CHASEN CAPITAL ADVISORS
Mr. Watzka has been President of Customer Solutions Group since 2011, a company specializing in providing customized client solutions for the timeshare and resort real estate industry.
Previously, Mr. Watzka was with Marriott International from 1990 – 2011. He served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Ritz-Carlton Development Company, LLC. Responsible since 2008 for the overall business performance, initiatives and offerings of the luxury industry’s leading Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Ritz-Carlton Residences. Peter also served as the Chief Customer Officer and Executive Vice President of Marketing, Sales, Service, and Operations for Marriott Vacation Club International (MVCI) from 1997 – 2011. In his role at MVCI, Mr. Watzka was responsible for all customer contact processes. These processes involved over 10,000 associates, generated over $2 Billion in revenues and serviced 400,000 owners for the company’s four Brands – Horizons; Marriott Vacation Club; Grand Residences by Marriott; and The Ritz Carlton Destination Club and Residences. Peter had global responsibility with projects and operations in the U.S., Europe, Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Spectrum Commercial and Spectrum Development group is a boutique broker and development firm respectively led by Mr. Joseph Haupt. Mr. Haupt previously held senior positions at Disney Development as well as being a senior contract advisor to Las Vegas Sands Corporation. Spectrum brings together the diverse skill sets required to conceive, evaluate, and execute complex hospitality projects and initiatives. We offer a full range of pre-development and development services including entitlements, construction oversight and management and project delivery. Areas of specialization include destination resorts, lodging assets, retail, dining, theme-parks and gaming resorts.