New CHAE Designees: November and December 2017

9 January 2018


The following individuals passed the exam for the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE®). Click here to learn more about HFTP's certification programs.

New CHAE Designees:

  • Jonathan Bradford, CHAE · Controller · The Wort Hotel · USA
  • Phil Guido, CHAE · Controller · Bonita Bay Community Assoc. · USA
  • Dr. Ersem Karadag, PhD, CHAE, CHTP, CHIA · Professor · Robert Morris University · USA

Why Get Certified?

Elevate your professionalism and demonstrate superior industry performance. Active certificants have reported higher salaries and various career advancement opportunities. Becoming certified indicates that you are committed to professionalism, continuing education and your chosen career path. HFTP offers the only designations for finance and technology professionals who are working in the hospitality industry.

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About HFTP Certifications

HFTP administers the examination and awards the certification for the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) and the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) designations. HFTP's certification programs are globally recognized for setting industry standards for hospitality finance and technology. Qualification for the exams is based on level of education and experience in the industry. Student programs are also available. Find out how to apply as well as exam information, study guides, check lists and much more by visiting HFTP's website at (click "Career Development" at the top).

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For questions or more information on HFTP's certification programs, contact HFTP Certification Manager Robin Bogdon at or +1 (512) 220-4021.

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