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Britt Mathwich

Assistant Professor of Business

Contact Information

Dominguez Hall 210G

970.248.1819

bmathwic@coloradomesa.edu

Education

MA, Eastern New Mexico University

BA, University of New Mexico

Certifications by American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute AHLEI

CHA, Certified Hotel Administrator

CFBD, Certified Food and Beverage Director

CHE,  Certified Hospitality Educator

Biography

Britt Mathwich completed his undergraduate work in psychology  at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque,NM, and went on to receive his Master of Arts and Organizational Communication from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, NM.
He brings over thirty eight years of experience in the hospitality industry specializing in destination resort management and development.  He has served on a number of local, county, state and national board of directors in hospitality associations and on various governmental boards and committees.  He continues to operate a hospitality consulting business. 
Mathwich began his teaching career in 2011, teaching hospitality management, management, general business, and marketing in the department of business.  He brings real world experiences and examples, as well as industry guest speakers, for an interactive teaching style bringing theory and practical experience together.
He has recently helped form and is advising the Hospitality Management Club at CMU.  He also has remained active in various hospitality associations including, Colorado Hotel and Lodging CHLA, American Hotel and Lodging AHLA, International Council of Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Educators ICHRIE, Hospitality Sales and Marketing HSMAI.
Research and presentations include Western Slope hotel industry needs assessment and reworking of the hospitality management concentration, including setting up a network for internships and future employment, a literature review of internships and competitive set bench marking, literature review of teaching ethics in hospitality management programs, a longitudinal case study of an on campus student run business with Georgan Jouflas and Dr. Emma Fleck.
Mathwich has presented for several public and private organizations over the years.  He is a presenter for AHLEI's Service Gold certification workshop, and is available to speak on various hospitality industry and general business topics.