John Tolbert – Executive V.P., IMI Resort Holdings
Prior to joining IMI, Tolbert served as president of sales and marketing for LXR Luxury Resorts (LXR). Previously, he also held the position of resort manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, and spent eight years as vice president of sales and marketing for Boca Resorts, Inc. (BRI), a collection of Florida resorts and clubs.
Tolbert’s career includes his service as senior vice president of the Los Angeles–based International Hotel Academy, parent company of Grand Wailea Resort & Spa on Maui and the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. He also held executive sales and marketing positions with the El Conquistador in Puerto Rico and Hyatt Hotels and Resorts in various locations including Honolulu, Waikoloa on the Island of Hawaii, Atlanta, and Washington, D.C.
“John Tolbert’s noted success in the luxury travel industry coupled with his desire to bring clients ultimate experiences – be it travel or real estate – harmonizes well with our philosophy at IMI,” remarked Mike Collins, partner for IMI Resort Holdings. “We are fortunate to have someone as passionate as John on board, especially with the exciting developments currently under way at IMI Resort Holdings.”