UNLV Singapore Executive Education
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Faculty

Dr. Karl Brandmeir

Dr. Karl Brandmeir

Dr. Karl Brandmeir holds a B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management from Washington State University, and an M.S. in Hotel Administration and Ph.D. in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Dr. Brandmeir’s background began in the food and beverage industry working for brands including Sheraton, Doubletree and later in Las Vegas with Harrah’s Entertainment.

His publications have appeared in academic journals including Gaming Research & Review and Journal, Journal of Foodservice Business Research and Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, and he has consulted extensively for large casino operators worldwide on integrated food and beverage solutions.

Dr. Bernard Fried

Dr. Bernard Fried

Dr. Bernard Fried holds a B.S. in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, an M.B.A. from Dallas Baptist University and an Ed.D. from the University of La Verne.

He has worked as a Controller, Regional Controller, and Chief Financial Officer. He embarked on a second career as a university professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, teaching classes in Hospitality Financial Accounting, Hospitality Managerial Accounting, Hospitality Finance, Casino Accounting, and Food and Beverage Cost Control.

Dr. Fried has consulted for numerous clients including: MGM, Peabody Hotel Group, Sheraton Corp., Ceasar’s, U.S. Army Club Managers, Australian Club Managers, Station Casino’s, Ace Denken, and Harrahs. He has presented seminars in: Introduction to Gaming, Financial Analysis, Managerial Accounting, Ethics and Leadership Style.

Dr. Evelyn K. Green

Dr. Evelyn K. Green

Dr. Evelyn K. Green holds a B.S. in Hotel and Restaurant Administration, an M.S. in Instructional Technology, an M.B.A. with a marketing emphasis, and a Ph.D. in Human Capital Development from The University of Southern Mississippi.

Dr. Green has 25 years of work experience in higher education including over six years of casino management instruction at Southern Miss where she developed its casino management certification, endorsed by the Mississippi Casino Operators Association. Her Casino Marketing course earned her the University’s Exemplary Online Course Award in 2012.

Dr. Green’s research interests focus on workforce sustainability and corporate social responsibility through business-education partnerships for the casino, hospitality and tourism industry. Her area of studies includes workforce needs assessment, critical skills gap analysis, competency models for selection, and placement and succession planning.

Dr. Madeleine Cheah Hevera

Dr. Madeleine Cheah Hevera

Dr. Madeleine Cheah Hevera holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Wolverhampton, a Master of Laws from the University of Malaya, and a DBA from the University of South Australia.

Madeleine is an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, Malaysia turned academician. Before joining UNLV Singapore, Madeleine was a committed corporate-commercial lawyer, skilled at applying and integrating the law for established business owners and entrepreneurs.

Madeleine is a member of the Malaysian Bar Council and Law Society of Singapore. She is also the co-founder of SustaBEE Consult, an organizational strategist-consulting firm that helps educational institutions and organizations to become a model for sustainability.

Dr. Natalie Hudson

Dr. Natalie Hudson

Dr. Natalie Hudson is an Assistant Professor in Residence for UNLV Singapore, teaching English language and executive education courses. She was a faculty member on the main campus for eight years for the English Language Center in the College of Liberal Arts. She was also a part-time faculty member for the Department of Curriculum & Instruction in the College of Education where she taught both undergraduate and graduate teacher education courses on theories of language acquisition and methods for English language teaching. In addition to teaching, she was a consultant at the UNLV Writing Center, assisting undergraduate and graduate students with writing assignments such as essays, research papers, master’s theses, and doctoral dissertations.

Dr. Hudson holds an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in teaching English as a second language (TESL) from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Her Ph.D. in TESL is also from UNLV. Her 17 years of teaching experience include teaching for English First in China, Universidad Partenón in Mexico, FLS International, the College of Southern Nevada, and Sierra Nevada College.

She was awarded the UNLV Outstanding Teaching by Part-Time Faculty Award in 2008. She was also a UNLV GREAT (Graduate Research Training) Assistantship recipient and President’s Graduate Fellowship nominee in 2008. She was also a UNLV Marjorie Barrick Fellowship finalist and a CATESOL Rick Sullivan Award recipient in 2010.

Dr. Hudson’s research interests are gesture in relation to second language acquisition and teacher self-disclosure. She has recently published a book on her research and has presented at numerous regional and international conferences. Her personal interests are traveling and studying languages. She has formally studied Spanish, German, Farsi, Chinese, and French.

Mr. Gerry Koh

Mr. Gerry Koh

Gerry Koh holds a B.S. in International Hotel Management from Florida International University, an M.S. in Hotel Administration from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and a graduate Diploma in Adult Education from the University of British Columbia.

Gerry has been responsible for several premier hotel pre-openings in Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, and the UAE. Working with senior department heads in the opening properties, he identifies key job descriptions, developed policies and procedures, and conducts training in departmental task functions for new hires prior to the hotel opening.

He also provides management and human resource development consultancy and training in areas such as employee multi-skilling, re-engineering, meetings and events, customer focused quality service for hospitality companies, soft skills training in communication, problem solving, team building, leadership, organizational effectiveness and train the trainer.

Dr. Kurt Stahura

Dr. Kurt Stahura

Dr. Kurt Stahura holds a B.A. in History / History of Culture from the University of Wisconsin, and a M.A. in Leisure Management (Phi Kappa Phi) and Ph.D. in Leisure Management with an emphasis in Higher Education (Phi Kappa Pi) from the from the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Stahura has taught courses at both the undergraduate level and graduate level in organizational behavior, research methods, human resources, diversity, leadership and intercultural communication.

Dr. Stahura has published over 30 articles appearing in regional, national and international journals and has over 100 presentations. His scholarly pursuits and consulting expertise have brought him to Southeast Asia, China, Greece, Canada and all over the United States. He has conducted research on race and gender issues as well as social trends in the leisure and hospitality industry. Dr. Stahura has provided consulting assistance within the hospitality and leisure and field on issues surrounding program development, organizational structuring, and communication facilitation.

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