Industry Update
Appointment 4 August 2021

Bill Liedholm

Appointed General Manager
At Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Destin - FL, USA

Bill Liedholm

Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort, announces the appointment of a new General Manager of the resort, Bill Liedholm. Bill has been selected to lead Sandestin® into the future, while maintaining a service of excellence to its rental owners, visitor and thousands of guests who visit the resort annually.

Liedholm will serve as an ambassador for the resort and will oversee the resort's leadership team, and all day-to-day operations. As a mentor to staff, he will lead the resort team in delivering consistent, unique experiences for guests while also enhancing the quality of service. Liedholm will ensure that all resort operations are carried out professionally and with the highest level of service.

Bill has relocated to the area with his wife of 32 years, Elizabeth, by way of Bedford, Pennsylvania. Most recently, Liedholm was the General Manager of the Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa. His extensive background also includes time spent with Quorum Hotels, Milestone Hotels, Hershey Entertainment and Resorts, and a three-year stint abroad at The New Sanno in Tokyo, Japan.

Recent Appointments at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort

Andrew Lott - Executive Director of Resort Sales

28 June 2018 — Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort today announced that Andrew Lott has been appointed Executive Director of Resort Sales. In his new role, Lott will be responsible for growing existing accounts, generating new business to maximize all revenue streams and leading sales strategies and initiatives for the Resort as well as the Sandestin Hotel and Conference Center which is expected to break ground in August 2018.
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Javier Rosa - Executive Chef

6 May 2015 — Javier Rosa, a more than 20-year veteran of the culinary industry, has been named the new executive chef at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Originally from Puerto Rico, Rosa has traveled to more than 20 countries to hone his culinary skills, including excursions to Europe, Asia and the Caribbean to experience an array of global cuisines.
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Daniel Keyser - Executive Director, Resort Sales

22 May 2013 — Dan Keyser joins Sandestin as executive director of resort sales with more than 30 years of hospitality experience at some of the country's top hotel companies and resort destination properties. Included in that timeframe is more than 25 years with Marriott International and eight years with KLS Resorts, opening and championing the Sales and Marketing efforts at prestigious properties such as JW Marriott Desert Springs, La Quinta Resort & Spa, Renaissance Esmeralda and Rancho Las Palmas Resort.
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