Our senior management team has an amazing breadth of experience across all areas of the luxury hospitality industry and the world itself.
James St. JohnPresident & CEO
As the President & CEO of The World and COO & GM of the Jupiter Island Club, Jim established himself as a recognized leader within the luxury hospitality space in his career of forty years.
Jay DiPietroSenior Vice President & COO
A Certified Club Manager with over thirty years service as the President & COO of Boca West Country Club, Jay is widely considered the most successful private club manager in the United States.
Dale MoffittVice President of Operations
A true hospitality professional, Dale excelled as a hotel trainee, climbing through the ranks of silver service waiter and head concierge to management of game lodges and boutique hotels in his twenty-year career.
Chris FalciDirector of Culinary Services
Well-known for his creativity and artistry in marrying flavors within an array of international cuisines, Chris is one of seven formally trained and Certified Master Fusion Chefs with expertise in hotels and restaurants.
Mervi MuhonenDirector of Housekeeping
A recognized housekeeping training and operations expert, Mervi has continued to set the bar for development of housekeeping standards and training on both luxury vessels and hotels for well over twenty years.
Samuel NyirendaRegional Manager - Africa
An industry multi-talent for 25 years, Sam rose from intern to management roles in Southern Africa, Seychelles and Abu Dhabi. Promoted to General Manager after joining as Assistant Manager, he now oversees the Africa region.
Anne TorlineDirector of Human Resources
Anne has thirty years’ experience in all aspects of hospitality operations, including property openings, serving as a department head achieving professional recognition in Human Resources Management.
Tasked with the responsibility of administration and operations support, Paulina speaks five languages and has a sound hospitality industry background. Our operations team relies on her efficiency and ability to multitask.