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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 forty 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 formed and is advising the Hospitality Management Club at CMU. The Hospitality Management Advisory Board was formed in 2021. He 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, experiential learning and a longitudinal case study on the development and operation of Hotel Maverick, a CMU on campus teaching hotel.
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.