Hospitality Team

Our Yale Hospitality team consists of experienced staff members from diverse backgrounds, fueling the transformative culture we’ve delivered for over a decade. Our employees are proud to serve, support and ensure that all guests experience our commitment to excellence – every time they dine with us.

Leadership

Rafi Taherian

Rafi Taherian

Associate Vice President

James Benson

James Benson

Director of Culinary Excellence

Dana Courtney

Dana Courtney

Director of Business, Finance and Administration

Daniel Flynn

Daniel Flynn

Director of Asset Renewal & Planned Projects

Adam Millman

Adam Millman

Senior Director of Retail, Catering & Auxiliaries

Geraldine Remer

Geraldine Remer

Director of Supply Chain & Sustainability

Robert Sullivan

Robert Sullivan

Senior Director of Residential Dining

Agatha Williams.

Agatha Williams

Director of Organizational & Workplace Excellence

Administration

Leah Beck

Leah Beck

Menu Design, Nutrition QA Manager

Michelle Buckholz

Michelle Buckholz

Meal Plans Program Coordinator

Alicia Comunale

Alicia Comunale

Payroll & Staffing Administrator

Claudia Dominguez Cornwell

Claudia Dominguez Cornwell

Workplace Excellence and Development Manager

Morgan Hayden

Morgan Hayden

Accountant

Sandy Migliozzi

Sandy Migliozzi

Database & Ordering Assistant

Camilia Moisescu.

Camilia Moisescu

Financial Assistant

Carmen Piza

Carmen Piza

Human Resources Generalist

Christelle Ramos

Christelle Ramos

Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications

Donald Russo

Donald Russo

Associate Director, Finance & Administration

Betty Soosai

Betty Soosai

Sustainability & Sourcing Coordinator

Pedro Tello

Pedro Tello

Business Intelligence and Optimization Manager

William Wilson

William Wilson

Creative Services & Marketing

Catering

Julie Carrion

Julie Carrion

Executive Chef

Elizabeth Ferguson

Elizabeth Ferguson

Sales & Events Manager

Emily Hopkins

Emily Hopkins

Catering & CSC Manager

Janise Penn

Janise Penn

Sales & Events Manager

Ann Perrelli

Ann Perrelli

Sr. Administrative Assistant

Danielle Shapiro

Danielle Shapiro

Managing Director

Residential Dining

Amelia Alonzo

Amelia Alonzo

Guest Experience Manager

Jovan Bloise

Jovan Bloise

Culinary Excellence Manager

David Brooks

David Brooks

General Manager

Kristin Butler

Kristin Butler

Guest Experience Manager

May Cabahug

May Cabahug

General Manager

Jennifer Currier

Jennifer Currier

General Manager

Kristin Elliott

Kristin Elliott

Guest Experience Manager

Salema Ervin

Salema Ervin

Guest Experience Manager

Hewan Essue

Hewan Essue

Culinary Excellence Manager

Kory Evasick

Kory Evasick

General Manager

Samuel Feliciano

Samuel Feliciano

Managing Director of Operations

Daniel Geisinger

Daniel Geisinger

Guest Experience Manager

Gina Gentile

Gina Gentile

General Manager

Ellen Habelow

Ellen Habelow

Guest Experience Manager

Jeffrey Hardy

Jeffrey Hardy

General Manager

Bernadette Janis

Bernadette Janis

General Manager

Alvira Levine

Alvira Levine

Culinary Excellence Manager

Samantha Moore

Samantha Moore

General Manager

James Murray

James Murray

Culinary Excellence Manager

Maureen O'Donnell-Young

Maureen O’Donnell-Young

General Manager

Susanne Olsen

Susanne Olsen

Residential Events & Strategic Solutions Manager

Jeffrey Ortiz

Jeffrey Ortiz

Manager

Geoffrey Raab

Geoffrey Raab

Guest Experience Manager

Alexandra Romeos-Wood

Alexandra Romeos-Wood

Culinary Excellence Manager

Heather Tapper

Heather Tapper

General Manager

Deanna Tucciarone

Deanna Tucciarone

General Manager

Danielle Vance

Danielle Vance

General Manager

Retail & Auxiliary

Matthew Beard

Matthew Beard

Schwarzman Center Hospitality & Logistics Manager

Ashley  Beedle

Ashley Beedle

Schwarzman Catering & Events Manager

Tara Brennan

Tara Brennan

SOM General Manager

Stacey Hepburn-James

Stacey Hepburn-James

Schwarzman Center Hospitality Operations Director

Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly

CSC Logistics Manager

David Kuzma

David Kuzma

Schwarzman Center Executive Chef

Bettye Jo Mackiewicz

Bettye Jo Mackiewicz

General Manager

Anthony Marchitto

Anthony Marchitto

Production Manager

Katelyn Oca

Katelyn Oca

Schwarzman Center Guest Experience Manager

Brett Rappaport

Brett Rappaport

Schwarzman Center, Sr. Guest Experience Manager

Megan Roberts

Megan Roberts

SOM General Manager

Lynn Torello

Lynn Torello

General Manager

Paul Vermeal

Paul Vermeal

Schwarzman Center Assistant Director

Christina Wethington

Christina Wethington

CSC Managing Director