Brian Weed

Brian Weed - Chief Executive Officer

Brian is responsible for all aspects of the TUBC business. Brian also serves on the TUBC Board of Managers.

Brian began his professional career at The Boston Consulting Group, a leading management consulting firm, where he attained the position of Partner. In 1997, he joined Hyatt Hotels Corporation as Vice President of Strategic Planning. At Hyatt, Brian helped conceive and launch a joint venture (named Avendra LLC) involving Hyatt, Marriott International and other hospitality companies.

Brian transitioned from Hyatt to ultimately serve as the Chief Operating Officer of Avendra, which provides procurement and supply chain services for hospitality industries. Since its launch in 2001, Avendra has grown to become one of the most successful procurement services companies in the United States.

Brian is active philanthropically, serving on the Board of North Lawndale College Prep, a charter high school in one of Chicago's most under-resourced neighborhood. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Kendall College School of Business. Brian is a member of Young Presidents' Organization. He received a B.S. from Stanford University and an MM (MBA) from The Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

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