Auberge Resorts Collection, owner and operator of boutique luxury hotels, resorts, residences and private clubs, announced today that Chris White has been appointed Senior Director, Regional Sales and Marketing. White joins the team to manage sales and marketing efforts for Esperanza, in Cabo San Lucas, Calistoga Ranch, in Napa Valley and Solage, recently acquired as the company’s third managed property in Napa Valley. In addition, Auberge announced the promotion of Mike Moran to Regional Sales Director. Moran will report to White and will oversee Group and Leisure Sales at Esperanza, Calistoga Ranch, Solage and Group Sales for Chileno Bay Resort & Residences.
“We are excited to welcome Chris White to the Auberge family and to announce the well-deserved promotion of Mike Moran,” said Craig Reid, President and Chief Executive Officer, Auberge Resorts Collection. “Chris boasts extensive hospitality experience at top resorts around the country, while Mike has been a driving force in our sales team at Calistoga Ranch for over six years – they are an ideal pair to lead sales and marketing for our growing portfolio.”
Chris White brings to the team over 20 years of hospitality experience, working with resorts across world-class hospitality brands, including Hyatt Hotels Corp., Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Four Seasons Hotels Limited, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and most recently KSL Resorts, where he served as Senior Director of Sales and Marketing for Monarch Beach Resort, in Dana Point, Calif. White began his hospitality career in Vancouver and has since lived and worked in Kauai, Calgary, Minneapolis, Whistler, Hawaii and Southern California.
Mike Moran has served as Director of Sales and Marketing at Calistoga Ranch in Napa Valley, for the past six years. Before joining Auberge Resorts Collection, he worked as Director of Sales and Marketing at Carmel Valley Ranch, in Carmel Valley, Calif. He also previously managed sales for all five hotels in Yosemite National Park and worked in corporate travel and meetings for American Express.