|General Manager||Efren P. Belarmino||Mr. Belarmino has held executive positions in other 5-star hotels in the Philippines and Xiamen, China. Participated in Cornell University’s Professional Development Program in Ithaca, New York.|
|Property Operations Director||Nenette G. Castillon||Ms. Castillon has been in the hotel industry for 16 years. She used to be the hotel’s Spa Director and HR Director before becoming the hotel’s Property Operations Director. She has attended Cornell University’s PDP classes on Strategic Hospitality Management, Hospitality Financial Management Operations Decision Making.|
|Human Resources Manager||Sasha Iona D. Belamia||Sasha, a graduate of AB Psychology with graduate units in Education Management, has been in the Training field for almost 9 years. She completed her Certification on Hospitality Management at the Cornell University, New York.|
|Finance Manager||James “Jimmy” Martinez||Amiable with wide ranging interests, Jimmy is a finance graduate of De La Salle University with further studies in hospitality management at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.
A hotelier for close to a decade, his varied experience in food & beverage, recreation, and resident management provide him with valuable insights in his current role as Finance Manager.
|Finance Manager||Aileen Velez||A Certified Public Accountant, formerly an external auditor with major exposure in external and internal audit, she previously worked in a bank. She completed her Certification on Financial Management for Hotels at the Cornell University, New York.|
|Front Office Manager||Carmelei Anne L. Ylanan||Carms has been with the hotel industry for more than 15 years now and was part of the pre-opening team. She earned a degree in Mass Communications at University of St. La Salle.|
|MIS Manager||Cherry C. Allego||Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP). Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA).
Graduated with a degree of BS Computer Engineering and has completed her Certification on Strategic Hospitality Management at Cornell University in New York and Microsoft Certification in New Delhi.
|Spa Manager||Colleen S. Barcelona||Ms. Barcelona is a graduate of University of St. La Salle and has been with the hotel industry since 1996. She was the hotel’s Front Office Manager and is now the Spa Manager. She completed her Certification for Strategic Management at Cornell University, New York from 2007-2008 and finished her Spa Management Course at Chivasom Academy, Thailand.|
|Recreation Manager||Sharolette Y. Ortiz||Ms. Ortiz has completed a Spa Management Course at Chivasom Academy, Thailand, and has attended courses in Project Management for the Hospitality Industry at Cornell University, Ithaca New York. She started in the Hotel as a Spa Receptionist, became a Duty Manager, and was recently promoted to the post of Recreation Manager.|
|Executive Chef||Mario C. Bonello||Mario is a veteran chef from Malta and Australia, with over 30 years experience on three continents. Previously he worked for Qantas Airways in Sydney.|
|Purchasing Manager||Rebecca A. Martinez||Rebecca participated the Professional Development Program at Cornell, New York, USA and has visited several hotels in Las Vegas. She has more than 14 years of purchasing experience and is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Management.|
|F&B Manager||Rocel R. Gonzaga||Our most fun loving Manager. Rocel has wide experience in various aspects of Food and Beverage. Executive Education, Cornell University, New York.|
|Founder and CEO||Emmanuel C. Gonzalez||A former international banker, Manny Gonzalez was the person principally responsible for the conceptualization, design, and construction of Plantation Bay. MBA Columbia University.|
|Director and Corporate Secretary||Jose Palma Jr.||Mr. Palma is a corporate lawyer with an extensive practice in Cebu. Ll.B. Ateneo de Manila; bar topnotcher.|
|Director and Treasurer||Elizabeth Reyes||Ms. Reyes is one of Cebu’s most respected travel agents, and advises on travel industry matters.|
|Director||Jose Jalandoni||Mr. Jalandoni is a businessman with real estate and agricultural interests. MBA Harvard University.|
|Director||Carmen Beaves||Ms. Beaves is an investment consultant living in Hong Kong. MA Economics Yale University.|
|Director||Arthur Palou||Mr. Palou was formerly a treasury operations specialist and is now a sugar-cane planter. AB Economics Ateneo University.|
|Director||Benjamin de Leon||Mr. de Leon is one of the senior captains of Philippine industry with interests in real estate, insurance, sugar refining and trading, leisure, and the chemical industry. AB Economics Ateneo University.|
|Director||Celine G. Conejos||Ms. Conejos is a consumer-finance executive. MBA George Washington University.|