Tina Ferro

Tina Ferro

Chair, Assistant Professor and Director of the Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Management

Hospitality and Tourism Management BK LI



A.A.S. in Hospitality Management, Nassau Community College, 1997

B.P.S. in Hospitality Management, New York Institute of Technology, 1999

M.S.I.T. in Instructional Technology, New York Institute of Technology, 2005

MPhil., Management, Walden University, 2019


Tina Ferro came to St. Joseph’s College in 2014. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management and the Director of the Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Management (IHTM).

Prior to working at St. Joseph’s College, Ms. Ferro was an adjunct instructor at Suffolk County Community College in Riverhead and the Regional Vice President of Operations for JARAL East End Hotel Corp. Ms. Ferro has gained experience in the hospitality industry by working for a number of hotel chains, including Wingate Inn, Best Western, Holiday Inn Express, Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Hotel Indigo and the Garden City Hotel.

In 2018, Ms. Ferro received the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association "Outstanding Tourism Educator" and the Discover Long Island "Industry Advancement" Award. Ms. Ferro was previously honored with the Marriott Tiefel Award for Outstanding Guest Service and Wingate Inn General Managers Certification Award. She is a Certified Serv Safe Instructor, a member of Skål Long Island and sits on the executive board of the Long Island Hospitality Association.