(SAVANNAH, GA) Ruben Rodriguez, vice president of Journeyman Austin Holdings, will be the guest speaker at the Savannah Rotary on Monday, May 2 at 12:30. Rodriguez’ presentation is titled “An Update on the Hutchinson Island Convention Center Hotel Project.
Ruben Rodriguez provides Journeyman with over 35 years of construction and business development experience. With extensive experience in hospitality and mixed-use development, Mr. Rodriguez understands the market analysis and packaging requirements to bring a successful project together.
By utilizing his skills gleaned from years managing complex public and private projects, Mr. Rodriguez works to bring the right mix of local and national commercial partners together to maximize revenue potential. Mr. Rodriguez’s expertise and experience is focused on three key areas: Operations, Client Development and Management, and Project Management.
Mr. Rodriguez has worked extensively with Hilton and Hyatt Hotels, and has significant international experience with Hilton’s Waldorf Astoria division as well as the Grosvenor House Hotel properties for JW Marriott. For the past several years, he has directed high profile construction projects including pre-construction of the Hilton Austin Convention Center Hotel and the Jack S. Blanton Museum at the University of Texas. Outside of Texas, he has taken the lead on projects in Albuquerque, Fort Lauderdale and Portland.
His international experience includes the Caribbean, Egypt, Malaysia, Mexico and United Kingdom.
RELEVANT PROJECT EXPERIENCE
Hilton Hotel, Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Austin, TX Austin Hilton Convention Center Hotel, Austin, TX Grosvenor House Hotel Renovation Project, Park Lane, London, U.K. Dorchester Hotel Renovation Project, Park Lane, London, U.K.
Hilton Hotel Renovation Project, Park Lane, London, U.K. Hilton Hotel and Conference Center (Pre-Dev., Pre-Con.), Omaha, NE Hyatt Andaz Hotel and Eco-Resort, Belize (currently in development) Waldorf Astoria Hotel and Residences (Pre-Dev., Concept), Cayman Islands Miami Airport Mixed-Use Development (Pre-Dev., Concept), Miami, FL International Finance Futures Exchange, London, U.K. Southside on Lamar Condominiums, Dallas, TX
Austin Community College, South Austin, TX University of Texas Blanton Museum, Austin, TX
Certificate of Appreciation for work with OSHA and Minority Contractors
British Inst. of Management Royal Chartered Inst. of Builders
Diplomas in Building Economics & Building Law, Chartered Institute of Builders (CIOB)
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