“We are pleased to welcome Mary to our senior management team and look forward to her contributions as we expand the Auberge Resorts’ brand,” said Mark Harmon, Principal and Chief Executive Officer.
Mill Valley, California (PRWEB) December 20, 2011
Investment and finance professional Mary O’Neil has joined Auberge Resorts as Senior Vice President of Business Development & Acquisitions, the company announced today. In this newly created role, she will be responsible for identifying and executing acquisition and management opportunities for the company, including building a real estate portfolio. She will be based in the company’s Los Angeles office.
Ms. O’Neil most recently was President of Brener International Group LLC, a Beverly Hills-based family investment firm, where she guided a variety of transactions, including investments in real estate, small- and middle-market companies, management buyouts, acquisitions and consolidations. As a private consultant prior to that, she provided corporate advisory, development and capital-raising services to companies such as The Setai Group, a real estate development and luxury hospitality brand.
Ms. O’Neil spent the early part of her career at Citigroup, advancing to the role of Vice President on the global management team and serving in corporate and investment banking groups in London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, New York, Sydney and Mumbai, among others worldwide.
“We are pleased to welcome Mary to our senior management team and look forward to her contributions as we expand the Auberge Resorts’ brand,” said Mark Harmon, Principal and Chief Executive Officer. “Her considerable experience in seeking out investment and acquisition opportunities will be vital as we continue to grow the company.”
A graduate of the University of San Francisco with a B.A. in Politics, Ms. O’Neil has an M.A. in International Economics from The Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies in Washington D.C. and Bologna, Italy.
About Auberge Resorts
Auberge Resorts is a collection of exceptional hotels, resorts and private clubs, each with a unique personality that assures a memorable guest experience. While Auberge Resorts nurtures the individuality of each establishment, all are characterized by a set of communal elements: intimate, understated elegance; captivating locations that inspire exceptional cuisine and spa experiences; and gracious yet unobtrusive service. Among the Auberge Collection of distinctive properties are: Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley, Calif.; Calistoga Ranch, Napa Valley, Calif.; Solage Calistoga, Napa Valley, Calif; Encantado, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Esperanza, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; The Inn at Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, S.C.; Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.; Element 52, Telluride, Colo.; Hotel Jerome, Aspen, Colo.; and Auberge Residences at Mammoth, Mammoth Lakes, Calif. with several others currently in development. For more information about Auberge Resorts, please visit http://www.aubergeresorts.com.