Kimberly Rosenbaum

Associate Professor,  College of Hospitality Management

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Professor Kimberly Rosenbaum
My focus was and still is on Training & Development, Service Excellence and Hospitality Management.“


Kimberly Rosenbaum earned her B.A. in Food Service Management from JWU, and her M.H.A. from UNLV. She joined the JWU faculty in 2003 at the Norfolk Campus. Her career highlights prior to JWU include food and beverage manager of a private country club in Virginia and service director for a fine dining southern bistro in Georgia.

She also spent 10 years at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Rosenbaum started her career in the college internship program, and worked her way up to restaurant guest services manager. She worked at various locations throughout her career at Disney — The Grand Floridian Resort, EPCOT’s Living Seas and The United Kingdom are some of the most memorable. Her focus was and still is on training and development, service excellence, and hospitality management. Her areas of expertise at JWU include special event management and dining service management.

It is important to Rosenbaum to bring her experiences and those of industry leader into the classroom. She encourages and assists students in seeking professional experiences that are relevant to their current career interests. She is also an active member of the National Association for Catering Executives and Meeting Planners International.

Professional Certifications

Certified Wedding Planner
Certified Hospitality Educator
Federation of Dining Room Professionals
Wine Spirits Education Trust
Food Service Management Professional