Industry Update
Appointment15 October 2019

Bill Lee

Appointed General Manager
At Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville - FL, USA

Bill Lee

Bill Lee was previously Benchmark's general manager at The Grove Resort Orlando, where he successfully led the property from its pre-opening phase on forward. Mr. Lee has extensive senior leadership experience gained at multiple start-up and transitional projects in locations throughout the Caribbean, and for major brands including Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Rock Resorts International. In addition to The Grove Resort Orlando, Mr. Lee has worked for Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, also in Orlando, and the Sheraton Tampa. He resides in Gainesville.


BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, is a trailblazer in the development, management, marketing and owner-advisory services of resorts, hotels, conference centers and exclusive private clubs. In addition to the company’s established, iconic Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio, the newly-branded Gemstone Collection is a distinctive luxury portfolio of independent hotels & resorts in highly select and preferred destinations.
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