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Gregory L. DeShields

Gregory L. DeShields

Executive Director, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau – PHLDiversity

Greg DeShields currently serves as the Executive Director at PHLDiversity a division of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, Tourism and Hospitality. Additionally, Greg is an Industry Expert for Ying Mei Jia Tong International Business Consulting Co., Ltd. (Liaocheng and Tai’an, China) and adjunct instructor for Temple University School of Tourism and Hospitality and Hospitality Educators. Greg is a Graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, with an A.S. Degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management; and B.S. Degree in Hospitality Management. Professional Development Leadership Graduate: Urban League of Philadelphia, Leadership Forum 2016, Leadership Philadelphia, 2015 and Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange 2014. Previously, Greg served as Managing Director of Business Development for Temple University Fox School of Business & School of Tourism and Hospitality Management. Professionally, Greg has been a manager in the hospitality industry for such companies as Hyatt Hotel, Omni Hotels, Sheraton Hotels, Korman Company, General Manager of Philadelphia OIC’s Opportunities Inn: Hospitality Training Institute