Hospitality

MICHAEL BROWN

PRESIDENT & CEO, TRAVEL + LEISURE, ORLANDO

Wyndham Destinations acquired Travel + Leisure this year and renamed itself Travel + Leisure Co. The company, which operates timeshares, employs more than 15,000 worldwide. Brown joined the company in 2017 to lead the creation of Wyndham Destinations and established a headquarters in Central Florida. He signed the CEO Action Pledge and the Orlando Economic Partnership Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Pledge to advance diversity in the workplace.

EDUCATION University of Virginia (BS)
SOMETHING SURPRISING I lived in France and the Bahamas during the course of my career.
NEW HOBBY While I’ve been a runner for a long time, I’ve recently taken to walking during the day.
READING Eddie Reese: Coaching, Swimming, Teaching Life, by Chuck Warner and Dana Abbott. My son is going to swim in college, and he recommend this book to me.

George Aguel

Visit Orlando

Michael Brown

Travel + Leisure Co.

Blake Casper

Caspers CO

Allison Casper

Caspers CO

ED CHILES

CHILES GROUP

Frank J. Del Rio

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings

Arnold Donald

Carnival

Carol Dover

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association

Robert Earl

Planet Hollywood

Richard Fain

Royal Caribbean Cruises

Michelle Fee

Cruise Planners

Maryann Ferenc

Mise en Place Hospitality Group

Don Fox

Firehouse of America

David Grutman

Groot Hospitality

Randy Hassen

McKibbon Hospitality

David Hoffmann

Hoffmann Family of Companies

Gene Lee

Darden Restaurants

Kim Lopdrup

Red Lobster Seafood

Lisa Lutoff-Perlo

Celebrity Cruises

Julian MacQueen

INNISFREE HOTELS

Tom McAlpin

Virgin Voyages

Richard Millard

Trust Hospitality

Alice Norsworthy

Universal Parks & Resorts

Marcellus Osceola Jr.

Seminole Tribe of Florida

Lou Plasencia

Plasencia Group

Mary Rogers

Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Daniel Schwartz

Restaurant Brands International

Jeff Vahle

Disney World Resort

Marcel Verbaas

Xenia Hotels & Resorts

Michael Walsh

Ocean Properties Hotels

STEPHEN P. WEISZ

Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Tom Williams

Universal Parks & Resorts