BENCHMARK® Names Shaun Griffin Controller for Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa

/BENCHMARK® Names Shaun Griffin Controller for Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa

BENCHMARK® Names Shaun Griffin Controller for Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa

|2018-12-19T16:05:30+00:00December 19th, 2018|

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas, December 2018 … BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, has named Shaun Griffin controller for Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa. The Gemstone Collection property is located in Vero Beach, Florida. Chad Olson, BENCHMARK’s general manager at the resort, made the announcement.

“I am very pleased to welcome Shaun to our team of hospitality professionals here at Costa d’Este,” said Mr. Olson. “He brings strong financial acumen and leadership talents to our resort, which will benefit our property immensely. We’re glad to have him as part of our executive team.”

Shaun Griffin comes to his new position with a decade of experience in service management, including a five-year tenure with Merrimack Health Care Group and Edgewood Life Care Services. He also brings with him detailed reporting experience, as well as finance and internal control systems expertise for ensuring profitability and cost-effective operations.

Mr. Griffin earned his Bachelor of Science degree and his Master’s degree from Southern New Hampshire University. He is relocating to the Vero Beach area.

About Maestro PMS

The beachfront Costa d’Este delivers a Miami-modern flare to Vero Beach. Located along the state’s Treasure Coast and inspired by the Estefan’s own private home, Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa sits at the center of the town’s quiet row of shops and dining. Its north and south towers perch five stories above 1,000 feet of Atlantic shoreline peppered with bright blue sun cabanas and beach umbrellas. The guest experience at Costa d’Este is designed to inspire a sense of serenity with its earthy beach aesthetic and thoughtful combination of cuisine, spa, and amenities. 94 guest rooms and suites feature spacious yet intimate accommodations with outdoor patios and balconies that usher in Vero Beach’s fresh saltwater breezes. The intimate pool deck provides a feeling of belonging, as if lounging amongst friends at their home, and is attended to by Costa’s pool concierge with food and drinks from the outdoor Cabana Pool Bar & Grill. Inside, an additional dining concept at Wave Kitchen & Bar presents fresh, locally sourced seafood and produce, as well as select Cuban specialties. Guests of Costa d’Este can explore boundless activities at the resort and its surrounding areas, including outdoor water sports, shopping, and cultural shows and performances. For additional information and reservations, visit or call 727-562-9919.

About Gemstone Collection

The Gemstone Collection includes distinctive hand-picked properties in spectacular and popular U.S. destinations coast to coast. Each upscale resort and hotel destination provides highly-personalized service and luxury reflective of the charm and unique character of the destination, while in keeping with the collection’s shared mission and passion for excellence.  A distinguished portfolio of BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, which has been a leading US-based hospitality management company for nearly 40 years, the Gemstone Collection is the preferred choice of guests who yearn for inspiring and transformative experiences, customization over conformity, stimulation over predictability, and adventure over routine. To become a fan on Facebook, visit, or follow us on Twitter at, on Instagram at, and on Pinterest at

Contact: Ken Ellens /201-758-2864

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