Hospitality Instructors


Linda Launey Headshot

Linda N. Launey, MsHR, PHR
Executive Director Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management

  • Emory University’s Goizueta Business School & Georgia State University
  • Managerial and Program Management Experience: 21 years
  • State, Local and Federal Government, IBM, and City of New Orleans
  • Email: llaune@dcc.edu


Barry Brantley headshot

Barry Brantley, M.A., CHE, CMP, CAE
Lodging Management Specialist

 

  • Professor and Program Chair
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • Hospitality Experience: 42 years
  • Ritz-Carlton, Starwood, Omni Hotels and HelmsBriscoe
  • Email: bbrant@dcc.edu


Shari Fisher headshot

Shari Fisher, B.A., CMP, CHME
Lodging Management Specialist

 

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • University of New Orleans
  • Hospitality Experience: 32 years
  • Hotel Monteleone, Le Meridien and Hilton Hotels
  • Email: sfishe@dcc.edu


Ladd Marks headshot

Ladd Marks, B.S.
Restaurant Management Specialist

 

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • University of Alabama
  • Hospitality Experience: 28 years
  • Wyndham Destinations, Marriott Hotels
  • Email: lmarks@dcc.edu


Brooke Berry headshot

Brooke Berry, M.S.
Restaurant Management Specialist

 

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • University of Alabama
  • Hospitality Experience: 10 years
  • Hyatt, Mulberry St. Ristorante, Culinary Kids and Education Center
  • Email: bberry@dcc.edu


Toni Mobley headshot

Toni Mobley, M.A.
Tourism Management Specialist

 

 

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Florida State & Webster University
  • Hospitality Experience: 10 years
  • Audubon Nature Institute
  • Email: tmoble@dcc.edu


Mary Dawes headshot

Mary Dawes, M.A.
Tourism Management Specialist

 

  • Professor
  • Louisiana State University & Brighton University
  • Hospitality Experience: 24 years
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • Art Historian
  • Email: mdawes@dcc.edu


Christine Anastasi headshot

Christine Anastasi, B.S.
Beverage Management Specialist

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • B.S. Johnson & Wales University;
  • Hospitality Experience:11 years
  • Craft Beer Sales; Starr Hill Brewery; Private Catering
  • Email: canast@dcc.edu


Erin Schrepfer headshot

Erin Schrepfer, M.S.
Catering Management and Dual Enrollment Specialist

 

  • Instructor
  • University of New Orleans, Our Lady of Holy Cross
  • Hospitality Experience: 13 years
  • Sodexho, AlliedPRA, Schrepfer Consulting
  • Email: eschre@dcc.edu


Jeremy Ledlow headshot

Jeremy Ledlow, B.S.
Catering Management Specialist

 

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • University of New Orleans
  • Hospitality Experience: 17 years
  • Aramark, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Occasions, LLC
  • Email: jledlo@dcc.edu


Cindy Hayes headshot

Cindy Hayes, B.S., CMP, DMCP
Event Management Specialist

 

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Louisiana State University
  • Hospitality Experience: 37 years
  • PRA Business Events, Hyatt Hotels
  • Email: chayes2@dcc.edu


Kathryn Lazarone headshot

Kathryn Lazarone, B.S. CMP
Event Management Specialist

 

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Niagara University, Schiller International University, University of South Carolina
  • Hospitality Experience: 27 years
  • Hilton, InterContinental, Marriott, Hyatt Hotels and HelmsBriscoe
  • Email: klazar@dcc.edu