Joshua Bergen, CHAE, CHTP
President at VENZA
Josh is a passionate leader in the hospitality industry who is committed to making a difference. He has held a myriad of positions dating back to high school. From Housekeeping, Front Desk, Night Audit to Manager On Duty in the hotel world, to Auditor in Accounting for a casino boat, and Onboard Revenue Accountant for a cruise line. All of this while working on two degrees; B.S Hospitality Management & B.A. Accounting from the University of Central Florida. Josh has held executive roles at leading hotel properties including Ocean Reef Club, Starwood Vacation Ownership, and Wyndham Vacation Ownership. He joined Venza as VP of Marketing, later transitioning to Controller before being promoted to President. Josh is an active member of the hospitality community, and a regular speaker at the University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality. He is currently working with Indiana University South East to develop a new Hospitality Program and engaged with the HFTP on fundraising initiatives in support of students focused on accounting and technology.