Jeff Weinland

Chief Innovation Officer

Dr. Weinland’s career in the hospitality industry spans more than 30 years, during which time he operated businesses, provided consulting services, developed training programs, and investigated possible embezzlement and fraud cases. He holds several professional licenses and has earned numerous professional designations in the areas of lodging management, real estate brokerage, and hospitality accounting.

Dr. Jeffrey Weinland began teaching at the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management in 2005. He joined the faculty after serving for many years in the role of adjunct lecturer. He has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Behavior, a Master of Business Administration with a emphasis in Marketing and a Doctor of Philosophy in Organizations and Management after publishing a dissertation focused on the competencies of timeshare industry management competencies.
Jeff has also served as the President of Vacation Villas at FantasyWorld Timeshare Owners Association in Kissimmee, Florida since 2004. During his tenure, he has worked to improve service delivery at the resort and to aid his fellow owners in fulfilling the promise of timeshare. In 2017, he assembled a team of top hospitality industry professionals to redefine the services associated with vacation resort management.