Appointed managing director
At Turnberry Isle Miami in Aventura - FL, USA
ffective immediately, Gersonde will report directly to Ray Waters, President of Turnberry Hospitality Group. In his new role, Gersonde is responsible for overseeing the 300-acre property’s day-to-day operations, financial results, standards and service.
An accomplished hospitality professional, Gersonde joins Turnberry Isle Miami with over 25 years of experience in the ultra-luxury hotel and resort industry. He most recently spent six years as vice president of operations for Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Resort. Previously, Gersonde served as general manager for The Royal Hawaiian, a member of the Starwood Hotel & Resort Luxury Collection. He also worked with Westin Resorts and was the general manager for various Westin properties, including Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa in California, Kapalua Bay Hotel & Ocean Villas in Hawaii and Westin Maui.