Mercyhurst University

Ryan Johnson

Instructor, Hospitality Management

CAE 103


Ryan has extensive experience in the fields of hospitality sales and marketing, international marketing, and hotel operations.  Prior to joining the hospitality management staff at Mercyhurst University, Ryan primarily worked in convention sales roles for Hilton Hotels, Gaylord Hotels and Starwood Hotels, as well as working internationally for The Lemon Tree brand in Bermuda.

During his 20+ years in the hospitality industry, Ryan has had the opportunity to work in Chicago, IL, Nashville, TN, Orlando, FL, Bermuda, Charlotte, NC, and Napa, CA in various types of properties including convention, city-center and resort, giving him a wide body of experience in varying markets and customer bases.  Ryan is also a past nominee for Hilton Hotels Circle of Excellence Award and is a current member of Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International. 

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