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3101 02 Aug 2022

Hawks Cay Resort Appoints New Director of Finance

Jason Pilcher brings extensive operational and managerial background.

DUCK KEY, Fla. August 1, 2022 Hawks Cay Resort announces the appointment of Jason Pilcher as director of finance. He will be responsible for financial budgeting, forecasting, and leading day-to-day operations of the 427-room-and-villa resorts accounting teams.

We are pleased to Jason to the team, said Sheldon Suga, vice president and managing director of the resort. He will fulfill a crucial position at Hawks Cay. I am confident that with his comprehensive experience and leadership skills, he will prove to be an invaluable asset to our team.

Jason Pilcher brings extensive operational and managerial background to the resort, having held positions such as controller, general manager, regional director of finance, and vice present of finance with experiences in many hospitality brands and resort companies such as Highgate, Davidson, and Hospitality Management Corporation. He joins Hawks Cay from Kauai Beach Resort Spa in Hawaii where he served as director of finance, managing and producing financials for a multitude of entities and ownership.

In his role at Hawks Cay, Jason will be responsible for overseeing all financial operations of the resort including financial statement preparation, budgets, and forecasts; while aiding in all areas of the hotel operations not limited to due diligence projects, transitions, payables, receivables, payroll, capital purchases, and cash management.

Pilcher holds a bachelors degree in management from The University of Texas at Arlington as well as multiple black belts in a variety of martial arts.

To view job openings at Hawks Cay, visit https://www.hawkscay.com/about-hawks-cay-resort/jobs-hawks-cay.

About Hawks Cay Resort

Hawks Cay Resort is a one-of-a-kind destination resort on Duck Key in the middle Florida Keys, roughly halfway between Key Largo and Key West at mile marker 61. A recipient of the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award and a member of the Preferred Hotel Group Lifestyle Collection, this 60-acre, tropical destination is easily accessible by car, boat or plane yet feels worlds away from everyday life. Alongside the aquamarine water of the Atlantic Ocean, guests enjoy offshore, flats and backcountry fishing; diving; kayaking and standup paddle boarding programs; Cliff Drysdale tennis program, and the only resort-based Dolphin Connection program with complimentary daily viewings in the continental U.S.

The resort boasts 177 guestrooms and 250 two- and three-bedroom villas, a full-service marina, six restaurants, saltwater lagoon, five swimming pools, kids club and Calm Waters Spa. For groups and events, the resort offers multiple outdoor venues, plus 20,000 square feet of oceanfront meetings and event space. For more information, please visit www.hawkscay.com.

About Preferred Hotels

Hawks Cay Resort is a member of the Preferred Hotels Resorts Connect Collection, an international portfolio of hotels that connect people to friends and family, business associates, and interesting neighborhoods. Inspired by local culture, the smart, well-appointed, eclectic, and welcoming hotels within this collection seamlessly combine value with comfort and convenience to relax ones busy, on-the-road life. All guests of Hawks Cay Resort are eligible to enroll in the iPrefer hotel rewards program, which extends points redeemable for cash-value Reward Certificates, elite status, and special benefits such as complimentary Internet to members upon every stay at more than 600 participating Preferred Hotels Resorts locations worldwide.