Advice and Opportunities for Young Professionals: From the HFTP Global President and HFTP YP Council

Written by: Mark Pate Sr., CHAE, CHTP, MBA If you were asked, “what is a young professional (YP)?”, what would you say? According to Google, it is a young person, in their 20s and 30s, who is employed in a profession…

Set Your Professional Goals for 2021: Learn, Engage and Become a Leader

Written by: Mark Pate Sr., CHAE, CHTP, MBA Okay – raise your hand if there were times in this last year you had had enough or hit a challenge that you knew was impossible to overcome – Believe me, my hand…

Move Beyond the Classroom: Advantages of an HFTP Student Membership (First of All, It Is Free)

Joining a professional association can be an extremely valuable asset to students — and yet it is an asset that is more often than not untapped. An association can be the opening you need to start the path to your…

HITEC: Where You Can Learn, Network and Have Fun

Written By: Ting-Bing Wu, HITEC Houston Guest Blogger and Student Volunteer It was my first HITEC. I ensure it will not be the ONLY one. I am surprised by how much I learned and gained from attending this event. I am…

HITEC Student Volunteers

Each year, HFTP strives to enhance and improve the constituents’ overall experience at HITEC — and this year is not any different. With so many things to accomplish pre-show and onsite, HFTP staff welcomes volunteer assistance. The HFTP Global Board…

I Volunteer Because the More You Give, the More You Receive

After joining HFTP in 1989, Arlene Ramirez, MBA, CHE, CHAE controller for The Clubs At Carlton Woods, quickly volunteered for the association and hasn’t looked back. She currently serves on the Communictions Editorial Advisory Council and has been involved with other…

I Volunteer for the Camaraderie and Support of HFTP Members

Mick Nissen, CHAE, CHTP, controller for Sharon Heights Golf & Country Club in Menlo Park, Calif. has been volunteering with HFTP Global since 2006. He currently serves on the Certification Advisory Council, which just finished re-writing exam questions for the online CHAE…