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Executives

Executives

As a pivotal part of the local community, our Hotel Executive Committee understands the importance of inspiring our staff to deliver outstanding service.

Antonia Korosec - General Manager, Ocean House

Antonia Korosec brings more than 10 years of international experience in the luxury hotel and private club industry. Before returning to Ocean House as Resort Manager, Ms. Korosec was the Innkeeper at Weekapaug Inn. Previously, she worked as Assistant Managing Director and Director of Rooms at Ocean House.

Career Highlights

• Assistant Managing Director at Hotel Le Grand Paradis, an upscale ski resort in Val d’Isere, France
• Executive Assistant to the President and Assistant Hotel Director (Rooms Division) at Lajitas — The Ultimate Hideout, an independently owned Forbes Four-Star, AAA Four Diamond, Leading Hotel of the World and Preferred Hotel of the World in Lajitas, Texas
• Food and Beverage and Club House Manager at the Yacht Club de Monaco in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Education & Training

• Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management from Ecole Hotelier de Lausanne in Switzerland.

Personal Insights

• Born in Monte Carlo, Monaco
• Fluent in French, English, German and Spanish.

Steven Souls - GROUP DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

Steven Souls brings over 30 years of financial management experience in the resort industry. Steven joined Ocean House Management Collection as the Group Director of Finance in April, 2016.

Career Highlights

• Director of Finance at The Equinox, a AAA Four Diamond luxury collection golf resort and spa located in Manchester, Vermont.
• Director of Finance at Stonewall and Glade Springs Resorts, two luxury properties in the Benchmark Hospitality collection.
• Director of Finance at Lake Placid Resort, an iconic golf resort in Lake Placid, New York.
• Director of Finance at Daufuskie Island Club & Resort.

Community Involvement/Associations

• Member, Hospitality Financial & Technology Professions (HFTP).
• Former Board Member & Treasurer, Tritons Swim Club and Northshire Hockey Association.

Education & Training

• BS Accounting, Plymouth State University
• Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA), American Hotel & Motel Association

 

Anne Reynolds - Group Director, Human Resources

Anne Reynolds joined Ocean House Management Collection in May 2020 after thirteen years as Human Resources Director at Stratton Mountain in Stratton, VT. Previous human resources positions included Boca Raton Resort & Club and Bahia Mar Beach Resort.

Matt Voskuil - EXECUTIVE CHEF
Chef Matt oversees all culinary operations including the resort’s restaurant outlets, as well as the banquet and catering operations.

Chef Matt joined Ocean House with more than 25 years of culinary experience. He most recently served as Executive Chef and director of food & beverage at the Chanler in Newport where he helped launch two new restaurants. He previously led culinary teams for 10 years in some of the most notable destinations in Las Vegas, including positions with Venetian Resort and Casino, Joel Robuchon at The Mansion, Eiffel Tower Restaurant and Wynn Resorts. Chef Matt’s restaurant experience also includes positions as sous chef and executive chef in Chicago.

He began his professional career as executive chef at Canoe Bay, a Relais & Chateaux property in Wisconsin.

Chef Matt received his culinary arts degree from Kendall College, Illinois. In his free time, he loves to read, golf and is a fan of motorcycle racing. He and his family reside in Rhode Island.

Gabrielle Clark - Director of Food and Beverage

In late 2019 Gabrielle Clark joined Ocean House from Kokomo Private Island resort in Fiji, where she was food & beverage director. Prior to that, she served as beverage director during the opening of Washington D.C.’s stylish Watergate Hotel and held previous roles across the United States, from Fontainebleau Miami Beach to The Little Nell in Aspen. 

Louis Shapazian - Director of Rooms

Louis Shapazian began his hospitality career at the Boston Harbor Hotel, followed by roles with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in Vail, CO and Las Vegas, NV. Then came a series of roles at Ocean House, including Guest Relations Manager, Assistant Director of Housekeeping and Member Relations & Guest Experience Director before being appointed Director of Rooms in 2019.

Colleen Price - Director of Group Sales and Catering

A veteran in the hospitality field, Colleen Price has over 20 years of experience in the luxury hotel market, with responsibilities including catering management, conference services and sales and marketing. Most recently Colleen worked the Boston market at The Colonnade Hotel.

Devon Pignataro - LUXURY SALES EXECUTIVE

Devon Pignataro serves as the Luxury Sales Executive at Ocean House. Prior to this position, she was the President & Managing Director’s Executive Assistant from November 2015 – March 2019.

Career Highlights

• Joined the Ocean House team in March 2015 as a Guest Relations Agent
• Executive Assistant to the President & Managing Director

Education & Training

• Bachelors Degree in Communications and Business from the University of Rhode Island

Personal Insights

• Loves the Rhode Island area and its many beaches
• Thoroughly enjoys hospitality and creating special moments for guests
• Appreciates traveling and is a New England sports fan

Alice Brennan - Group Director of Recruiting

Alice Brennan brings more than 20 years of human resources experience in the hotel and private club industry. As a part of the Ocean House opening team, Ms. Brennan has been instrumental in setting the level of excellence for employees and the company’s stalwart for achieving the Forbes Five Star designation. She has since helped open Weekapaug Inn and Watch Hill Inn.

Career Highlights

• Director of Human Resources at Cheeca Lodge and Hawks Cay Resorts in the Florida Keys
• Started her career in human resources with Cunard Line, one of the world’s premier ocean liner companies
• Opened one luxury private liner, The World, two hotels and was instrumental in the reorganization of two luxury properties.
• Point person for Cunard Line’s home office move from New York to Miami

Education & Training

• Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certification, the senior-most certification for those demonstrating a strategic mastery of human resources

Personal Insights

• Born in Roselle, New Jersey
• One of nine children

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