At Beach Enclave, we have quickly built a culture where we are impassioned to create enduring memories each and every day, for ourselves, for each other and for our guests. We empower each colleague, from housekeeper to resort manager, to bring their most genuine self to work. There’s a high level of trust and empowerment at Beach Enclave, allowing for the agility needed to make quick decisions with high accountability. Beach Enclave believes the foundation for an outstanding and consistent guest experience is retaining and developing top talent. We are proud of the talent on the management team. To name a few:
CEO & Founder – Vasco Borges.
Vasco has over a decade of experience in luxury real estate development and management. Previously, Vasco worked 7 years at McKinsey & Company, as a consultant and project manager in the Luxury Goods and Private Equity practices
across Europe, South America and Asia; and as Brand Manager at Danone. Before founding Beach Enclave, Vasco project managed the Water Cay development for the Starwood Capital Group, and was the Chief Financial Officer of the Grace Bay Resorts. At Grace Bay Resorts, Vasco was instrumental in the development and opening of the Estates at Grace Bay Club, and led construction completion and opening of the Veranda Resort & Residences, later sold to Sandals Group for a TCI record price. Through his tenure, he supported the transformation of the Grace Bay Club to one of the most recognized and awarded resort companies in Turks and Caicos.
Director of Sales & Marketing – Valerie Lund.
Valerie has 15 years of travel industry acumen, with focus on leisure marketing partnerships that include luxury consortium, niche tour operators, entertainment, groups, weddings, and elite memberships.
Prior to her current position, Valerie was President of Inspire Journeys Inc., consulting for luxury hotel companies and resorts worldwide. Her responsibilities included the planning and execution of sales efforts for the company and resorts under management.
In addition, her experience includes the reopening of world-renowned resorts such as Belmond Cap Juluca, which Condé Nast Traveler has ranked “2019 It List of the best new hotels in the world.” She was also responsible for luxury and leisure sales management for the iconic The Breakers Palm Beach and bespoke Aman Resorts which are all ranked among best resorts in the world.
Valerie is inspired by the vision and future growth of Beach Enclave: “There is nothing more stimulating than being able to build and create an independent brand. This is just the beginning, there’s freedom to explore ideas and curate experiences to serve your customers and key partners by implementing our brand ethos.”
Valerie is currently studying at Cornell University and is pursuing a Certificate in Strategic Hospitality Marketing. Valerie attended Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Rinker School of Business and Centro Educacional Leonardo da Vinci in Brasilia, Brazil.
VP Development and Asset Management – Vikram John.
A graduate from the Les Roches school of Hospitality Management in Switzerland, Vikram began his career in hospitality as a Management Trainee with the award-winning Grace Bay Club in 2005.
Vikram was instrumental in the growth of Grace Bay Club from a boutique 21 suite hotel to a world renown resort in the Turks and Caicos. Specializing in project management in hospitality and the construction industry, Vikram leads all efforts in planning, developing and implementing hospitality projects for Beach Enclave.
Director of Finance – Ben Avenant.
Ben joined Beach Enclave as Director of Finance in late 2018, bringing with him the designation of Chartered Accountant. He offers a unique analytical and structured approach to the team which he gained working as the
Head of Finance in the villa development and F&B industry for the past 5 years on Providenciales. Ben transferred to the Turks & Caicos Islands in 2013 to join PricewaterhouseCoopers’ life insurance division. He is originally from Cape Town, South Africa where he worked at Mazars as Auditor in the hospitality, industrial and retail sectors.
Resort Manager – Kinson Lazarre.
Kinson is an accomplished hospitality industry professional, experienced in the luxury hotel industry, private beach clubs, fine dining and other restaurant environments.
Having worked for global brands such as SBE Entertainment Group, Discovery Land Company and the Gansevoort Hotel Group, he has a proven record of excellence in devising and implementing systems that increase productivity and contribute to positive financial results while improving member/guest services.
Revenue Manager – Annie Lee.
Annie’s hospitality career began at Cornell University where she received her bachelors in hospitality administration and most recently, a certificate in revenue management. Prior to her time at Beach Enclave,
Annie was a true entrepreneur and founded a wholesale bakery and children’s hand-made clothing line in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Annie oversees revenue management, events, FAM trips, and reservations at Beach Enclave.
Concierge Manager – Randi Carlson.
Randi grew up in Providenciales and loves sharing her local knowledge and insider tips with BE guests to ensure they have the vacation of a lifetime.
Upon earning a BS degree in Health and Human Performance from the College of Charleston in South Carolina, she worked for 7 years in the pharmacy industry. She discovered her niche for hospitality once she began working for BE in October 2018.