A highly strategic and skilled commercial leader, Chris Riccardi is senior vice president, global sales strategy for KSL Resorts – leading the global sales team while overseeing all strategic sales efforts for the company’s growing portfolio of world class destinations.
Over a three-decade hospitality industry career, he has parlayed his strong leadership skills into the development of successful teams, developing effective sales strategies and cohesive partnerships. He has been a change maker for his past organizations.
Previously a senior vice president of global sales for KSL Resorts’ Outrigger Hospitality Group, he is a proven commercial leader who played a key role in enhancing its global sales efforts, developing a membership program, reimaging its travel advisor loyalty program while re-positioning Outrigger Hospitality Group as a premier beach resort brand.
Known for his sarcastic wit and ability to induce a good laugh, Chris especially enjoys working with colleagues to help them achieve their career goals.
When not working he enjoys mountain biking, skiing and travelling and takes pride in crafting longboard skateboards for friends and family.
Personal motto: Treat everyone the way you would want to be treated