Hosts Global (Hosts) chief executive officer, Jennifer Patino, DMCP was honored to receive the Spirit of Hospitality Leadership Award at the Spirit of Hospitality Rockin’ Celebration on Thursday, October 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas. This annual award is presented by the Timothy S.Y. Lam Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Lam’s legacy through support of professional development and academic advancement in the hospitality industry. Patino was recognized alongside colleagues Gary McCreary with The Venetian| The Palazzo and Carina Bauer with IMEX Group for their dedication, passion and commitment to the industry.
“What an honor it is to be recognized by an organization I hold in such high regard,” said Patino. “Like the Timothy S.Y. Lam Foundation, our team at Hosts is passionate about making a difference and empowering the next generation of hospitality leaders. I’m proud to lead this team and inspired by the impact we have made together. Based on what I’ve learned about Timothy, he would be pleased by our high-spirited company culture and authentic hospitality.”
The foundation’s unforgettable rocker-chic evening was made possible by a number of generous sponsors. All proceeds will go toward scholarships and grants for hospitality students and professionals.