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Hank Pivarnik

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Hank Pivarnik


Hank Pivarnik, CSEE

Hank is a 30-year veteran in the hotel industry, with extensive property and above property expertise. He has significant experience in developing hotel and CVB relationships.


Hank was the former point person for Hilton business relationships with numerous teams and leagues in professional sports, along with:

+ United States Olympic Committee;

+ Several National Governing Bodies, and a handful of sports associations;

+ The major sport broadcasting companies and;

+ Several sports travel/housing companies.

Hank has been a Sports Events and Tourism Association (SETA) member since 2007 and was a member of SETA Board of Directors for the 2018-2020 term.

Hank completed the Executive Leadership certificate program at Cornell University in 2006. In addition, he has also completed the Certified Sports Event Executive certification from SETA 2011.

Hank is a proud graduate of Niagara University, having obtained a BS in Travel & Tourism in 1985.

Hank is married to his college sweetheart, Mary-Jo. They have been happily married for 32 years and have two children (James and Erin) and two grandchildren (Ellie and Everly Jo).

On his free-time, Hank enjoys craft beer/wine tasting and singing with the world champion Vocal Majority Chorus in Dallas.