At The Irvine Company LLC. in Newport Beach – CA, USA
Irvine Company Resort Properties® recently welcomed its new President, Scott Hermes, CMP, bringing over 30 years of hospitality and meetings industry expertise. He leads operations, marketing, and all other aspects of Irvine Company’s Resort Properties division, which includes the world-class Coastal Collection— encompassing The Resort at Pelican Hill, Fashion Island Hotel and Hotel Irvine—as well as Irvine’s Oak Creek Golf Club and California Recreation Company®, operating the finest California marinas.
Active in numerous industry organizations, he has been a member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) since 1983, holding a variety of leadership roles, including MPI Foundation Board of Directors and Chapter President. He has also served as Chairman of the Board for the San Diego Tourism Authority and the San Diego Tourism Marketing District.
Hermes’ prior hospitality experience includes 15 years at Starwood Hotels, where he served as Area Managing Director for several hotels under its brands, including St. Regis, Luxury Collection, Westin, Sheraton, and W. He also served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Field marketing for its North America division.