Professor Romm has been with Keuka College since 1991. His areas of expertise are Marketing, Hospitality Management, Strategic Management and Services Management. He is especially interested in the unique role that food service plays in society.
Professor Romm also serves on the faculty of the Professional Development Program of the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University. He works with business executives from around the world. His courses there focus on the use of a profit-planning computer simulation and "outside the box" solutions to food service problems around the world.
As a consultant he has worked with Marriott Corporation, Intercontinental Hotels and Resorts, Gallop Inc., Nestle Inc. and Hilton International. Along with his work in the US, he has given seminars in England, Italy, Spain and Indonesia. He has also provided consulting services for the not-for-profit groups, Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico and The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY.
His industry experience includes senior management positions in both small business and large corporations. His corporate experience includes working for Hilton International at the World Trade Center in New York and at the Vista International Hotel in Washington D.C.. At the World Trade Center he had sole management responsibility for twenty three different food service and catering operations located in every part of the complex and serving a wide variety of markets (quick service, food courts, vending,corporate food service, casual restaurants, off-premise catering, bar operations and fine-dining). His operations there employed over four hundred people, earned annual revenues in excess of twelve million dollars and served twenty thousand people every day.