“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care”
Alan brings more than 35 years of hospitality, foodservice and GPO supply chain management experience to iDeal Hospitality Partners Group.
Throughout his career Alan has fostered successful relationships with customers, distributors and manufacturer suppliers with his unique insight into the culinary experience by managing complex commodities, product development and the distribution supply chain.
Alan began his procurement career with Hyatt Hotels where he spent 17 years before moving to the restaurant industry with the Lyon’s Restaurant chain. This experience led Alan to the GPO world with BuyEfficient, Hilton Supply Management and most recently with Avendra.
Alan is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with degrees in Culinary Arts and Foodservice Management.
Alan lives in San Diego, CA with Kathy his wife of 36 years. They have two adult children, Melanie from Phoenix, AZ and Zack from Washington, DC.
A true culinarian, Alan loves to cook for family and friends and, when not in the kitchen, you’ll find Alan and Kathy on the golf course.