Steven Mariano is an entrepreneur and businessman with 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. During the 1990’s he founded Strategic Outsourcing Inc., a professional staffing company with over $1 billion in sales, which was sold to Union Planters Bank (Regions Bank, NYSE). His success with SOI earned him a finalist position for the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1999. In 2003, Mr. Mariano founded Patriot National Insurance Group, Inc., a diversified insurance holding company with assets including Guarantee Insurance Company, a leading provider of traditional and alternative market workers’ compensation insurance products, and Patriot Underwriters, a national managing general agency which produces, underwrites and administers alternative market and traditional workers’ compensation insurance plans for insurance companies, segregated cell captives and reinsurers. In addition, Mr. Mariano is the founder of Contego Services Group, LLC. a provider of insurance services and risk management services.
Mr. Mariano is very active in the South Florida community and is involved in numerous charitable and development organizations, including the CEO Council of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward County’s official public/private partnership for economic development. Mr. Mariano also served as the Chairman of the 2010 and 2011 Broward Heart Ball to benefit the American Heart Association. He also serves on the board of directors of Vikaran Solutions, LLC., which provides technology solutions for insurers and financial services firms.
Guenter Richter is AM~PM DOC™’s most highly decorated Board Member. Mr. Richter is a hospitality veteran whose professional catalog includes Executive Management appointments at The Swissotel New York, The St. Regis Hotel New York, The Regent Hotel Bal Harbour and his current role as Vice President and Managing Director at The Setai Miami Beach.
Mark Tamis has been on the AM~PM DOC Board since 2010 having joined us with a highly profiled professional track record in the Hospitality industry. With over 20 years of Executive Management experience, Mr. Tamis provides the Board with the necessary insight into both the hotel and cruise line industries.
Mathew Pargament boasts an impressive compilation of luxury properties housed in the heart of major tourist hubs in the United States namely Las Vegas, New York and Miami. His most recent appointment is the General Manager post at the Edition Hotel in Miami Beach, the latest undertaking of Ian Schrager Company. With his extensive background in major hospitality markets, Mr. Pargament is no stranger to the hectic affairs of high profiled openings and the frenetic life of Hotelier Executive.
Dr. Peter Ajluni is the consummate Osteopathic Surgeon and Physician who has been a longstanding leader in Orthopedic Surgery and Osteopathic Medicine delivering high quality service to his patients for over three decades.
Globally trained in hotel management, JP Oliver has been a constant fixture in the South Florida hospitality scene for many years. As a Who’s Who of Hoteliers in Miami Beach and current Regional Vice President for Morgans Hotel Group, Mr. Oliver oversees the brand’s southern portfolio, including the iconic Delano Hotel, the trendy Shore Club and highly fashionable Mondrian Miami Beach.
Roy Assad is a professional advisor, motivational speaker, and executive coach with nearly thirty years of experience in an award winning sales career. Mr. Assad has mastered the arts of networking, negotiation and bridge-building, skills that have enhanced his effectiveness in the coaching of executives and entrepreneurs.