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Aug 2011Present

Complex Director of Finance

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Waldorf Astoria Orlando - Orlando, FL
  • P&L responsibility for $190MM resort operation totaling 1,500 rooms across complex of 2 hotels and an 18 hole golf course with annual EBITDA of $65MM. Hilton's 2nd largest EBITDA producing properties.
  • Strategic thinker focused on navigating challenges and opportunities to minimize EBITDA loss and maximize EBITDA gain.
  • Managed cost savings initiatives that increased EBITDA margin by 900 basis points over 4 years.
  • Achieved average EBITDA flow through of 65% over the last 4 years.
  • Actively involved in the purchase/sale of asset including the most recent Hilton Worldwide acquisition.
  • Piloted Hilton's labor management system resulting in savings of over $6MM since inception.
  • Engaged in revenue management strategy and analysis of STR results.
  • Successfully negotiated numerous service contracts that have resulted in savings of over $3MM.
  • Successfully trained and mentored 4 Assistant Director's of Finance for promotion to Director of Finance.
Aug 2005Jun 2006

Director - Asset Management

Lake Las Vegas Resort - Henderson, NV
  • Asset manager for 350 room Ritz Carlton hotel and 450 room Hyatt hotel, two public 18 hole golf courses, a private golf club, casino, vacation villa rental company, Lake Las Vegas club membership program and cable television company with total annual gross revenue of $150MM.
Jan 2003Aug 2005

Director of Finance

Hilton Miami Airport - Miami, FL
  • Full responsibility for financial performance of 500 room hotel.
  • Provided financial guidance to the Area Vice President in the development of management agreements, pro-formas and condo-hotel rental programs for new Hilton properties under development.
  • Performed regional responsibilities for forecasting, budgeting, reporting and analysis for 12 Hilton managed properties in Florida as required by the Area Vice President – Southeast.
  • Developed strong partnership with owner's asset manager.
Oct 1998Jan 2003

Director of Finance

Doubletree Oceanfront Hotel - Ft Lauderdale, FL
  • Managed all finance and accounting activities for property.
  • Developed and managed strong relationship with ownership group.
  • Successfully trained and mentored two team members for promotion.
Apr 1997Oct 1998

Assistant Controller

The Breakers Resort Palm Beach - Palm Beach, FL
  • Produced financial statements, forecasts and budgets.
  • Managed large capital projects and fixed assets.
  • Achieved Five Star/Five Diamond status during tenure.

Computer Software Proficiency

Microsoft Office & Excel


Micros POS

Infogenesis POS

Birch Street Purchasing

CSS Hotel & Condo

Unifocus/Watson Labor Management Systems

Blackline Balance Sheet Program

Microsoft Excel Essbase

OnQ Property Management System

Delphi/New Market

A variety of Hilton proprietary systems

Awards & Recognition

Hilton Worldwide - Director of Finance of the Year for the Americas 2011-2012

Hilton Worldwide - Most Improved Profit Hotel - 2012

Hilton Worldwide - Financial Leadership Award - 2010

Hilton Worldwide - Connie Award Winning Hotel - Hilton Bonnet Creek 2012-2013

Hilton Worldwide - Genius of the "And" Award Winning Hotels - 2008-2015


Ohio University

Athens, Ohio

Business Administration

Hilton Worldwide University

Numerous in-person training sessions and conferences as well as online training.

Philo High School

Philo, Ohio

College Prep Focused Coursework