ICE President Rick Smilow, with CMO Brian Aronowitz, CFO Matt Peterson, VP of Education Richard Simpson

Administration

Meet ICE's Executive Leadership, Directors and Managers

Meet the ICE Team

Rick Smilow, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ICE
Rick Smilow, Chairman and CEO
Matt Petersen, President at ICE
Matt Petersen, President
Glen Gordon, Controller at ICE.
Glen Gordon, Director of Finance/Controller
Richard Simpson is VP of Education at Institute of Culinary Education
Richard Simpson, Vice President of Education
Cathy Boyle
Cathy Boyle, VP of Marketing and Communications
Lorne Feldman is the dean of students at ICE.
Lorne Feldman, Dean, Student Affairs
Hillery Wheeler, Director of Admissions, NY
Hillery Wheeler, Director of Admissions, New York campus
Ama Adusei, Director of Student Financial Services & Compliance
Ama Adusei, Director of Student Financial Services & Compliance
Martha Cotto is the Chief Registrar at ICE.
Martha Cotto, Chief Registrar
Barbara Rich, Lead Instructor Culinary Arts
Barbara Rich, Lead Chef, Culinary Arts
Elliott Prag
Elliott Prag, Lead Chef, Health-Supportive Culinary Arts
Carmine Arroyo
Carmine Arroyo, Lead Chef, Pastry & Baking Arts
Sim Cass, Dean of Bread Program at ICE.
Sim Cass, Dean, Bread Baking
Toba Garrett, Dean, The Art of Cake Decorating
Toba Garrett, Dean, Cake Decorating
Barry Tonkinson is the Director of Culinary Research and Development at ICE
Barry Tonkinson, VP of Culinary Operations
Rick Camac, Dean of Restaurant & Hospitality Management
Rick Camac, Dean, Restaurant & Hospitality Management
Steve Zagor is the Lead Instructor of Restaurant & Culinary Management.
Steve Zagor, Lead Instructor, Restaurant & Culinary Management
Michael Laiskonis, Creative Director at ICE
Michael Laiskonis, Creative Director
Celine Beitchman is the Director of Nutrition at ICE
Celine Beitchman, Director of Nutrition
Bill Telepan, Director of Sustainability at ICE.
Bill Telepan, Director of Sustainability
Tracy Zimmerman, Lead Chef, Recreational Program
Tracy Zimmerman, Lead Chef, Recreational Program
Mike Handal is a Culinary Arts chef-instructor and the manager of scheduling and library services at ICE.
Mike Handal, Manager of Scheduling and Library Services
Pauline Pinnock
Pauline Pinnock, Director of Special Events
Scott Carney is the Dean of Wine Studies at ICE
Dean, Wine Studies
Richard Vayda, Director Wine & Beverage Studies at ICE.
Richard Vayda, Director of Wine & Beverage Studies
Anthony Caporale, Director of Spirits Education at ICE.
Anthony Caporale, Director of Spirits Education
Maureen Drum Fagin is ICE's Director of Career Services.
Maureen Drum Fagin, Director of Compliance
John Shields, Director of Information Technology at ICE.
John Shields, Director of Information Technology
Stephanie Fraiman, Public Relations Director
Stephanie Fraiman Weichselbaum, Director of Public Relations and Communications
Abbe Baker, Content Director
Abbe Baker, Content Director
Heather Sanchez
Heather Sanchez, Human Resource Manager