Bernie L Mullen

Instructor/Lecturer , University of Wisconsin, Stout
Managing Partner, Encompass Hospitality Group, LLC
Instructor/Lecturer (adjunct), Globe University
School of Hospitality Leadership
College of Management

Office: 442 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715-232-5465

Brief Biography

Bernie holds degrees in accounting/business administration, a masters degree in organizational development, and currently working on a Ph.D. in hospitality management. His field experience consist of VP Hotel Operations, Asset Manager/Organizational Developer, General Manager, Regional Controller, Hotel Controller.

Research Interests: Increasing financial performance, team member engagement, and guest loyalty with a formidable strategic planning process.

Class Schedule

Fall 2015

Course Section Days Time Location
HT-362 001 Mo We Fr 09:05 - 10:00 HERH417
HT-362 002 Mo We Fr 13:25 - 14:20 HERH411
HT-498 001 Arranged
FN-499 600A Arranged
HT-235 001 Tu Th 09:40 - 11:05 HERH460


    • MA Organizational Development
      Argosy University
      Twin Cities, MN, 2011
    • BS Accounting, Business Administration
      Biola University
      Los Angeles, CA, 1991

Courses Taught

  • FN-499 Independent Study
  • HT-200 Hospitality Organization Mgmt
  • HT-200LC Hospitality Organization Mgmt
  • HT-235 Lodging Systems
  • HT-350 Hospitality Diversity Mgmt
  • HT-362 Foodsvc Finance & Cost Control
  • HT-452 Hospitality Professionalism
  • HT-498 H & T Field Experience

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin, Stout, School of Hospitality Leadership
        December 2012 - Present
      • Globe University
        Instructor/Lecturer (adjunct)
        August 2005 - Present


      • Encompass Hospitality Group, LLC
        Managing Partner
        May 2011 - Present
      • Blithe Hotels Group
        VP Hotel Operations
        November 2010 - June 2011
      • Capitol Hotel Group
        Asset Management/Organizational Developer, General Manager
        December 2009 - November 2010
      • Wischermann Hospitality Group
        General Manager, Controller
        January 2006 - March 2009
      • Capitol Hotel Group
        Asset Management/Organizational Developer, General Manager
        February 2001 - December 2006

Intellectual Contributions


    • Mullen, B. (In Preparation; Not Yet Submitted). Triple Bottom Line to Effective Hotel Strategic Planning. .


    Oral Presentation

    • Mullen, B. (January, 2013). Increased Profitability means Increased Team Member Engagement. GrandStay Hotels & Resorts annual conference, Apple Valley, MN, United States.
    • Mullen, B. (October 10, 2012). Effective Hotel Strategic Planning. Ledgestone Hospitality annual strategic planning conference, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States.
    • Mullen, B. (August 17, 2012). Got Marketing, the difference between Sales and Marketing. Wisconsin Restaurant Association membership meeting, Eau Claire, WI, United States.



    • Committee Member, College of Management Newsletter Editorial Committee (2014 - Present)


    • Faculty Advisor, American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (September 2013 - Present)