ICE President Rick Smilow, with CFO Matt Peterson, VP of Education Richard Simpson

Administration

Meet ICE's Executive Leadership, Directors and Managers

Meet the ICE Team

Rick Smilow, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ICE
Rick Smilow, Chairman and CEO
Matt Petersen, President at ICE
Matt Petersen, President, New York Campus
Lachlan Sands, Los Angeles Campus President at ICE
Lachlan Sands, President, Los Angeles Campus
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Richard Simpson, Vice President of Education
Barbara Rich, Assistant Director of Education
Barbara Rich, Assistant Director of Education, New York Campus
Cathy Boyle, VP of Marketing and Communications
Cathy Boyle, VP of Marketing and Communications
Elliott Prag, Dean of Student Affairs, Director of Career Services
Elliott Prag, Dean of Student Affairs & Director of Career Services, New York Campus
Lisa Preti, Assistant Dean of Students
Lisa Preti, Assistant Dean of Students
Herve Guillard, as Lead Instructor Pastry & Baking Arts at ICE.
Herve Guillard, Director of Education & Dean of Students, Los Angeles Campus
Rebecca Freeman, Campus Director of Career Services at ICE.
Rebecca Freeman, Director of Career Services, Los Angeles Campus
Orlando Mangual, Director of Admissions, New York campus
Orlando Mangual, Director of Admissions, New York Campus
Gabriela Arzate
Gabriela Arzate, Director of Admissions, Los Angeles Campus
Ama Adusei, Director of Student Financial Services & Compliance
Ama Adusei, Director of Student Financial Services & Compliance
Martha Cotto, Chief Registrar
Martha Cotto, Chief Registrar
Maureen Drum Fagin, Director of Compliance
Maureen Drum Fagin, Director of Compliance
Barry Tonkinson, VP of Culinary Operations
Barry Tonkinson, VP of Culinary Operations
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Scott Larson, Lead Chef, Plant-Based Culinary Arts
Sim Cass, Dean, Bread Baking
Sim Cass, Dean, Bread Baking
Toba Garrett, Dean, Cake Decorating
Toba Garrett, Dean, Cake Decorating
Nora Semerdjian, Campus Director of Business Operations at ICE
Nora Semerdjian, Director of Business Operations, Los Angeles Campus
Brian Konopka, Director of Strategic Operations and Dean of Restaurant & Culinary Management
Brian Konopka, Director of Strategic Operations and Dean of Restaurant & Culinary Management
Mishel LeDoux, Director of Restaurant and Hospitality Management
Mishel LeDoux, Director of Restaurant & Hospitality Management, Los Angeles Campus
Rick Camac, Director of Industry Relations
Rick Camac, Director of Industry Relations, New York Campus
Steve Zagor, Lead Instructor, Restaurant & Culinary Management
Steve Zagor, Lead Instructor, Restaurant & Culinary Management
Michael Laiskonis, Creative Director
Michael Laiskonis, Creative Director
Celine Beitchman, Director of Nutrition
Celine Beitchman, Director of Nutrition
Mike Handal, Manager of Scheduling and Library Services
Mike Handal, Manager of Scheduling and Library Services
Scott Carney, Dean, Wine Studies
Scott Carney, Dean, Wine Studies
Richard Vayda, Director Wine & Beverage Studies at ICE.
Richard Vayda, Director of Wine & Beverage Studies
Anthony Caporale, Director of Spirits Education
Anthony Caporale, Director of Spirits Education
Jesus Loa, Director of Stewarding at ICE.
Jesus Loa, Director of Stewarding, Los Angeles Campus
John Shields, Director of Information Technology
John Shields, Director of Information Technology
Stephanie Fraiman Weichselbaum, Director of Public Relations and Communications
Stephanie Fraiman Weichselbaum, Director of Public Relations and Communications
Abbe Lewis, Content Director
Abbe Lewis, Content Director
Kristin Ambrosino, Director of Special Events
Kristin Ambrosino, Director of Special Events
Dita Kodraj, Human Resource Manager
Dita Kodraj, Human Resources Manager
Maribel Crespo, Facilities Floor Manager
Maribel Crespo, Facilities Floor Manager
Rose Kernochan, Librarian, New York Campus
Rose Kernochan, Librarian, New York Campus