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Lloyd D. Levenson Institute for Gaming, Hospitality & Tourism


The Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming Hospitality & Tourism (LIGHT), is located at the Stockton-Rothenberg Building, 3430 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401


Phone: 609.626.3893

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Rummy Pandit, LPD, Executive Director

Rummy Pandit, LPD, who has been at Stockton since 2011, had served as the Executive Director of the Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club, overseeing the facility’s $20 million operational and financial performance. During his tenure at Stockton he has served as Interim Associate Vice President, Facilities and Plant Operations and also as an instructor for the School of Business. 

He has held previous positions in both academia and the hospitality industry, including serving as Associate Dean for Business Management at the Culinary Institute of America, in Hyde Park, NY, and as Assistant Dean and Executive Director of Hospitality Management at Rutgers University. He also has managed hotel operations in New York, Boston and Atlantic City. 

Dr. Pandit received his Doctorate in Law and Policy from Northeastern University and holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Rutgers and a Master’s in Hotel Administration from Cornell at L'Ecole Supérieure Des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) in Paris. Additionally, he holds the Certified Hotel Administrator designation accorded by the American Hotel and Lodging Association. 

Dr. Pandit is active in the community and serves on the board of the Literacy Volunteers Association Cape-Atlantic, the Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce and the hospitality advisory board for Atlantic County Institute of Technology.  He also has served on the boards of the American Red Cross, Atlantic and Cumberland chapters, the Atlantic-Cape May Counties Workforce Investment Board and the Greater Atlantic City Region Tourism Council. He served as a member of the education committee of the Atlantic City Hotel & Lodging Association and the Atlantic City Metropolitan Business and Citizens Association and other groups.




Diana Allen, Office Manager