(13 Aug 2021) Outrigger has made the following two appointments at the nine-hectare (22-acre) oceanfront property on Hawaii Island that is scheduled to re-open as the Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa in late August.
Seasoned hospitality executive, Steve Solberg, will be the resort’s General Manager and Christine San Nicolas, who has been with Outrigger for more than two decades, will be Director of Human Resources.
Steve was GM at the Outrigger Guam Beach Resort for nearly six years and has held senior positions with Marriott, The Kimpton Hotel Group and Promus Hotels.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Northwood University in Michigan, USA.
Christine worked as Director of Human Resources (HR) at the Outrigger Guam Beach Resort from 2016 before moving to Hawaii last year as Senior Director – Human Resources, in Outrigger’s corporate office.
Before moving to the HR department, Christine was a Director of Finance for Outrigger.
Christine holds two Associate of Arts degrees: one in fashion merchandising from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in San Francisco and the other in business administration from San Francisco State University.
Christine is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.