The Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa appointed Fred Findlen as its new GM. A veteran of Hyatt hotels with a wide-ranging background in the hotel industry, Findlen brings 31 years of hospitality experience following numerous management positions held at Hyatt properties in the United States and international properties. Findlen has been with Hyatt since 1985, most recently serving as GM at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino.
“Fred brings a wealth of knowledge of Hyatt Hotels and Resorts to Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa,” David Nadelman, area VP and GM, Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa, said in a statement. “His extensive background in managing Hyatt resorts across country in tropical destinations will provide fantastic value in enhancing the award-winning resort and team.”
“I am thrilled to begin the New Year in Maui and join the tremendous team at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa,” Findlen said in a statement. “My previous positions have taken me across the United States and back, and I am honored to continue working with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts on one of the best islands in the world at a leading Hyatt resort.”
Findlen began his career at Hyatt as a corporate management trainee in 1985. Since then, he has climbed the ranks, holding various positions with the Hyatt Regency Orlando, Grand Hyatt Washington, Hyatt Regency Washington and Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress. In 1994, Findlen relocated to Puerto Rico to serve as assistant GM of the Hyatt Dorado Beach Resort and Country Club. In 1997, Findlen was appointed assistant GM at Hyatt Regency Cerromar, followed by one year as general manager of Hyatt Key West Resort and Spa in Florida.
In 2001, Findlen returned to Hyatt Dorado Beach Resort and Country Club to serve as GM before moving to Maryland to become general manager of the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina. Findlen most recently served as GM of the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino from 2010 to 2016.