Gary will be speaking...

Tuesday October 19, 2010

3:45pm - 4:45pm

Hotel & Resort Development 101

West Meeting Room 109-110

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Gary Raymond

Managing Director | Winding Road Development Company, LLC

Thought of as an icon and visionary in the development industry, Gary has over 25+ years experience in leading the acquisitions, master planning and development of over 25 resorts in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Europe. An accomplished executive, Gary spent twenty-one years with Intrawest ULC as the creator and eventually President and Chief Executive Officer of Intrawest Placemaking taking Intrawest’s resort development group from 3 people and $5 million in sales in 1989 to 850 people and grew it to over $1 billion in sales annually by 2004.

Under Gary’s direct leadership, Gary and team have developed in excess of 10,000 condo hotel units, over 10,000 resort residences, over 500,000 square feet of resort commercial space, and 8 golf courses in some of North America’s most popular resort destinations including Whistler-Blackcomb, Mont Tremblant, Blue Mountain, Copper Mountain, Mountain Creek, Panarama Mountain Village, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Snowshoe Mountain, Stratton Mountain Resort, Winter Park Resort, Westin Imagine Orlando, Montelago Village at Lake Las Vegas, Westin Verasa Napa, Honua Kai Resort, Les Arc Village, Edenarc 1800 and Flaine Montsoleil in France.

Companies created under Gary’s leadership include Intrawest Placemaking, Playground, a real estate sales and marketing company, and Storied Places, a fractional home ownership company.

As managing director, Gary will lead Winding Road’s development, operating and marketing initiatives.