Department of Tourism, Recreation & Sport Management
P.O. Box 118208
Gainesville, FL 32611-8208
Brian D. Avery joined UF in 2018 as a Lecturer. With a hospitality career that spans nearly three decades, Avery has had a hand in almost every branch of the business—everything from service on the front lines to executive stints in staffing and safety management. Brian has spent the past decade in the classroom teaching and learning, consulting as an expert witness, and speaking publicly—sharing what he has learned on the front lines, in the classroom, and in the courtroom. Brian’s background is comprised of three areas of expertise: risk and safety management; related to events, tourism and attractions; event design and execution; and, education.