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Jack Damioli, a Brookfield native, bought all for a profession within the luxurious resort enterprise as a 10-year-old working as a golf caddy at Yankee Run Golf Course.

Damioli graduated from Brookfield Excessive Faculty in 1977. He went on to attend Youngstown State College from 1977 to 1979 after which transferred to Ohio College, the place he graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science diploma in leisure administration and a Grasp of Science diploma in sports activities administration in 1983.

A longtime and avid golfer, Damioli’s ardour for golf started when he started working on the Yankee Run Golf Course as a 10-year-old, which later led him to a profession within the luxurious resort enterprise. He lettered for 3 years on the Brookfield Excessive golf group, was captain his senior 12 months and went on to be a member of the YSU golf group from 1978 to 1979. He taught golf bodily training courses at Ohio College from 1981 to 1982.

He was inducted into the Brookfield Native Colleges Alumni Corridor of Fame in 2020, however the official ceremony didn’t happen till final 12 months due to the pandemic.

Damioli started his resort profession within the spring of 1983 because the bag room supervisor within the golf division at The Greenbrier in Sulfur Springs, W.Va. Throughout his 23-year profession at The Greenbrier, he labored in virtually each operational division and was the overall supervisor of the resort from 2000 to 2006. The Greenbrier was an 800-room, full-service, luxurious resort, encompassing 6,500 acres with complete convention assembly house, eating and leisure amenities.

From 2006 to 2013, Damioli was the president and basic supervisor of The Gasparilla Inn & Membership in Boca Grande, Florida. This 160-room, full service, boutique luxurious resort is positioned within the barrier islands of Southwest Florida, providing a full array of eating and leisure amenities, together with a full-service marina. Throughout his tenure on the resort, he led a group within the rebirth of the historic property bodily, financially and from a service perspective.

In January 2014, Damioli joined The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., as vp and managing director. In March 2015, he turned the seventh president of The Broadmoor and its associated companies, which embody The Ranch at Emerald Valley, Cloud Camp, Fly Fishing Camp, Seven Falls, The Manitou & Pikes Peak Cog Railway and The Broadmoor Growth Firm.

Damioli is a member of the board of administrators of the American Lodge and Lodging Affiliation, in addition to a member of the Resort Govt Committee. He’s additionally a member of the Colorado Lodge & Lodging Affiliation, Colorado Thirty Group, Air Drive Academy Basis and a board member of the Care and Share Meals Financial institution for Southern Colorado and The Broadmoor World Area. Damioli obtained the Hotelier of the Yr award from the Colorado Lodge & Lodging Affiliation in 2018.

Over time, Damioli was president of the Southern Innkeepers Affiliation in 2005 and 2006, and a member of the Younger Presidents Group from 2002 to 2006. Throughout his hospitality profession in West Virginia, Florida and, now, Colorado, he has additionally served on many native civic and nonprofit boards.

Of the assorted organizations and initiatives Damioli has been concerned with throughout his profession, he mentioned none have been extra impactful or personally significant because the meals rescue program The Broadmoor lately applied with the native hospitality group in Colorado Springs.

Damioli and his spouse, Rachel, met at Ohio College and have been married for 37 years. They dwell in Colorado Springs and have two daughters, Deanna, 28, and Elizabeth, 25, who each dwell and work in Colorado. He mentioned he nonetheless enjoys taking part in golf as a lot as he can, in addition to exploring the various miles of mountaineering trails and pure magnificence Colorado has to supply.

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