Sam is responsible for overseeing the operations of all the hotels belonging to Vista Group in Canada. His functions include performing detailed analysis of each hotel’s operating performance in order to achieve continued profitability and working closely with the C.O.O. and the Director of Operations.
Sam holds B.S. Hotel Administration degree from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. He is an experienced hospitality industry executive/leader combining entrepreneurial spirit with a professional management background.
Sam had previously worked at Vista for 12 years from 1994 to 2006 as Vice President of Operations. He left Vista in 2006 to develop Greek Peak Mountain Resort in New York State. After complete development and sale of the property, he came back to Vista in August 2013. He also worked as General Manager of several hotels prior to 1994.