Alter, Dolce, and Kiefer Named Executives in Residence at Cornell School of Hotel Administration
Alter is chairman of Sunstone Hotel Investors, a leading real estate investment trust. The firm owns, develops, and renovates upscale hotels operated under brands such as Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton, and Fairmont. A graduate of Cornell's School of Hotel Administration, Alter has been a longtime supporter of the university and the school.
Dolce is founder and chairman of Dolce Hotels and Resorts, a leader in planning and managing business meetings and conferences. Dolce's firm manages hotels, resorts, and conference centers in North America and Europe. He earned a master's degree from Cornell University.
Chef Kiefer is director of culinary services and corporate executive chef for Schwan's Foodservice Inc. Earlier, he owned and operated Kiefer's, a restaurant in metro Atlanta that earned national acclaim. Chef Kiefer is a graduate of the Florida Culinary Academy and the Michael Coles School of Business Administration at Kennesaw State University.
Alter, Dolce, and Kiefer join four other leaders who are currently active in the school's Executive-in-Residence program. They are Shelly La Motte, Joe Lavin, Tim Sansbury, and David Sherf.
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