Hospitality is one of those industries you have to get out and experience, and that’s something we try to bring into the classroom.”


Bryan Lavin completed his MBA at Johnson & Wales University and bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing at Worcester State University.

He has 11+ years of tourism, hospitality and marketing experience working for the Convention & Visitors Bureaus located in Providence, RI and Chicago, Illinois, with a focus on meeting/convention management and business travel.

In addition, Bryan supported all facets of the convention industry working as a business manager for Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the largest professional association for event professionals globally.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business travel
  • Event management
  • Meeting and convention management
  • Marketing
  • Travel & tourism

Sample Courses

  • MGMT 1001: Business Management I
  • MRKT 1001: Principles of Marketing
  • MGMT 2001: Human Resource Management
  • FSM 2065: Food & Beverage in the Hospitality Industry
  • TRVL 2801: World Geography for Tourism & Hospitality
  • TRVL 4011: Destination Management Organization