John Gilbert

John Gilbert

Chief Executive Officer

John is a seasoned hotel veteran whose career began with Westin Hotels & Resorts, managing, operating and directing properties in two countries and opening hotels and resorts across North America. He was associated with world-class resorts like Mauna Kea and The Westin Kauai, noted golf resort The Westin Mission Hills and corporate hotels, Westin South Coast Plaza, Westin Cypress Creek, and The Westin Renaissance Center in Detroit.

John played an instrumental role as the Director of Operations for Westin Hotels Mexico in transitioning hotels and resorts into the Westin brand.

As the Senior Vice President of the Robert Mayer Corporation in Southern California, he oversaw the operations of the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort and assisted in the pre-construction planning of the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach.

As Vice President of the Fairplex, his experience and leadership led to the prestigious “Hotel of the Year” among Sheratons in North America.