The Cini•Little team continues to grow

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Joseph Sorgent rejoins the firm's L.A. office, Khaled Halabi joins the NY office, additional new faces come on board and Dick Eisenbarth FCSI is inducted into Purdue's HTM Hall of Fame

Cini•Little has welcomed Joseph Sorgent back as the newest member of its growing management advisory services (MAS) division. Sorgent brings with him extensive experience in project management consulting spanning many continents over the last 30 years, including four years with Cini•Little Japan and nine years with Cini•Little International, Inc., from 1991-2004.

Sorgent excels on projects that require a collaborative approach. His areas of expertise include waste management, market and operational analysis, financial planning, and implementation of business plans and designs that allow for successful revenue generation and cost controls for his clients. Sorgent, says the firm, welcomes any inquiries about specific MAS requirements: jsorgent@cinilittle.com.

Extensive experience 

Meanwhile, Khaled Halabi is an sssociate project manager in Cini•Little’s New York office. A designer with extensive experience in the Middle East, Halabi’s portfolio of foodservice facility designs focus on hospitality projects.

Halabi, says the firm, brings a fresh approach to his hospitality designs, understanding the need to integrate diversity with luxury to create successful facilities for the global market and welcomes questions about future foodservice design projects: khalabi@cinilittle.com.

Lei Anne Pascua has also joined Cini•Little’s San Francisco team as design project coordinator, while Ethelee Welliver and Emmanuel Kophio were welcomed to the firm’s CAD/BIM division.

Hall of Famer

Dick Eisenbarth FCSI has been inducted into Purdue University’s Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management’s Hall of Fame at the School’s annual Black Tie Dinner.

Over the years, Eisenbarth has made significant contributions of time and energy to the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management as well as to the Hospitality Industry, thus earning him a distinguished place in the Hall of Fame.

He is a Lifetime Member of Purdue University’s Alumni Association. In addition, Eisenbarth is a member of Purdue University’s President’s Council and a Strategic Alliance Committee Member for the Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management. He also has been awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award in the past.