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SHaDPitch 2022.

April 28th & 29th, 2022

The 2022 Pitch Competition and Awards Luncheon took place at the Hilton Innovation Gallery and was also livestreamed. Today's Woman pitched on April 28th and Early Careerists pitched on April 29th. The luncheon consisted of a Power in Numbers Panel hosted by Tracy Prigmore, where the panelists included Geoff Ballotti (CEO of Wyndham), Patrick Pacious (CEO of Choice), Elie Maalouf (CEO of IHG of Americas), Mark Hoplamazian (CEO of Hyatt), and
Chris Nassetta (CEO of Hilton).

2022 Pitch Competition Finalists

Today's Woman
SHaDPitch 2022 Judges

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Lisa Waldron

Vice President Managing Director NW Development - Northwest US

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Ross Bierkan


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Chip Ohlsson

Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer, North America

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Julienne Smith

Senior VP Development - Luxury & Upscale, and Transactions & Asset Management

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Mathew Crosswy


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Caroline Mahl

Managing Director - Hospitality Finance & Commerical Real Estate


Early Careerist
SHaDPitch 2022 Judges

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Lisa Sexton

Regional Vice President - Full Service Hotel Development

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Brian Kaufman

Managing Director

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Jim Tierney

Senior Vice President of Development and Owner Relations, North America (Hyatt Place, Hyatt House, Caption by Hyatt)

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John Lancaster

VP Emerging Markets Franchise

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