Miraval Group Appoints Executives to Lead Operations and Development

Paul J. McCormick, Miraval Group senior vice president of operations, and S. Chevis Hosea and Matt MacDonald, Miraval Group vice presidents of business developmentThis month, Miraval Group, a Denver-based global leader in wellness resorts and spas owned by affiliates of KSL Capital Partners, announced the appointment of three key executives to lead the operation and growth of its upscale destination wellness resorts and Miraval Life in Balance Spas (multiple locations). Paul J. McCormick was named senior vice president of operations, and S. Chevis Hosea and Matt MacDonald were appointed vice presidents of business development. All three will report to Steven A. Rudnitsky, Miraval Group president and CEO. In his new role, McCormick provides operational oversight of the company’s growing portfolio of destination wellness resorts and Miraval Life in Balance Spas. He also serves as interim general manager of the flagship Miraval Resort & Spa (Tucson, AZ). In their roles as vice presidents of business development, Hosea oversees all facets of resort development, including real estate due diligence, entitlements, design, permitting, and construction while MacDonald focuses on evaluating development opportunities, including acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, licensing and management agreements, and strategic partnerships. Hosea, MacDonald, and McCormick represent the newest members of Rudnitsky’s senior team, joining Thomas P. Botts, who was named senior vice president and chief marketing officer in April, and Sue Adkins, who was appointed vice president of programming in February. Says Rudnitsky, “Paul McCormick is a proven hospitality executive with nearly 30 years of hands-on experience at all levels of operations. Chevis Hosea is a seasoned leader with decades of valuable experience in the approval, design, construction, and management of world-class resorts and recreational development projects. Matt MacDonald’s background in real estate management and acquisitions will be instrumental in driving Miraval Group’s growth.”