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Hospitality Week Hall of Fame

2019 Inductees

Ted Baseler
President and CEO
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Patrick Foley
Chairman and CEO, retired
DHL Express

Gretchen Mathers
April 2, 1941 – Aug. 7, 2018
Operating Partner
Schwartz Brothers Restaurants

Bill Newman
Oct. 3, 1935 – June 18, 2018
Senior Vice President of Marketing
Westin Hotels and Resorts

Terry Umbreit
Emeritus Professor
WSU School of Hospitality

2018 Inductees

Joseph Bradley
Aug. 1906 – May 1982
Professor
WSU Hotel and Restaurant Administration
Induction Video

Rick Ellingson
President, retired
Bargreen Ellingson
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George Forbes
Owner/Publisher
Portland Visitor’s Map
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Chris Marker
President/CEO, retired
The Hillhaven Corporation
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Harry Mullikin
April 27, 1927 – May 3, 2011
Chairman/CEO
Westin Hotels
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Peter Smith
Chief Operating Officer, retired
Canyon Ranch
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Georgina Tucker
Jan. 14, 1911 – Nov. 2, 2014
Director of Housekeeping
Westin Century Plaza Hotel
Induction Video

Class of 2017 – Inaugural Inductees

John Ascuaga
Former Owner, Emeritus Chairman
Nugget Hotel-Casino

Jerry Burtenshaw
Chairman
ABC Services
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Dwight Call
Jan. 2, 1930 – July 11, 2018
President, retired
Westin Hotels and Resorts
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Larry Culver
Chairman and Ceo, retired
Inn Ventures Inc.
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Tom Drumheller
Aug. 15, 1953 – Sept. 17, 2017
Chief Executive Officer
Escape Lodging
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Dr. Lothar Kreck
April 29, 1927 – April 8, 2017
Professor Emeritus
WSU School of Hospitality Business Management
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Don Smith
Feb. 4, 1929 – Nov. 29, 2016
Professor Emeritus
WSU School of Hospitality Business Management
Induction Video