Robert J. Newman
Chief Executive Officer, Corcoran Jennison Hospitality and General Manager, Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club
Under Mr. Newman’s direction Ocean Edge completed a $55 million renovation over five years at Ocean Edge, including a turn-of-the-century Mansion and Carriage house overlooking Cape Cod Bay, and the property was awarded AAA Four Diamond status.
Mr. Newman received the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award for his many contributions to the Cape Cod community. Among them, Mr. Newman serves on the Board of Directors for Latham Centers Inc., an organization based in Brewster with the mission of assisting the developmentally and emotionally disabled. In addition, Mr. Newman has received the Cape Cod & the Islands Philanthropic Business of the year award on behalf of Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club.
Before Ocean Edge, Mr. Newman was General Manger of two Corcoran Jennison Hospitality properties; the 197-room Doubletree Boston Bayside, and the 268-room Doubletree Hotel Downtown Boston.
A native of Kildare, Ireland, Mr. Newman has received a number of community awards and has been honored at the Annual Community Awards Dinner of Action for Boston Community Development, Inc., (ABCD) for his kindness, generosity, and tireless work in assisting the Chinatown neighborhood.
He is a 1987 graduate of Trinity College in Dublin, and has a B.S. Degree with Honors in Business Management. He is also a graduate of Dublin College of Hotel and Catering Management and holds a Higher Diploma (Honors) in Hotel Catering and Management.