Board of Directors

Board of Directors Executive Committee
Mark Hochstatter, Chair, Executive Inn & Suites and Bayside Hotel, a Best Western Plus
Michael LeBlanc, Past Chair, Playt Restaurant
Gyasi Edwards, Vice Chair #1,
Sima Patel, Vice Chair #2, Ridgemont Hospitality
Sam Nassif, Z Hotel Jack London Square
V. Toni Adams, Secretary, Retired Alameda County Office of Education
Jon Primm, Treasurer, Courtyard by Marriott Downtown
Mark Everton, CEO, Visit Oakland

Board of Directors
Barney Fonzi, Diablo Publications
Carl Chan, Oakland Chinatown Chamber Foundation
John Albrecht, Port of Oakland
Dr. Joel Parrott, Oakland Zoo
Paresh Patel, The Washington Inn
Barbara Leslie, Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Michael Rios, Oakland Airport Hilton
Charles Head, Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
Christopher Sullivan, Oakland Marriott City Center & Oakland Convention Center
Anand Patel, Piedmont Place
John Marsh, District (restaurant in Old Oakland)
Patten Wood, FLRish Retail Management
Thomas Cavanagh, BANADLOOP