Mike Kocsis

Mike Kocsis is now  CEO of the Global Seafood Alliance (GSA). Kocsis has extensive seafood industry experience spanning two decades. He joined the organization in 2022 as Chief Systems Officer to oversee certification operations and information technology and was promoted to Chief Strategy Officer in 2023. Kocsis joined the seafood industry after completing studies in supply chain management and international business. He graduated from Penn State University.





Melissa Sims

Melissa Sims has been hired as Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe’s General Manager. She was the hotel manager at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel. Sims began her Four Seasons career at Four Seasons Hotel New York as an assistant restaurant manager. She was director of human resources at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. Sims spent time at Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara in Carlsbad, California.



Eric McCarthy-Zink

Eric McCarthy-Zink has been promoted to CFO of Hotel Equities (HE). He joined the company in 2021 through Hotel Equities’ strategic partnership with The Hotel Group. He was promoted to oversee hotel accounting for the enterprise. He has experience working with companies including Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Wyndham Worldwide, and Walt Disney World Resorts. He’s a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Hospitality Finance Professional (CHAE).


Kimberly Jensen

Kimberly Jensen has been promoted to General Manager of Homewood Suites by Hilton in Boise. McNeill Hotel Company, based in Germantown, Tennessee, announced the news. Her most recent position with McNeill Hotel Company was as the assistant general manager at the Hilton Garden Inn in Twin Falls, Idaho. She has also worked with DoubleTree, Hampton Inn & Suites, Tru by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, and Homewood Suites.


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