Matthew E. Avril

Former President-Global Hotel Operations at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide LLC

Matthew E. Avril

Matthew E. Avril

Former President-Global Hotel Operations at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Vistana, Inc.
Vistana Vacation Ownership, Inc.
Diamond Resorts Holdings LLC

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365

Number of Boards

8

Birthday

1961

Age

59

Number of Awards

1

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Founder at Vintage Capital Management LLC

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Partner at Vintage Capital Management LLC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Alimco Financial Corp.

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Sole Manager at Cloobeck Diamond Parent LLC

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Co-Founder at Trivergance LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at B. Riley Financial, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Diamond Resorts Holdings LLC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Diamond Resorts International, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Diamond Resorts Holdings LLC

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President & Director at API/Weinschel, Inc.

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Matthew E. Avril
Former President-Global Hotel Operations at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide LLC
Education
Graduate, with Honors
Class of 1982

The University of Miami is a private research university in Coral Gables, Florida. As of 2019, the university enrolls 17,811 students in 12 separate colleges/schools, including the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine in Miami's Health District, a law school on the main campus, and the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science focused on the study of oceanography and atmospheric sciences on Virginia Key, with research facilities at the Richmond Facility in southern Miami-Dade County. The university offers 132 undergraduate, 148 master's, and 67 doctoral degree programs, of which 63 are research/scholarship and four professional areas of study. Over the years, the university's students have represented all 50 states and close to 150 foreign countries. With more than 16,000 full- and part-time faculty and staff, UM is a top 10 employer in Miami-Dade County. UM's main campus in Coral Gables has 239 acres and over 5.7 million square feet of buildings. Research is a component of each academic division, with UM attracting $358.9 million in sponsored research grants in FY 2019. UM offers a large library system with over 3.9 million volumes and exceptional holdings in Cuban heritage and music. UM also offers a wide range of student activities, including fraternities and sororities, a student newspaper and a radio station. UM's intercollegiate athletic teams, collectively known as the Miami Hurricanes, compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. UM's football team has won five national championships since 1983 and its baseball team has won four national championships since 1982.

Career History
President-Global Hotel Operations
Tenure Unconfirmed

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide LLC engages in the ownership and operation of hotels and resorts. It also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., which provides vacation experiences through villa-style resorts. The company operates hotel business in three separate hotel segments: the Americas, EAME and Asia Pacific. Each hotel segment owns and leases hotels and resorts operated primarily under their proprietary brand names includes St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W, Westin, Le Méridien, Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton, Aloft and Element. The company was founded by Barry Stuart Sternlicht in 1995 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.

President & Managing Director of Operations
Prior - 2008

Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc. develops and operates resorts. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. and currently operates vacation ownership resorts under the Westin, Sheraton, and St. Regis brands. Starwood is headquartered in Orlando, FL.

Chief Executive Officer & Director
2017 - 2017

Diamond Resorts Holdings LLC owns and operates hotels and resorts. It offers accommodations, dinning, book a cruise, and entertainment activities. The company was founded by Stephen J. Cloobeck on March 14, 2007 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV.

Boards & Committees
Director
2013 - Prior

Zentila, Inc. provides online sourcing, booking and tracking solutions for meetings and conventions. It enables organizations and third-party planners to source and capture meeting and event data. The firm’s planning and administration tools add transparency to company meeting activities and reduces the time and costs associated with sourcing and contracting meeting venues. The company was founded by Michael J. Mason and is headquartered in Orlando, FL.

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Zentila, Inc. provides online sourcing, booking and tracking solutions for meetings and conventions. It enables organizations and third-party planners to source and capture meeting and event data. The firm’s planning and administration tools add transparency to company meeting activities and reduces the time and costs associated with sourcing and contracting meeting venues. The company was founded by Michael J. Mason and is headquartered in Orlando, FL.

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Awards & Honors
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
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