Chad Olson is the general manager of Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa in Vero Beach, Florida as well as Cardozo Hotel in South Beach, Miami, FL, both properties owned by international superstars Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
Olson began his career in the hotel arena at the Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa where he started as a guest services manager and worked his way up the ranks to become the rooms division manager there. After eight years at this hotel, Olson took a position across the bay as general manager of the Comfort Inn by the Bay in San Francisco. In addition to a successful two-year tenure in this capacity, he also brought 17 hotels together to form the San Francisco Hotel Association. The association facilitated collective bargaining with the various hospitality unions; improved working relationships between management and the three staff unions.
Chad Olson currently sits on the board for Indian River County Chamber of Commerce. He also sits on the Board of Directors at the Art for Life Foundation, a charitable organization that supplies artistic experiences to young children that reside in a hospital environment.
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