Geoff Ballotti honored by UJA-Federation of New York

UJA Federation of New York honored Geoff Ballotti, president/CEO, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, in recognition of his professional and philanthropic achievements, at its annual Hospitality Division reception on June 4 at the New York Marriott Marquis. The event raised $600,000 to support UJA-Federation of New York’s efforts to help those in crisis throughout the world.

When it was revealed in January that he would be honored by the federation, Ballotti said “For 15 years, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has supported UJA and the vital work it does caring for those in need while creating and fostering diverse communities where all are welcome. Together with my hospitality colleagues, we’ll celebrate the extraordinary work of UJA and how it improves lives in communities across the globe.”

The UJA Hospitality Division committee is chaired by Jonathan Tisch, co-chairman of the board of Loews Corporation and executive chairman of Loews Hotels, and its members include Bruce Blum, Liberty Hotel Advisors LLC; Richard Born, BD Hotels; Jonathan Falik, JF Capital Advisors; Mark Gerstein, McKinsey & Company; Mark Gordon, Intrinsic Hotel Capital; Michael Lefkowitz, Triumph Hotels; Michele Mahl; Gary Mendell, HEI Hotels & Resorts; David A. Pepper, Choice Hotels International Inc.; Brian Schwartz, The Elliot Group; Stacy Silver, Silver Hospitality Group LLC; and Evan Weiss, LW Hospitality Advisors.