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American Public University System - Adjunct Faculty School Of Business Travel Resume Example

Emma Stewart
Professional Summary
Self-driven, executive management professional with over fourteen years of broad-based experience within hotel, restaurant/tourism and education industries. A highly competent servant-leader with strong analytic, communication and relationship building skills that result in efficient, successful teams, and individual contributors, at all organizational levels. Unique ability to identify and exceed customer expectations while never losing sight of strategic business objectives, quality requirements top and bottom line results. Professional and personal values, coupled with expert skill set, have yielded proven record of revenue generation, value creation and innovative growth.
Core Qualifications
  • Administration and Management
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Coordination
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Time Management
  • Persuasion
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Systems Analysis
  • Negotiation
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Education and Training
Adjunct Faculty- School of Business- Travel, Tourism, and Lodging Management 10/2012 to Present
American Public University System Charles Town, WV
  • Facilitate learning of adult learners enrolled in Hospitality and Tourism Management Programs at American Public University and American Military University.
  • Serve as Hospitality and Tourism Subject Matter Expert (SME).
  • Supervise students' fieldwork, internship, and research work.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as Sales and Marketing, Total Quality Management (TQM) and Operations.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
Associate Faculty -School of Business- Hospitality and Tourism Administration 02/2012 to Present
National American University Rapid City, SD
  • Teach and advise students in Business, Hospitality and Tourism concentrations.
  • Conduct research related to trends in Business, Hospitality and Tourism industries in order to apply to real-world lesson facilitation.
  • Develop curriculum and participate in professional and university service offerings.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
Chief Executive Officer 01/2006 to 01/2012
World Hospitality Partners Corporation Atlanta, GA
  • Business units include hotel/restaurant consulting, meeting services, online travel company (dissolved) and Favorite Deli Restaurant Group (Favorite Deli).
  • Direct and coordinate activities of businesses or departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales, or distribution of products.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with individual or business customers or provide assistance with problems these customers may encounter.
  • Evaluate financial reporting systems, accounting or collection procedures, or investment activities and make recommendations for changes to procedures, operating systems, budgets, or other financial control functions.
  • Secured critical industry partnerships.
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive training, motivation and incentive programs.
  • Founded internet travel community in partnership with
  • Led design, branding, strategic planning efforts and grand opening of Favorite Deli.
  • Communicate with stockholders or other investors to provide information or to raise capital.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate risk and insurance programs of establishments to control risks and losses.
  • Review financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.
Senior Faculty- Culinary, Hotel/Restaurant Management 07/2007 to 09/2010
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
  • Instructed domestic and international adult learners within the Hotel/Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts bachelors program.
  • Developed best in class curriculum for CUL/HRM department; helped secure online program accreditation.
  • Served as hospitality and culinary content expert responsible for curriculum updates and revisions.
  • Supervised efforts of Adjunct Faculty.
  • Founded and directed the Art Institute International Internship Program.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Act as adviser to student organizations.
  • Perform administrative duties such as serving as department head.
  • Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
Sales Executive 02/2004 to 12/2005
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide White Plains, NY
  • Directed global sales for over 850 property portfolio including St. Regis, Westin, Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton, W Hotels, Le Meridian and aloft.
  • One of a seven member team of global managers charged with directing new accounts across corporate, association, religious, military and education markets.
  • Successfully negotiated high-level global business deals for three, four and five-star hotel assets and established domestic and international partnerships with organizations.
  • Managed a portfolio of new business valued over $4 million.
  • Successful tract record of managing global client relationships across diverse market segments.
Chief Executive Officer 10/2001 to 02/2004
Favorite Deli Corporation Atlanta, GA
  • Oversee upscale deli restaurant and catering concept serving Metro Atlanta and surrounding counties and Athens, Georgia.
  • Directed daily operations, training, research and development, customer service, financial activities, marketing and sales.
  • Developed new menu items, developed new F&B concepts and successful customer service and retention programs 
  • Boosted sales by 67% via "grass roots" through employee motivation, customer feedback and special marketing initiatives.
  • Reduced operating costs by 23% through an effective resource management policy.
  • Maintained sales 10% above budget figures, despite a significant market drop.
Regional Manager 06/1998 to 01/2001
Suburban Lodges of America Atlanta, GA
  • Southeast Sales & Marketing Management of 39 extended-stay hotels; annual regional revenues US$78 million; 146 full-time regional employees; 20 direct reports 
  • Managed multi-property sales and marketing operations in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and Mississippi.
  • Regularly contributed to National Sales effort by assisting Regional counterparts with mission critical sales and marketing efforts.
  • Oversaw sales budgets, developed training materials for Suburban Lodge University and field sales and marketing operations
  • Directed new build marketing campaigns and partnerships within the region.
  • Trained senior operations managers, franchisees and their designates; co-developed National Sales Program.
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive motivation and incentive programs.
  • Successful opening of the 148-room Suburban Lodge franchise, Sandy Springs, Georgia- 100% occupancy.
  • Successful opening of the 137-room Suburban Lodge franchise, Jacksonville, Florida- 100% occupancy.
  • Successful re-positioning of the Suburban Lodge franchise, Sarasota, Florida, as an upscale extended-stay property Maintained an average annual occupancy.
SAPM, Stanford Advanced Project Management Certification: Nov 2015 Stanford University - Stanford, California
Master of Science: Hospitality and Tourism Administration Jan 2006 The University of Wisconsin- Stout College of Management - Menomonie, WI
Food and Wine Diploma Jan 2006 Universitat de les Illes Balears - Palma de Mallorca, ES
Bachelor of Arts: English Jan 1995 Morehouse College - Atlanta, GA
Food Protection Manager Certification : Certification # 8396096 Expiration 9/25/2016 National Restaurant Association - Washington, DC
Member, Morehouse College Alumni Association - 1995- Present; Member, University of Wisconsin- Stout Alumni Association -2006- Present; Chairman, World Hospitality Partners - 2006- Present; Dean's Advisory Committee, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, 2008- 2009; Curriculum Committee, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, 2008-2009; Policies and Procedures Committee, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, 2007-2008; Coordinator, Internship Program, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, 2009; Member, National Restaurant Association - 2010 - Present; Advisory Board, College and Career Academy - 2012 - Present; Alumni Advisory Board, University of Wisconsin- Stout - 2014 - Present; Active Member, Toastmasters Atlanta- 2014- Present
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Previous Companies:

  • American Public University System
  • National American University
  • World Hospitality Partners Corporation

Previous Job Positions:

  • Adjunct Faculty School of Business Travel
  • Tourism
  • and Lodging Management
  • Associate Faculty School of Business Hospitality and Tourism Administration
  • Chief Executive Officer


  • Stanford University
  • The University of Wisconsin- Stout College of Management
  • Universitat de les Illes Balears
  • Morehouse College
  • National Restaurant Association

Level of Education:

  • SAPM, Stanford Advanced Project Management Certification
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Food Protection Manager Certification

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