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Jeff Wielgopolan, Senior Vice President, Learning & Development, Forbes Travel Guide
Since joining Forbes Travel Guide in 2005, Jeff Wielgopolan has served as the senior manager of the Quality Assurance Division, an incognito inspector and now senior vice president of Learning and Development. In his current role, Wielgopolan works with the finest hotels, restaurants and spas across the globe to improve service, staff confidence and knowledge, and to further properties' understanding of Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating Standards.
Prior to his tenure at the company, he worked at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts and was the dining room director at Tru. He is certified under the Court of Master Sommeliers and served as a panelist for the Cornell Hotel School's Hospitality Research Summit. Wielgopolan is an Honorary Member of Les Clefs d'Or, and was the Educational Speaker for the group's annual International Congress in 2013 and 2015.