2022 CFHLA Board Chair and Executive Committee Announced

Orlando, Fla. – This week, the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association (CFHLA) officially announced its newly elected 2022 CFHLA Executive Committee and Board of Directors, which includes Central Florida Hospitality Executives from across the tri-county area (Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties).

2022 CFHLA Executive Committee

The following Board members were elected to serve on the 2022 CFHLA Executive Committee, beginning January 1, 2022: Sonja Giselbrecht, General Manager of Marriott’s Cypress Harbour, Chair of the Board; Anthony Lazzara, General Manager of Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal, 1st Vice Chair; Jeff Swirsky, General Manager of the Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Lake Buena Vista, 2nd Vice Chair; Barbara Bowden, Area Managing Director of Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando, Secretary; Jorg Heyer, Area General Manager of Sheraton Vistana Resort, Treasurer; Chris Mueller, General Manager of the Hilton Orlando, Assistant Treasurer; and Fred Sawyers, Managing Director of the Signa by Hilton Bonnet Creek and Waldorf Astoria Orlando, Historian. Giselbrecht succeeds Jesse Martinez, General Manager of The Alfond Inn at Rollins, who has served as Chair for the past year and becomes the Immediate Past Chair.

Additionally, the CFHLA Board of Directors is made up of leaders from all sectors of the hospitality industry, including hotels, vacation ownership members, management companies, independent hotels, and allied members who do business with the hospitality industry. Please join us in congratulating the sixteen new members who were elected (denotes *re-elected to an additional term) to serve on the 2022 CFHLA Board of Directors.

*Brad Boland, Vice President of Development, Innovative Hospitality Partners

*Robert Bray, General Manager, Orlando World Center Marriott & Convention Center

Lana Burke, Area General Manager, Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando ICON Park

*Jill Cooper, Blown Away LLC

Joseph Delgado, General Manager, The Celeste Hotel, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

Robert Fohr, General Manager, Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort – Bonnet Creek

Les Harris, Area General Manager, Hilton Garden Inn Lake Buena Vista/Orlando & Homewood Suites by Hilton Lake Buena Vista/Orlando

*Keith Hess, General Manager, Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites-Waterpark

*John Lamont, Vice President & General Manager, Florida Hotel and Conference Center

*Jay Leonard, Complex General Manager, Wyndham and Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort Area

Jason Lopez, General Manager, DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando

*Chris Mueller, General Manager, Hilton Orlando

Michael Scioscia, General Manager, JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes

*Nina Shirk, District General Manager, Hyatt House/Hyatt Place across from Universal

Erin Sims, Landform of Central Florida

Robert Stanfield, Area Managing Director, Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

CLICK HERE to view the entire 2022 CFHLA Board of Directors and Executive Committee.

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