Board of Advisors

Carver Consulting & Resource Management includes a board of advisors providing specialized hospitality industry expertise available to our clients.

Our advisors include:

Lori Barbara, Business, Restaurant Finance
Lori Barbara is an ARF Loan Consultant specializing in short term working capital bank loans, lines of credit and bridge loans. She has over 20 years of experience in finance with an emphasis on restaurant and retail. Her success is built upon her dedication to her customers and putting what’s in their best interest first. Restaurant owners call Lori because she understands the … Read More


Josh Belsley, Payroll Consultant
Josh Belsley is a payroll consultant for Thomson Reuters, in the myPay Solutions division. myPay Solutions offers experience with the complex requirements of payroll processing, and our expertise with advanced technologies, have helped us develop a unique payroll service that offers the utmost in accuracy and convenience to our users. After teaching several years as an elementary educator, Josh moved back to the state of Michigan, which … Read More


Melissa Dallas, Leadership Development and Talent Pipelining
Melissa Dallas serves as Department Head and Professor for Hospitality and Restaurant Administration in the College of Applied and Natural Sciences at Missouri State University. She hold a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toledo, and a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University. Her teaching expertise lies in Hospitality Law, Meetings and Events Management, and Survey of the Hospitality and Tourism Industry. As well, she helped … Read More


Anthony Gatling, Leadership Development and Talent Pipelining
Anthony is an assistant professor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas specializing in authentic leadership, authentic leadership development, transformational leadership, and technology-enabled leadership development. He recently transitioned to academia from industry where he worked for Darden Restaurants for over 23 years and held the position of Senior Director of Operations.

As a member of the operations the executive team at Red Lobster, Anthony actively … Read More


Dan Hutchins, Financial Management, Payroll, Accounting Services, Fundraising
Dan earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Washburn University in 1978 and now is a trustee and board member for the Washburn University Foundation. Dan is not only a Certified Public Accountant, but is also a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), a Specialist Accreditation he earned through the AICPA.

Dan has 30 years of public accounting experience, including … Read More


Parker Hodges, Website development, Digital Marketing, SEO Management and Social Media
Parker has been an Internet professional since 1995, offering a proven track record revenue generation using online metrics, publishing, distribution, advertising and marketing. After nearly a decade in journalism, Parker joined a web media startup in 1995 working in the online newsroom of a flagship Twin Cities radio and television station writing, optimizing and growing the online audience. The company eventually … Read More


Vincent Holzer, Building And Equipment Repair And Procurement. LEED Green Associate
Overland Park Heating and Cooling delivers exceptional residential and commercial HVAC service in Kansas City and surrounding areas for more than 30 years. With a management team of three Kansas Certified Masters, and technicians with expertise training and a collection of industry certifications, customers receive quality, exceptional … Read More


Missy Johnson, Graphic And Media Design
With nearly 15 years of marketing and design experience under her belt, Missy Johnson brings a knowledgeable perspective to the table in an assorted range of media. With degrees in fine arts, visual communications and a minor in English, she offers … Read More


Sean Self, Staffing And Recruitment
Sean Self is Founder & CEO of Self Opportunity, Inc., an established company providing contemporary recruiting solutions to HR Professionals across the restaurant, sales, medical, technology and accounting industries. Self Opportunity, Inc. offers expertise, support and consulting services in conducting … Read More