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Philip Goldfarb, President & Chief Operating Officer

Philip Goldfarb, President & Chief Operating Officer

Philip Goldfarb, President & Chief Operating Officer

Philip Goldfarb is President and Chief Operating Officer at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, a Turnberry property. Goldfarb brings over three decades of hospitality industry experience to his role at the iconic resort and to Turnberry’s growing portfolio of hotels and resorts. In addition to leading the team at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Goldfarb also oversees two Turnberry properties in Nashville, Tennessee, including the Hilton Nashville Downtown as well as the highly anticipated JW Marriott Nashville, which opened July 2018.Get Details

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Mary Rogers | Vice President & General Manager

Mary Rogers | Vice President & General Manager

Mary Rogers | Vice President & General Manager

As Vice President and General Manager at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Mary Rogers oversees all day-to-day operations of the iconic 1,504-guestroom Miami Beach property. Known as the first female to hold the role of General Manager since the hotel’s opening, Rogers, joined Fontainebleau in 2009 and has held numerous positions in the historic property, including Executive Assistant Manager of Rooms, Senior Director of Catering and Conference Services and most recently as Vice President of Operations, Rooms.Get Details

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Kevin Bryant | VP of Sales

Kevin Bryant | VP of Sales

Kevin Bryant | VP of Sales

As Vice President of Sales at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Kevin Bryant brings over 15 years of experience to the resort following a proven track record of executing tactical, analytical and strategic sales at large luxury properties. In his role at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Bryant leads the sales team to maximize new revenue opportunities at the 1,504-room, 22-acre oceanfront resort. Get Details

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Leo Carrillo | VP of Facilities

Leo Carrillo | VP of Facilities

Leo Carrillo | VP of Facilities

Leo Carrillo is the Vice President of Facilities for Fontainebleau Miami Beach. In this role, Carrillo is responsible for the physical plant of the resort, encompassing more than 20 acres, including renovations and construction, energy management, property conservation, repairs and maintenance and code compliance.Get Details

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Josh Herman | VP of Marketing & PR

Josh Herman | VP of Marketing & PR

Josh Herman | VP of Marketing & PR

As Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Josh Herman contributes 15 years of experience to the resort, leading marketing campaigns at a variety of large luxury properties from coast to coast. In his role at Fontainebleau, Herman sits on the Executive Committee and works to develop and implement comprehensive revenue-generating initiatives in his leadership role for the iconic beachfront property.Get Details

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Chef Thomas Connell | VP of Culinary

Chef Thomas Connell | VP of Culinary

Chef Thomas Connell | VP of Culinary

With more than 20 years of professional experience spanning the globe working for some of the world's most prestigious resorts, Chef Thomas Connell's innovative and creative approach to the restaurant and hospitality industry is unmatched. As the Vice President of Culinary at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Connell is responsible for every aspect of the resort's food and beverage operations including menu design, training and food production as well as managing catering support for the 150,000 square feet of conference and event space. Get Details

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Grace Mora | VP & General Counsil

Grace Mora | VP & General Counsil

Grace Mora | VP & General Counsil

“As the lead legal representative for Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Ms. Mora’s new role will include the continued development of strategic partnerships and negotiations of key corporate transactions which will be a large pa¬rt of the future success of this iconic property,” noted Goldfarb. “Mora’s labor and employment background in the industry will be an enormous asset to Fontainebleau at this very exciting time.” Get Details

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Silvia Pereda | VP of HR

Silvia Pereda | VP of HR

Silvia Pereda | VP of HR

As Vice President of Human Resources at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Silvia Pereda oversees talent acquisition, organizational development, compensation and benefits administration, employee relations and training for a workforce of more than 2,200 team members. Pereda reports to Philip Goldfarb, President & COO, and serves as a member of the hotel’s Executive Committee.Get Details

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Joshua Summers | VP of F&B

Joshua Summers | VP of F&B

Joshua Summers | VP of F&B

Joshua Summers, Vice President of Food & Beverage at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, brings two decades of Food & Beverage leadership to the iconic hotel. Summers’ extensive and reputable experience running multi-unit operations positioned him as the ideal candidate to run the property’s food and beverage department. Summers is responsible for directing and developing Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s multi-million dollar operation composed of 12 food and beverage outlets – including, fine dining, casual restaurants, bars and lounges – as well as service for over 200,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. Get Details

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