Vendo has spent the last 40 years involved in all aspects of the hospitality industry. With a specialization in sales and marketing, he has held managerial positions with companies such as Hilton, Hyatt, Pickett Suites, and Park Suites Hotels. In addition, with his affiliations with several hotel management companies he has been involved in franchise relationships with brands such as Marriott, Sheraton, and Hilton.
In addition to his background within the hotel industry, Vendo has also been involved in the meeting planning part of the industry. Holding key positions within the American Medical Association and Smith, Bucklin and Associates, he has been intimately involved in the planning and execution of meetings, conventions, tradeshows and incentives.
Most recently in his consulting practice Vendo has worked with companies such as Sonesta, Wyndham, Hyatt and a spectacular resort in Poland. Vendo is affiliated with Cayuga Hospitality Consultants and active in his community. He serves on the Board of Governors of the Clubs of Peachtree City (Golf Clubs/ part of ClubCorp) and also the Board of Directors of the Peachtree City Convention and Visitors Bureau.