant critic, Philadelphia Inquirer

Brian Lofink - Executive Chef, The Sidecar Bar and Grille, Kraftwork and Kermit's Bake Shoppe

Angelo Lother, PhD - Senior R&D manager, Keystone Foods

Marcia Pelchat, PhD - Associate Member, Monell Chemical Senses Center

Keith Raimondi - Head Bartender, Townsend Restaurant

Alan Segel - Founder of The Restaurant Scorecard, a newsletter for Philadelphia restaurant diners

Pamela Thompson, MS - Certified Quality Engineer through the American Society of Quality

Marc Vetri - Chef/owner, Vetri Family of Restaurants


Hospitality and Tourism

James A. Bardi, EdD, CHA – Former faculty member, Penn State Berks in Hotel & Restaurant Management program

Robert Barrett - Certified specialist of wine and an instructor of continuing education in the Field of Wine and Food,The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College

Kristina Burke - Former manager/owner, James Restaurant

Jamie Cooperstein - President, J. Cooperstein Hospitality Consulting, LLC

Dana Cronin - Director of Operations, Maritz Travel

Neal Ewing – Former writer for Wine Spectator and current director of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust Philadelphia franchise

Makalé Faber Cullen, Founder & Creative Director, Lore, LLC 

Lynn Hoffman, PhD - Founder of Drexel's Culinary Arts major and author of six books and several hundred newspaper and magazine articles about food and drink

Matt Meussig – Director of Human Resources, Garces Goup

Clare Pelino - President, Profile Public Relations in Philadelphia representing some of the best culinary professionals in the region

Vidyanidhi Rege - Director of the hospitality & culinary management department, Howard County College

Fred Stein - Senior Partner, The Creative Group, Inc.

Sport Management

Gianna Bigliani, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS - Physical therapist and director of sports performance, Fitness Integrated Therapy

Christopher Brittin - Vice President of Development, Drexel University

Brett Burchette, EdD - Executive Director of Development, Drexel University

Sal DeAngelis - Director of operations/security, Philadelphia Phillies

Christopher Demetriou - Senior program director, YMCA of Brandywine

Mark Gress - Vice president of recruiting, Prodigy Sports

Michael Lawson, PhD - President and CEO, 4A Management

Brian Michael - Owner, Shibe Vintage Sports and Executive Director, "Phillies Nation" on Comcast Sports Network

Jody Mooradian - Senior associate director of athletics/senior women’s administrator, Boston College; former director of athletics, Edinboro University 

Ed Stoner, EdD - Athletic director, Multnomah Athletic Club (Portland, Oregon); former senior associate athletic director, Northeastern University

Anthony Taverno - Controller, ARAMARK Corporation

Jennifer Valore - Former assistant women's lacrosse coach, University of Michigan Athletic Department

Phil Vandeberg - Associate athletic trainer, Drexel University Athletics

Jeremy Wang - Director, Villanova Athletic Fund

Mike Westerfer - Assistant athletics director, Sports Medicine

Chris Wyche - Executive vice president of operations, Kansas City Wizards