The acclaimed resort has appointed John Douglas as Vice President of Engineering and Jan Verweige as Senior Vice President of Operations.
Springs, Colorado, Colorado – Garden of the Gods Resort and Club announced two high-level resort appointments to its management team. John Douglas As Vice President of Engineering, he leads the resort’s engineering operations. Jan Ferwey As Senior Vice President of Operations, he brings his leadership skills to the team.
“We are delighted to welcome two outstanding professionals to the leadership of our team.” State James Gibson, President and CEO of Garden of the Gods Resort and Club. “Both John and Jean bring exceptional skills to their new positions. Their individual experience, ability to lead, and commitment to creating the highest quality experiences for our guests help us continue our legacy as premier destinations along the Colorado Front Range. increase.
As Vice President of Engineering, Douglas will oversee all aspects of the resort’s engineering function, along with security and IT teams. A graduate of the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, Douglas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and served as an officer in the United States Air Force. After completing his military career, Douglas became Director of Engineering at Marriott, The Ritz of Arizona. Corporate He has held various leadership roles in the hospitality industry, including director. Most recently, Douglas served as Director of Engineering, Security and Information Technology for Montage, a luxury hotel and resort company. A seasoned professional in resort engineering operations, Douglas brings his proven expertise to his new role at Garden of the Gods Resort and Club.
As Senior Vice President of Operations, Jan Verweij will oversee guest rooms, food and beverage, golf, racquet sports, retail and recreation operations. Throughout his career, Verweij has held positions in various areas of hospitality operations. From providing customer service at the front desk and housekeeping, to being the director of his office at the Forbes He Five, his star flagship Peninsula in Chicago. In 2013, Verweij helped open The Quail Lodge and Golf Club, one of the newest properties of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. He has since been promoted to oversee the hotel and club as his manager at the resort and has enjoyed a successful run for the past five years. A native of the Netherlands, Felwey graduated with an associate degree in Hospitality Management from the Mondrian Hotel and Management School in The Hague, the Netherlands, before moving on to the renowned Les Roche in Switzerland to pursue his degree in International Hospitality Management at the Swiss Hotel Management School. I got a 4 year degree. Bringing leadership and valuable skills to his new role at Garden of the Gods Resort and Club, Felway understands what it takes to provide a luxurious experience for guests and how each role within the team contributes to the property’s overall success. provide in-depth knowledge of how to contribute to
These new additions to the resort’s senior leadership team are just a few of the exciting changes coming to Garden of the Gods Resort and Club in the New Year. A complete renovation of all lodge rooms, a complete renovation of the Grand View dining room and terrace, the addition of three new outdoor tennis courts and six pickleball courts, an arrival experience, an upgrade to the Strata Salon and Spa, and more. Scheduled for completion in spring 2023, these renovations will further enhance the sense of luxury, wellness and relaxation enjoyed by guests at the resort.
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