LOS ANGELES–Springboard Hospitality, a leading Honolulu and Los Angeles-based hospitality management company, is pleased to announce the hiring of four new key personnel at Kauai Beach Resort in Kauai, H.I. The beloved oceanfront property across 25 lush acres boasts the best of Kauai with four sparkling swimming pools, fresh island fare, sandy beaches and modern amenities.
Jason Pilcher joins the team as Director of Finance, overseeing all financial operations including financial planning for the hotel. Previously, Pilcher spent four years at Highgate Hotels in various financial positions prior to joining Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort as Director of Finance. Throughout his career, Pilcher has held various leadership positions in cities across the U.S. including Forth Worth, New Orleans, and Chicago.
Philip Egan is the new Director of Revenue Generation where he is responsible for growing average daily rate and increasing occupancy year-over-year, in addition to maximizing revenue per available room. Prior to joining Kauai Beach Resort, Egan worked as Director of Revenue Management at Hilton Waikiki Beach Resort in Honolulu. Egan graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Iona College.
Lisa Nakamasu joins Kauai Beach Resort as the new Catering Sales Manager where her primary responsibility is selling catering and event banquet services and assisting with overall sales. Born and raised on Kauai, Nakamasu brings many years of experience in the hospitality industry and a wealth of insight and experience in sales and service within the domestic and international markets. She previously served as Director of Sales with Kauai Visitors Bureau for 9+ years and was also in Regional Sales with Marriott International Hawaiian Islands, Hotels & Resorts.
Previously an Account Manager at Kauai marketing and creative agency Jaxon Communications, Alanna Le Sueur is Kauai Beach Resort’s new Marketing Manager. Le Sueur graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She began her career in Los Angeles before relocating to the French Riviera where she worked as a Marketing Consultant for Monaco Media International. She moved back to Kauai in 2017 and was the Social Media, PR & Sales Coordinator at the Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas for several years.