Prior to founding DEPN Hospitality Consulting group. Dwight served as District Manager LCAM, 4,600 units Miami and Bahamas. Ultra Luxury tier on Fisher Island, the most expensive zip code in the US. Regional Vice President, General Management, Ritz Carlton, Marriott, Starwood, Intercontinental, and three major cruise lines, Seabourn, Crystal, and Royal Caribbean.
Named as one of the “Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in hospitality management
30 years hospitality management experience in both franchise and Fortune 500 companies
Professional Affiliations, Community Service & Publication
LCAM – licensed Community Association Manager -
Properties 40 year CAM certifications-
558.002 / 558.004 Construction defects settlements-
CHA - Certified Hotel Administrator ( AHLA)-
GM of the Year Brighton Management Western Region – 2009-
Corporate Regional Of the year - March 2011-
Employee Legendary Service, ( Brighton Management )-
Ritz Carlton – Ultra Luxury tier General Manager Training-
Marriott General Manager Training-
Starwood General Manager Training-
Service Culture Trainer ( Starwood)-
IHG General Manager training-
SOLAS Certification Cruise-lines experience ( Seabourn, Crystal, Royal Caribbean)-
Board President CAM-
President, Caribbean Hotel Association-
Hospitality Committee Chairman CA-
Educational Committee Chairman, Ventura County Lodging Association CA-
Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity ￨ Fundraiser Participant, Give Kids the World Village (Raised $20,000+)-
Well known as a dynamic and powerful speaker, Dwight provides both keynote and hospitality training speeches and presentations throughout the industry.
Dwight loves piloting of air and sea crafts in addition to the engagements and the demands of DEPN Hospitality Consulting permit.