Beverly Holmes, M.B.A., CHAE is an Associate Professor of Business and Management at Alaska Pacific University. She has over 30 years of experience working in business and financial management, focusing on the hospitality industry. Ms. Holmes is a certified hospitality accountant executive and a graduate of Alaska Pacific University with a B.A. degree in organizational management and an M.B.A. She is a certified trainer in relationship management and facilitator of organizational team building activities. She has presented her original work at several national conferences such as Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals Annual Convention, Northwest Human Resource Managers Association, and the Institute of Management Accountants Annual Conference and Expo. Ms. Holmes enjoys many community service activities including Junior Achievement, Launch Alaska, and Equine Assisted Therapy Alaska. She is member of the Association for Talent Development, Institute of Management Accountants, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals, and Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society.