Dr. Jack Ninemeier is a recently retired professor in The School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University. He received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He serves on the Master Club Manager (MCM) Academic Council of the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA). He is The School’s Coordinator of the CMAA Business Management Institute III, a week-long intensive study program that brings approximately 120 club managers to the MSU campus annually. Dr. Ninemeier works closely with the Professional Development Council of the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management. He has written and edited several books, student manuals and correspondence courses for this association, writes a management column in their trade journal and is currently helping to develop certification procedures and develop strategies to most effectively manage that Association’s numerous Professional Development programs.
Dr. Ninemeier is the project leader of a team that develops annual financial accounting benchmarks for the indoor tanning industry and is working with the International Spa Association to undertake its first-ever financial trend analysis. Dr. Ninemeier has published 42 textbooks on food and beverage management, supervision, healthcare and related topics. He serves on several school committees, conducts numerous seminars, and is a member of several professional associations.