Nemacolin Woodlands Resort adds Jeff Kmiec as COO

The property is located in Pennsylvania's Allegheny Mountains. Photo credit: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pa., appointed Jeff Kmiec as COO. 

Kmiec is a Nemacolin alumni, having served as the director of sales and marketing from 2003 to 2007. 

“As we strive each day to provide extraordinary experiences and spectacular service to each guest and member, we’re thrilled to welcome Jeff back to oversee all aspects of the resort,” Maggy Hardy Magerko, president and owner of Nemacolin, said in a statement. “His institutional knowledge of the resort combined with his fresh perspectives across the industry make him a perfect fit for this executive role.”


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Kmiec rejoins Nemacolin from Sotherly Hotels/Chesapeake Hospitality, where he served as managing director and oversaw renovations, operations and the rebranding of the DeSoto Hilton in Savannah, Ga. He has a track record of growing hospitality brands, having served as the president and managing director at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.; director of sales & marketing/chief information officer at Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; and VP of marketing at 84 Lumber in Eighty Four, Pa.

Tucked in the Allegheny Mountains of Pennsylvania, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is a four-season playground spread across 2,000 acres of land. Nemacolin offers lodging options including the Falling Rock boutique hotel; an assortment of dining outlets, including the Lautrec; and an art collection of various mediums. The adventurer may choose from a range of activities: Pete Dye-designed golf, fly-fishing or off-road driving. Nemacolin also includes 32,000 square feet of space for meetings and special events.

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