Hilton Waikoloa Village Announces Gregory Smith As New Director Of Finance

This information originated in American English.

March 04, 2014

WAIKOLOA, Hawaii - Hilton Waikoloa Village -- the 62-acre oceanfront resort on the Kohala Coast of Hawaii -- proudly welcomes Gregory Smith to the hotel team as the new director of finance. Smith will oversee long-term budgetary planning and cost management in alignment with Hilton Waikoloa Village's strategic plan.

With more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Smith has served as the chief financial officer for Waterford Hotel Group, and most recently as the vice president of development for the leading hotel management company in Connecticut. His notable career includes positions as the chief financial officer at Boykin Management Company where Smith played a key role in the sale of the company to a Canadian REIT that included negotiations and diligent support. Smith also previously served as the vice president and regional director of finance United States and Europe at Interstate Hotels and Resorts,  where he assisted the company's IPO team in going public in record time. Smith brings to Hawaii extensive experience in hotel and resort operations, including international finance, management contract negotiations, acquisitions, insurance, owner relations and human resources.

About Hilton Waikoloa Village
The award-winning Hilton Waikoloa Village is a 62-acre Pacific playground and alluring destination unto itself. The resort offers island hospitality with 1,240 beautifully appointed guest rooms and beautiful vistas of Waiulua Bay. Amenities include three fresh-water swimming pools; an ocean-fed snorkeling lagoon; waterfalls and waterways; locally inspired treatments at the Kohala Spa; the Dolphin Quest educational center; nine dining outlets; a Museum Walkway; the Club Keiki children's program; Legends of Hawaii Luau; an 18-hole seaside putting course and an expansive tennis complex. Hilton Waikoloa Village and Waikoloa Beach Resort are gateways to cultural immersion, engaging travelers in the area's rich history through such interactive cultural entertainment as hula and ukulele lessons and historic Petroglyph tours. Adventures within Waikoloa Beach Resort range from two championship golf courses to world-class shopping and activities at Queens' Marketplace and Kings' Shops.

For more information about Hilton Waikoloa Village, visit www.hiltonwaikoloavillage.com or call 808.886.1234.

Contact

Julia Peters
Hilton Waikoloa Village
+1 850 668 2222
jpeters@zimmerman.com

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