Jerald J. Good, president and CEO of Focus Enterprises, Inc., will be presenting sessions at Ivy Tech Community College−Northeast Nov. 6 and 7. He will be discussing his experiences as a successful business owner, developer and innovator. This event is being hosted by Ivy Tech’s School of Business. It is free and open to the public.
Ivy Tech Community College−Northeast and Focus Hospitality Services entered into a partnership this summer with the goal of offering students job ready skills in the hospitality industry. Focus will provide co-op and internship positions to students at their hotel and water park resort in Shipshewana, Ind. Ivy Tech −Northeast students will have the chance to complete the internship and earn a hotel industry-specific Certificate in Business Administration.
“The hotel industry is looking for job-ready hotel managers; the marriage of our two organizations fills that need,” said Good. “Students gain the foundation of a quality education from Ivy Tech and with our upcoming opportunities, they will get real-world experience in a functioning Focus hotel.”
Tuesday, November 6 in the Coliseum Campus Auditorium (3800 N. Anthony Blvd.)
11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
6:30 to 7:45 p.m.
Wednesday, November 7 in the Student Life Conference Center (4900 St. Joe Road)
11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
About Jerald J. Good
Good has been actively involved in the commercial real estate industry since 1964. Over the years he has developed residential communities, apartment projects, restaurants, commercial retail projects, intermediate and long-term skilled nursing homes and most recently a chain of more than 20 hotels in the Midwest. He has built Focus Enterprises, Inc. into a vertically integrated company that develops and manages all activities in the successful formulation of his ventures.
About Focus Hospitality Services
Focus Hospitality Services, LLC (FHS) is a development, construction, management, and operations company with specialization in the development of commercial lodging and entertainment properties. As a recent recipient of the prestigious North American Developer of the Year award and a Quality Excellence Award from InterContinental Hotels Group, parent company of the Holiday Inn family of hotels and resorts, Focus was recognized for its excellence in all facets of successful hotel/resort operations. In addition, Splash Universe has won 8 awards from The World Waterpark Association and 2 awards from The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions for outstanding performance in several categories.