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Advisory Council

The program's Advisory Council provides counsel to the faculty in matters relating to the curriculum, career placement for students and graduates and fund raising, in order to advance the level of excellence and the reputation of the program.

Members

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Pete Bromelkamp
Chief Human Resources Officer
TPI Hospitality, Willmar, MN

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Mark Alan Chura
Executive R&D Chef 
Burley Foods, Edina, MN

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Dale Krogman
Director of Hotel Sales 
Minneapolis Marriott City Center, Minneapolis, MN

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Brenda Knapp-Polzin
Owner
Food Science Connector,      Minneapolis, MN

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Jaimie Mattes
Senior Director, Global Accounts 
HelmsBriscoe, Woodbury, MN

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Madison Merritt
ITQ Technican
General Mills, Minneapolis, MN

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Lolly Occhino
Scientist of Food & Nutrition 
AURI, Marshall, MN

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Mark Petchenik
Food Service Consultant
Petchenik Consulting, MN

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Tom Sahlstrom
Financial Advisor 
Edward Jones, Onalaska, WI

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Julie Simonson, Ph.D
VP of Technology Development
Schwan's Company, Marshall, MN

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Brandon Supernault
Faculty and Coordinator for Hospitality MGT. Program 
Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN

Zachary Swarthout
Director of Hotels, Resorts and Retail  Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures and Grand Casino, Onamia, MN

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Kris Taylor
VP of Community and Public Relations 
Ecolab, St.Paul, MN

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Gary Whitney
President & CEO 
Whitney Consulting Group, MN

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Nadeem Zafar
VP of Midwest Region 
Chartwells, Chicago, IL

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