Derek was brought onboard in the summer of 2015 to open Encore Resort at Reunion West. During this time, he was on the leading edge to startup Luxury Residential Resorts in 2016. As Regional Operations Director, he currently oversees operations for NDM Hospitality managed resorts and Rentyl Resorts properties. Including project management for new resort development.
Derek came to us from Blue Star Resort & Golf. Where since 2009, he served as Facilities Operations Manager, opening and managing resort clubs in the Central Florida area. Prior to hospitality, Derek began his operational career in the aviation industry from 1996 in Technical Services and Distributorship Sales Management for OEMs such as Gulfstream, Cessna, and Raytheon; and as Assistant Director of Operations, working alongside the FAA on jet charter operations in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area.