UJA-Federation of New York is set to honor Geoff Ballotti, president and CEO of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, at its annual Hospitality Division event. The reception will be held on Tuesday, June 4, at 4:30 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis in New York City following the NYU Hospitality Investment Conference and will raise funds to support UJA-Federation’s annual campaign, which supports a wide network of nonprofits.

“For 15 years, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has supported UJA and the vital work it does caring for those in need while creating and fostering diverse communities where all are welcome. Together with my hospitality colleagues, we’ll celebrate the extraordinary work of UJA and how it improves lives in communities across the globe,” Ballotti said in a statement.

“It was an easy decision to honor Geoff, one of the finest leaders and changemakers in our industry,” Jonathan Tisch, executive chairman of Loews Hotels and UJA’s Hospitality Division chair, said in a statement. “Geoff is passionate about ensuring all people are treated with dignity and respect and this honor reflects that commitment in both his professional and philanthropic efforts.”

The UJA Hospitality Division committee members are Bruce Blum, Liberty Hotel Advisors; Richard Born, BD Hotels; Jonathan Falik, JF Capital Advisors; Mark Gerstein, McKinsey & Company; Mark Gordon, Intrinsic Hotel Capital; Michael Lefkowitz, Triumph Hotels; Michele Mahl, The Agency; Gary Mendell, HEI Hotels & Resorts; David A. Pepper, Choice Hotels International; Stacy Silver, Silver Hospitality Group; Brian Schwartz, The Elliot Group; and Evan Weiss, LW Hospitality Advisors.

The NYU Hospitality Investment Conference is presented by Questex, parent company of Hotel Management Magazine.