Foley Entertainment Group, which operates Hotel Californian in Santa Barbara, California, has today announced the promotion of Warren Nocon to Executive Vice President of the company’s hotel division, overseeing the strategic operations of Hotel Californian, Hotel Les Mars in Healdsburg, and Black Walnut Inn & Vineyard in Dundee, Oregon. Previously, Nocon served as Managing Director of Hotel Californian.
In his new role as Executive Vice President, Nocon will manage all aspects of the day-to-day operations including sales and marketing, revenue management, spa, guest rooms, food and beverage and catering of all three properties. He will also be responsible for acquisitions and growing the hotel portfolio for Foley Entertainment Group, a service organization established in 2021 by Bill Foley that operates the Foley Family’s growing portfolio of entertainment and hospitality properties.
An industry veteran who joined the Hotel Californian team in 2013, Nocon originally served as General Manager of the urban, luxury hotel destination, managing its development from construction through to opening in 2017. An active advocate for Santa Barbara’s hospitality industry, Nocon is a board member for Santa Barbara TBID and is on the Santa Barbara South Coast Chamber of Commerce’s Hospitality Committee.