Aruba Marriott Complex Names New General Manager
Karen Chastain has been named General Manager of the Aruba Marriott Complex. In her new role, Chastain is responsible for providing strategic management of operations at Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, Marriott Aruba Surf Club, and Marriott Aruba Ocean Club.
Chastain brings with her more than two decades of senior leadership experience with the Marriott brand and has held numerous general manager positions at Marriott hotels across the United States, most recently at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa, FL.
"I've been fortunate enough to work on both coasts of the US with Marriott, and can't wait to see what the vibrant island of Aruba and the Marriott Complex have in store," said Chastain. "In addition to taking the helm at one of Marriott's most prominent Caribbean properties, I look forward to immersing myself in the local culture to build lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with the community."
Chastain has a strong background in financial leadership and a proven track record in sales, management and operations. She is passionate about staff development and is highly focused on ensuring guest satisfaction.
Chastain is a graduate of Ball State University, and holds a B.S. in accounting.