HP Hotels Names New Chief Investment Officer

Read the latest roundup of U.S.-based new hires and promotions in the hotel industry.

Jeff Burns


Chief investment officer
HP Hotels
Nov. 4, 2021
New hire
Experience: Burns has more than 20 years experience in the hospitality industry, most recently as principal of acquisitions for JMI Reality, a private real estate investment and development company.


Chief operating officer
Flâneur Hospitality
Oct. 28, 2021
New hire
Experience: Lordonnois will also work as managing director of its inaugural flagship New York property, The Fifth Avenue Hotel, scheduled to open in spring 2022.


General manager
Poco Diablo Resort & Spa
Sedona, Arizona
Nov. 5, 2021
New hire
Experience: Rau brings 30 years of hotel management and leadership experience to Poco Diablo. Rau previously served as director of operations at L’Auberge de Sedona.


General manager
Stanly Ranch, Auberge Resorts Collection
Napa Valley, California
Nov. 2, 2021
New hire
Experience: Gannon joins Auberge after a tenure with Four Seasons Resorts, serving as general manager at both Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole and Four Seasons Resort Nevis.

Adrian Gonzalez


General manager
The Plaza Hotel Pioneer Park
El Paso, Texas
Nov. 2, 2021
New hire
Experience: Gonzalez worked at Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Oregon, and Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, Washington. He then joined Omni Hotels & Resorts on the east coast before spending time at luxury resorts in Monterey, California, Chicago and Napa, California.

Emily Nichols


General manager
Kimpton Alton Hotel
San Francisco, California
Oct. 29, 2021
New hire
Experience: Nichols previously worked as the general manager at the Kimpton Buchanan Hotel in San Francisco.


General manager
Thompson Central Park New York
New York City
Oct. 26, 2021
New hire
Experience: Most recently, Slippoy served as the general manager of Westminster Hotel.


Director of group sales
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa
Lahaina, Hawaii
Nov. 4, 2021
New hire
Experience: Santa brings more than 10 years of experience in the hospitality and tourism industry to her new role, seven of which were at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa in California.


Associate director of leisure sales
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa
Lahaina, Hawaii
Nov. 4, 2021
New hire
Experience: Higa has worked on the operations and sales side of hospitality for almost 15 years and has been with Hyatt for over six years.


Director of sales and marketing
Thompson Central Park New York
New York City
Oct. 26, 2021
New hire
Experience: Reed has been a member of the Parker New York team since 2019. Her prior experience includes executive positions with Viceroy Hotel Group and Morgans Hotel Group, where she worked across sales and marketing for destination properties.

Adam Resnick


Executive chef
Kimpton Marlowe Hotel / Bambara Kitchen & Bar
Cambridge, Massachusetts
October 29, 2021
Promotion
Experience: Most recently, Resnick served as Bambara’s Executive Sous Chef for five years.

Steven Acosta


Executive chef
The Balfour Hotel
Miami, Florida
Oct. 26, 2021
New hire
Experience: Acosta worked at the Kimpton EPIC Hotel and its seafood-centric eatery, Area 31, as the executive sous chef. From 2015 to 2018, he took the helm as the executive chef at the Fisher Island Club, located in the South Beach area. Prior to joining the Balfour team, Acosta established his own culinary consulting business in 2018.

Molly Flora


Spa director
The Spa at Resort at Squaw Creek
Olympic Valley, California
Nov. 3, 2021
New hire
Experience: Flora joins the resort from Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley.

To be included in the next roundup, email HNN’s Dan Kubacki.

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