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Jeffrey S. Vasser

Jeffrey S. Vasser is a graduate of Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration with a concentration in hospitality management, served in key capacities in hospitality companies such as Choice Hotels International, Laventhol & Horwath, and Four Seasons for ten years spanning areas such as food and beverage and development. He moved on to serve as a Senior Consultant with the Public Sector/Gaming and Entertainment Group of Deloitte & Touche having done feasibility studies for tourism, arts and culture, and sports-related clients. From there, Jeff was Chief Financial Officer of Cipriani International, a $60 million hotel, retail, and foodservice firm overseeing areas such as accounting and finance to human resources, facilities, and IT. For 11 years, Jeff served as president of the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority, overseeing the daily operations of the public authority responsible for two major convention and event facilities, and marketing the destination that anchors the region’s $8 billion tourism industry. From there, Jeff served as CEO of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association based in Miami and most recently was the Executive Director of the Central PA Convention & Visitors Bureau. Currently, Jeffrey is servicing as the Executive Director for the State of New Jersey, Division of Travel and Tourism. Jeff received his Master of Public Administration from Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs, and is a graduate of Atlantic City High School. He resides in Linwood with his wife Angie and two sons, Carson and Zachary.

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