Smart Moves at Virgin Hotels, Four Seasons and More

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James Bermingham

Bermingham is CEO of Virgin Hotels, succeeding Raul Leal, who stepped down from the position in January. He recently worked as executive vice president of operations for Montage International. Bermingham has also worked in executive positions at Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, and as general manager for The St. Regis Houston and Montage Laguna Beach in California.

Emily Nelson

Nelson is general manager for Cape Arundel Inn & Resort in Kennebunkport, Maine. Previously, Nelson was guest services supervisor for White Barn Inn & Spa, also in Kennebunkport. Nelson has worked as Kennebunkport Resort Collection’s revenue and reservations manager and general manager for The Tides Beach Club in Kennebunkport.

Beverly Magee

Magee has been named regional vice president in addition to her general manager role at Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore; she’ll have regional responsibilities at Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown and Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, Boston. In her 30-year tenure with Four Seasons, Magee has been from coast to coast, starting out in a concierge position in Houston and later becoming director of sales at Four Seasons Olympic Hotel in Seattle (now Fairmont Olympic Hotel).

John Nickulas

Nickulas is assistant general manager for Kennebunkport Inn, Boathouse Waterfront Hotel + Restaurant, The Lodge on the Cove, Yachtsman Hotel & Marina Club and Grand Hotel, all in Kennebunkport, Maine. Nickulas recently worked as credit manager for Royal Sonesta Boston; before this, he worked in multiple finance and guest service roles for InterContinental Boston, Taj Boston and The Ritz-Carlton Boston.

Bruce Grosbety and Pam Clark

Grosbety is regional vice president and general manager and Clark is director of sales and marketing for The Cloudveil in Jackson, Wyoming.

Grosbety has held leadership roles at luxury properties across the United States, including Enchantment Group, MetWest Terra, Vail Resorts, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Grosbety has served at president of Wyoming Lodging & Restaurant Association and Wyoming Tourism Board for six years.

Before joining The Cloudveil, Clark was director of leisure and corporate sales for Four Seasons Chicago. Clark has led several corporate sales and marketing teams at properties that include Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile, Langham Chicago, Fairmont Hotels and Loews L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C.

Tiffany DiPasquale

DiPasquale is director of sales and marketing for Hotel Drover in Fort Worth, Texas. She was recently area director of sales and marketing for Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel. In her 21 years in the industry, DiPasquale has worked with Aimbridge Hospitality, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, TPG Hotels and Resorts, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and Midland Hotel Corporation. DiPasquale has been awarded the Service Above Self Award, a recognition of those who have demonstrated exceptional humanitarian service, by The Rotary Club of Ballston Spa in New York.

Catherine New

New is managing director for River Walk Chapel and Water Works Hall, part of a 158-acre mixed-use project in Flower Mound, Texas. New previously worked with Anatole Hotel in Dallas, leading the catering and sales department. She served as president of Dallas Chapter International Live Events Association and was awarded Meeting of the Year by National Association of Catering and Events, DFW.

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