COO / Executive Director
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Over 30 years in hotel, club and hospitality management in Europe, Asia and the United States combined with an unwavering philosophy of service, have earned Achal Goswami a well-deserved reputation as a visionary, strategic and inspirational leader.
A graduate of the prestigious Institute of Hotel Management in New Delhi, India, Mr. Goswami began his hospitality management career in Germany in 1975, where he also mastered the German language.
His European hotel management experience includes:
- The Steigenberger Hotel Group in Dusseldorf which manages hotels in Germany, Austria, Italy, Egypt, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
- Kempinski Hotels in Munich, the oldest luxury hotel collection in Europe with a portfolio of hotels in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America and Asia.
- A five-year stint as owner and operator of Hotel Burg Ockenfels in Linz am Rhein, Germany.
After completing hotel management training programs in Germany, Belgium, Italy and France, Mr. Goswami further updated his business management studies at New York's Cornell University.
In 1987 he joined leading hospitality company Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts in Boston to assist with hotel openings in the U.S. before leaving to take an executive management position with The Ritz-Carlton hotels, Boston in 1990.
For the next five years Mr. Goswami held executive management positions at Ritz-Carlton in Boston, again assisting with hotel openings in Pasadena and Los Angeles, California; Aspen, Colorado; Jacksonville and Amelia Island, Florida; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; until being recruited by Frenchman's Creek in 1995.
At Frenchman's Creek he is credited with a flawless record of member satisfaction that is reflected in both revenue and profit growth, and is responsible for all strategic, long range and financial planning of both the Club and Community.
A frequent speaker at leadership seminars on hospitality management, Mr. Goswami is a respected member of the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA), the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and The Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, an international society originally established in France in 1248, dedicated to the promotion of the culinary, enology and hospitality arts through example, education and camaraderie.