Par Excellence
Student-Run Hospitality Staffing

Executive Team - Spring 2018

First Class Servers,
World Class Leaders

 
 
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General Manager

Quincy Reynolds

Quincy is dually enrolled at the University of Houston in the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management and the Honors College. She joined Par Excellence to network with dedicated individuals in Hilton College and explore the hospitality events of Houston. Now that she is General Manager, Quincy is very excited to drive the organization forward with the ideas of her members. She has had a wonderful time managing the best organization in the Hilton College and is more excited than ever for this upcoming semester.

 

Educational Goals

HILTON COLLEGE
Emphasis in Lodging Management

MINORS
Leadership Studies
Psychology

Activities & Affiliations

  • Honors College, Student Mentor
  • HLAGH, Member
  • Omnicron Delta Kappa, Honoree
  • Eta Sigma Delta, Honoree
 
 

 
 
 
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Financial Controller

Van "Cathy" Luong

Van (Cathy) Luong is a Senior of Conrad N Hilton College. She joined Par Excellence to network with dedicated individuals, create good friendships and learn to manage an actual non-profit business. She plans to graduate in Fall 2018. Her near future plan is pursuing the master degree in Accounting and Finance. Cathy is a Cat-person and used to own up to 10 cats. Her desire is to travel around the world and creating her own travel blog about her journeys and experiences. If she won a $1,000,000, she would pursue her dream travelling around the world right away.

 

Educational Goals

HILTON COLLEGE
Emphasis in Finance/Hotel Development

MINOR
Accounting

Activities & Affiliations

  • Eta Sigma Delta, Honoree
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
    • Error Management in Hospitality

 

 
 

 
 
 
 
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ASSISTANT CONTROLLER

Wei-Hsi "Jessica" Hsu

Wei-Hsi "Jessica" Hsu is an international student from Taiwan with a Bachelor's Degree in the science of Horticulture. She's now a Sophomore at the Conrad N. Hilton College with the emphasis on food and beverage. She has four Dachshund dogs in Taiwan and she hopes one day she can have her own dog café. She has been a member of Par Excellence since Fall 2016. She joined this organization to learn more about the service industry, gain more experience with real-life practices, and meet more friends who have the same passions. She wants to learn more accounting practices by being the Assistant Controller of Par Excellence.

Educational Goals

HILTON COLLEGE
Emphasis in Food & Beverage Management

 
 
 

 
 
 
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Lead Event Coordinator

Grace Marlin

Grace has been a member of Par Excellence since Spring 2016. She decided to join the honor organization because of the opportunity it provided to learn more about the industry through training and real life experience. Grace has learned more than just how to open wine, flambé, but how to adapt to every customer and provide the best service for each individual event. She plans to use her experience in Par Excellence for her future restaurant!

Activities & Affiliations

  • Roostar Vietnamese Grill, Internship
  • Food Photography, Dabbler
  • Event Planning, Planner
  • Hot Yoga, Guru

Educational Goals

HILTON COLLEGE
Emphasis in Restaurant Management

 
 
 

 
 
 
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Assistant Event Coordinator

Lindsay Beauregard

Lindsay Beauregard is a senior at the Conrad N. Hilton College studying Hotel and Restaurant Management. She is a member of University of Houston's Honors College and Chi Omega. Lindsay is pursing her degree in hospitality with aspirations to one day own and operate her own hotel. 

 

Activities & Affiliations

  • Cambridge Oaks, Residential Advisor
  • Chi Omega Sorority, Member
  • Honors College, Member
     

Educational Goals

HILTON COLLEGE
Emphasis in Lodging Management

 
 
 

 
 
 
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Training Director

Minh D. "Bobby" Nguyen

Minh D. Nguyen, also known as Bobby, is a sophomore at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management. A dedicated and motivated student, Minh hopes to pursue a career in lodging operations and development worldwide. He joined Par Excellence in the Fall of 2017, in search for valuable experience, influential people, and practical knowledge in the service industry. After a short time with the organization, he realized that Par Excellence satisfied his pursuit to positively advance his future. Now, with many pleasant experiences, Minh is eager to be coaching the next team of star penguins! 

Activities & Affiliations

  • HFTP, Vice President
  • Red Cross UH, Member
  • Chartwells, Management Intern

Educational Goals

HILTON COLLEGE
Emphasis in Lodging Management

 
 

 
 
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Director of Marketing

Pablo Ramirez

Pablo Ramirez is currently a sophomore at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management. Pablo's interest in the Hospitality industry began when he studied Culinary Arts in his home town of El Paso where learned to love catering and events from his chef instructor at the time. Knowing the basics of cooking and currently working for City Kitchen Catering in Houston, Pablo now seeks a career in food and beverage operations. 

Educational Goals

HILTON COLLEGE
Emphasis in Food and Beverage Operations

Activities & Affiliations

  • CityKitchen Catering
  • Cooking