Dr. Andy Nazarechuk is the former Senior VP of International Relations for Taylor’s University, Malaysia. Dr. Nazarechuk is also the former Dean of the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences featuring the highly successful American Degree Program at Taylor’s University, Malaysia. Taylor’s University is one of Malaysia’s oldest, most successful, and reputable private educational institutions, attracting students from around the world. The School of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Taylor’s University currently has over 800 undergraduate students with 50 faculty and staff. Currently, the American Degree Program offiers the first two years of courses for degrees in Business, Actualrial Science, Engineering, Applied Science, Mass Communication, Computer Science, and Liberal Arts. Dr. Andy Nazarechuk, Past President of APacCHRIE (Asia’s largest Hospitality Educators Association), is a leader in both the academic and the professional worlds of hospitality development. He serves or has served on several prestigious committees, including the United Nations World Tourism Panel of Tourism Experts, the Development Agency Tourism Industry Skills & Training Council, and the International Advisory Board for Singapore Pools. He is an internationally renowned speaker, facilitating workshops, teaching courses, and addressing conferences and conventions for hotel professionals and academics on topics including strategic planning, customer service quality, human resource motivation, education, and hospitality management. His collaboration has been sought for international initiatives in countries around the world including China, South Korea, France, Poland, Ukraine, Egypt, Japan, Taiwan, Brazil, Oman, Vietnam, Singapore, the Philippines, Australia, Macau, and Saipan. Dr. Andy holds both a Bachelor and Master of Science degree in Hospitality from the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), as well as a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of La Verne, California. From 1993 to 1999, Dr. Andy served as Director of the Hospitality Research and Development Center (HRDC), the research and service division of the Harrah Hotel College of UNLV. Dr. Andy also served as the Founding Dean of University of Nevada Las Vegas’s Singapore Campus (2005 – 2011). He designed and developed the resources and programs for this modern, technologically advanced facility. The program began with 35 students in 2006 and grew to over 500 students during Dr. Andy’s tenure.