Frederick Parker

Ph.D. Student

Phone: 801-420-5324

email: Fred.Parker@byuh.edu / fparker@iastate.edu

Education:

  • Utah State University, Logan, Utah: Master of Business Administration (2009)
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York: Bachelor of Science Degree – Hotel Administration (1993) Graduated with Distinction, Areas of concentration: Food and Beverage

Research Interests:

  • New approaches to Hotel Revenue Management

Industry Experience:

  • 30 years of hospitality experience with 20 years as general manager
  • Positions include: front office manager, executive steward, restaurant manager, banquet manager, F&B director, director of operations, and general manager.
  • Companies include, Hyatt, Harvey Hotels, Holiday Inn, and Marriott International.
  • Adjunct professor, Utah Valley University, 14 years
  • Assistant professor, Brigham Young University-Hawaii currently employed

Honors and Awards:

  • Joseph B. Drown Foundation Award Recipient- Cornell University (1993)
  • General Manager of the Year – Springhill Suites by Marriott (2012)
  • Living the Essence Award – Springhill Suites by Marriott (2011)
  • Sales Leadership Award – Marriott International (2002)

Professional Affiliations:

  • CHRIE member – current
  • Certified Hospitality Administrator, CHA (1999 – 2004)

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Avid outdoor enthusiast, Recreational golfer, Motorcyclist, Spending time with my wife and 8 kids