Brittany Welsh

Director of Sales & Marketing

Brittany joined USC in 2015 as the Director of Sales & Marketing for the Radisson Hotel at USC. At the Radisson, Brittany oversees all aspects of sales and marketing for the hotel as well as promotes the destination of USC and the surrounding area. Prior to her joining the team, she was the Director of Sales & Marketing for two boutique properties in West Hollywood and Burbank, was the Director of Sales for the destination marketing organization, Visit West Hollywood, and also has experience in marketing for the fine arts and interior design industries. Brittany completed her undergraduate degree at USC, where she studied Art History and Business Administration, and is thrilled to be back with her Trojan family.

Howard Gilson

Associate Director Of Food And Beverage

Howard Gilson joined USC in March of 2011. Prior to this, he was a Multi-Site General Manager for ARAMARK business dining services. He has been in a Food and Beverage Director role with both The Radisson LAX and Mondrian Hotel, Hollywood. Howard has been in the Foodservice Industry for over 30 years in every role, including over 12 years in the kitchen. He graduated from CSUN with an BS in Computer Programming and a BA in Hotel & Restaurant Management. He also is a U.S. Veteran, having served 6 years in the United State’s Marine Corps.

Deepal Jayasooriya

Senior Manager of Operations

Deepal joined USC in May 2009, transitioning from the Prim Hotel Group. Deepal brings nine years experience in the hotel industry with strong concentration in operations and revenue management. He worked previously with Intercontinental Hotel group as well as Starwood/Sheraton. He is a native of Sri Lanka and he has his British A-Levels in Commerce and Economics.

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