Miami Beach, Fla. – January 23, 2018 – Fontainebleau Miami Beach announces the appointment of Mary Rogers as Vice President and General Manager of the iconic 1,504-guestroom Miami Beach property. Designating Rogers as the first female general manager of the resort, her new role will involve overseeing all day-to-day operations of the 20-acre beachfront hotel.
“We are thrilled to have Mary Rogers take on a new role as Vice President and General Manager,” says Philip Goldfarb, President and Chief Operating Officer, Fontainebleau Miami Beach. “Having excelled for nearly a decade at the resort, Mary has played an integral role in upholding our commitment to excellent service and guest experiences and we are excited for her to take the next step in her career at Fontainebleau.”
Touting nearly 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Rogers joined Fontainebleau in 2009 and has held numerous positions at the historic property, including Executive Assistant Manager of Rooms, Senior Director of Catering and Conference Services and most recently as Vice President of Operations, Rooms. In addition to operational responsibilities, Rogers has also been instrumental in leading the quality initiative – ensuring the hotel maintains its AAA Four Diamond service standards. Prior to joining Fontainebleau, Rogers held various leadership positions across the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, in destinations including Las Vegas, Washington D.C., Orlando, Grand Cayman and Rose Hall, Jamaica.
Rogers is active in the South Florida community and serves as Vice Chair of the Miami-Dade Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, as well as a founding member of the South Florida Chapter of Women in Lodging. A Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Rogers holds a Bachelor of Arts in Hotel and Catering Management from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology and graduated magna cum laude with first class honors. A native of Ireland, Rogers resides in Miami with her husband and two daughters.