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RssHotel and Resorts Finance and Operations Executive with over 20 years experience as VP, CFO, Corporate Controller, etc....

I am looking for a company to settle down and to grow with, a company I can be with for 30 years. On the flip side, am also open to contract and consulting work, also interested in pursuing this option as well as traditional permanent employment.

Destination Manager

Paducah, KY

About Me


Travel, Hospitality & Restaurant


Destination Manager

Ideal Companies:

Hotel and Resort developers, Marriott, Starwood, etc.

Education level:


Will Relocate:



Paducah, KY

Work Experiences

12/2007 - Present



  • Providing leadership as VP - Director of Resort Operations for largest management company on New York's Long Island in the Hamptons. Directly responsible for the total operations and management of 17 Resorts and Residential Communities. Portfolio consists of over 1,000 rental units and home. Full operational and management responsibility for resorts, residential communities, COOPS and associations. Provided leadership to the management of all resorts and all COOP associations.

4/2007 - 12/2007

Southampton Catcove


  • Led company as Chief Financial Officer for Southampton Catcove, LLC, developer based in Manhattan with hotels and retail property in Long Island, New York. As Chief Financial Officer provided expertise in financial accounting management, banking, cash management, budgeting, insurance - risk management and tax - regulatory compliance. Additional responsibilities included retail / commercial property management and accounting, internal controls, operational management, revenue growth, productivity, business planning, systems technology and staff development. Designed, created and implemented all financial and operational procedures and systems for company’s assets and properties. Directly involved in the structure of company expansion including new construction, acquisitions, etc. Responsible for all accounting and finance for all company assets including but not limited to finance, accounting, payables, payroll, asset management, budgeting, forecasting, performance analysis, etc. Directly responsible for creation and implementation of all policies and procedures for company held management company, Long Island Hospitality Group.

8/2005 - 4/2007

Ginn Resorts


  • Responsibilities included all aspects of accounting and finance, based at the company’s flagship property, the Club at Hammock Beach located in Palm Coast, Florida. Clubs include resorts and private clubs, multiple food & beverage outlets, Yacht and Marina, Conservatory and Golf Clubs, Association management, Residential and Condo Site Development and Real Estate. Major focus is in all hospitality operations of company assets. Supervise an accounting staff of 6. Total Company Resort Revenues in excess of approximately $80 Million. In this capacity I lead the finance and accounting for resort operations and developer in the company, total resort revenues in excess of $80 Million. This includes all resort operations, HOA and Associations, Developer, etc. Based at company’s flagship property in Palm Coast (Club at Hammock Beach), involved in developing and implementing policies and procedures at company’s other resorts and developments, such as Reunion Resort in Orlando, Quail West in Naples, Tesoro in Miami, Burke Mountain VT, etc. Also heavily involved in operations within company (5 Star level, Ritz, Breakers, etc.).

8/2003 - 8/2005

Nantucket Island Resorts


  • Served as the Corporate Controller for Nantucket Island Resorts off the coast of Cape Cod on Nantucket Island. Responsible for finance and financial reporting for all resorts on the island (5 plus one of the largest marinas in the country). All properties are high end (ADR of 400-900+) as well as some of the highest rated restaurants in North America on the exclusive island of Nantucket. Also served as Independent Consultant, specialized in providing professional consulting and contract work in the hospitality/resort industry. Provided professional consulting to institutional investors as a member of the Council of Advisors (currently still a member). In addition, provided professional contract and consulting independently with many companies, including a long term project with Summer Bay Resorts in Orlando, redesigning and creating new financial and operating reports and systems. In offering my services, am working with temporary assignments and consulting in all areas. - Organized corporate financial team implemented a monthly financial calendar and review process creating a culture of financial responsibility and standards of accountability. - Implemented a monthly forecasting process and line item forecasting model, along with budgeting processes. - Developed comprehensive cost savings programs during periods of economic downturn without negatively impacting the guest experience. - Directed transient yield and group evaluation revenue management department. - Extensive diversified financial management experience in hospitality, real estate and retail industries. - Primary focus includes business planning and budgeting at corporate and property levels, financial and management reporting and analysis, internal controls, treasury management, risk management, and company process improvement. - Areas of responsibility include corporate and portfolio financial operations, construction/development accounting and related personnel management. - Developed company wide policies resulting in significantly reduced expenses and improved internal controls. - Oversight of all accounting functions, including financial controls and reporting, daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly reporting - Full Responsibility for Budgeting for all areas of company, and budget management and performance to budgets/forecasts along with management. - Directly involved in strategic planning and business development. - Ensure company-wide compliance with federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and requirements relating to financial, accounting and tax matters. - Oversee all Treasury functions, including cash management and forecasting. - Analyze the financial implications of vendor and customer contracts. - Developed, monitored and reported on key financial metrics that enable operations executives to evaluate the company’s performance across operations, management, and development. - Develop and implement efficient business processes. - Ensured that accounting, budgeting and financial reporting policies, procedures and systems satisfy the needs of management, senior management and investors, external auditors and governmental and regulatory agencies, as well as optimizing efficiencies - Member of Executive team with extensive involvement in strategic planning as well as all aspects of operations & management. - Present financial results, forecasts, analysis, strategy, and recommendations to Executive Committee and Senior Management (VP, CEO, COO, President) - Designed and coordinated a wide variety of accounting and statistical data and reports.

1/2001 - 8/2003

Westgate Resorts

Director / VP

1/1996 - 1/2000

American Skiing Company

Director / VP