Blatt, Leeds named Entrepreneurs in Residence at Cornell School of Hotel Administration
Ithaca, NY, September 24, 2009 – Hospitality leaders Kenny Blatt and Warren Leeds have been named Entrepreneurs in Residence at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration for the 2009-2010 academic year. Blatt and Leeds, both graduates of the school, will guest lecture, meet with faculty, and provide advice and direction to students.
Blatt is a principal in Caribbean Property Group LLC, which develops, operates, and owns real estate assets in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, and Central America. Earlier, he built a long record of entrepreneurial success in the media, advertising, and human resources industries in Eastern Europe. Blatt has also developed and managed real estate, hotel, and restaurant projects in markets worldwide.
Leeds is president and co-founder of Dartcor Management Services, a leader in corporate food service in New York and New Jersey. Leeds and business partner Christopher Schiavone launched their business in the 1980s by opening Ome Deli and Caterers, a retail gourmet deli and catering enterprise. Over time, Ome broadened its traditional catering services to include corporate food service management under the name Dartcor.
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