Outrigger Hospitality Group has made promotions in its Hawaii-based corporate office.
Monica Salter will continue to steer the global communication strategy for Outrigger’s portfolio of premier beach resorts with an expanded role of leading the company’s corporate social responsibility efforts, centered on coral-reef conservation via Outrigger’s ZONE (OZONE). Salter serves as the primary media contact, manages Outrigger’s social media platforms and oversees corporate partnerships for the brand. She joined Outrigger in 2016 as VP corporate communications. Prior, she held leadership positions at Bennet Group Strategic Communications, Hotel Lāna‘i, Team Unlimited/XTerra and University of Hawai‘i Athletics.
James Wilson was promoted to director, business intelligence and analytics services. He joined the company in 2016 as manager, business intelligence. Prior, he was director of front office operations and front office manager for Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Miramar Beach, FL, and was an implementation consultant to hospitality operations for Oracle.
Kyle Vidal’s newly expanded role as global media director focuses primarily on planning, negotiating and distributing all of Outrigger’s paid media. He will continue to oversee marketing planning from a property and overall portfolio perspective, while also focusing on acquiring new partnership opportunities. Vidal joined Outrigger in 2010 and moved to the marketing team in 2013 after working first in the company’s human resources department.
Matt Mariconda was promoted to director, financial planning and analysis, in 2020. He joined Outrigger in 2018 as senior financial analyst and became controller for the Outrigger-managed Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach and Ohana Waikiki Malia by Outrigger in November 2019. Prior, he was with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, first as wealth advisory associate, then financial advisor associate and finally as financial advisor.