Robin Conners
Fowler Resort Group

Robin brings over 25 years of experience in strategy, development, and operations in virtually every sector of the leisure industry. Robin began his career in the airline industry with Wardair Canada. In 1984, Robin became President of The Citadelle Group, an independently -owned Montreal-based hotel company that specialized in building and operating boutique hotel and resort properties. These included ski resorts and city centre projects including Chateau Mt. St. Anne and Montreal's Hotel Vogue Canada's first 5-star boutique hotel.

In the early 1990s, Robin moved into venture financing, primarily focused on hospitality and leisure markets. As President of iBank Financial's Leisure Hospitality Group, he concluded the first North American property transactions with The Resolution Capital Corporation of Japan. As Vice President of Commercial Development with Intrawest Corporation, Robin coordinated projects in Canada, the United States, and Europe. Robin most recently worked with the St. Joe Company, Florida's largest real estate development company with over 850,000 acres of land in Northwest Florida. Robin held positions as VP Business Development and VP Strategic Planning, overseeing $1.5 billion in development projects.

Robin is currently President & COO of the Fowler Resort Group as well as President of Lake Capital a leisure/hospitality resource company specializing in the planning, development and operation of luxury destination resorts. Fowler Resorts has two major destination resorts currently under development; Red Leaves on Lake Rosseau in Muskoka, Ontario and Fairmont Hot Springs in British Columbia's Rocky Mountains. Each of these unique developments include commercial villages, golf courses, multiple hotels (including Canada's first JW Marriott) and a broad spectrum of experiential recreational infrastructure. The value of these projects exceeds 1.5 billion each.

Robin graduated from the University of British Columbia ("UBC"), where he studied History and Economics. He pursued graduate studies at UBC and Simon Fraser University in a joint Master's program in Canadian Studies.

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