Jamie Yarrow, President of Hospitality
Prior to forming the Yarrow Group, Jamie was the Co-Founder, President and Chief Operating Officer of MetWest Terra Hospitality and the Terra Resort Group, a boutique hotel management group that both developed and operated hotels across the United States. Jamie brings to each new partnership and project the unique experiences of owning and operating a management company, the luxury brand experience of two decades of experience with Four Seasons Hotels, as well as the perspective of large project asset management on behalf of ownership teams. Jamie prides himself on aligning the needs of ownership with the potential of each hotel project, revealing hidden results through ensuring that his projects offer a culture of service excellence but never at the expense of sustainable returns to stakeholders. During Jamie’s 18 years with Four Seasons Hotels he served as a General Manager and Director at some of the companies most notable hotels and resorts including properties in Palm Beach, Jackson Hole, Scottsdale, Boston and Santa Barbara.
Robert Nolan, Chief Operating Officer of Hospitality
Prior to the creation of the Yarrow Group, Robert served as General Manager of the Four Seasons Hotel Dublin. During Robert’s 20 year career with Four Seasons he operated and opened hotels in Boston, Scottsdale, Jackson Hole, Chicago, Lanai and Palo Alto. Robert has experience in both Food and Beverage and Rooms Operations. With The Yarrow Group, Robert is responsible for hotel transitions, takeovers, asset management and development. Robert has also assisted with the design, development, creation of concepts and launching of several of the Yarrow Group projects. Robert brings a focus to the efficiencies and programming of hotels to add value and return through revenue generation and tight expense control while driving the guest and employee experience.
Brian Kelley, Chief Financial Officer of Hospitality
Prior to The Yarrow Group and Crystal Creek Hospitality, Brian held roles as the CFO of Fine Dining Restaurant Group, CFO of Teton Resorts and Vice President of Finance and Administration for MetWest Terra Hospitality and the Terra Resort Group. Brian has built his career on becoming a strategic partner to operators by the creations of controls, procedures and reporting that protect assets while providing the actionable business intelligence to allow operators to focus on top line revenues, employee development and guest satisfaction. Brian’s experience also includes roles as a Corporate Finance Director with Gold Key|PHR and Area Controller with Vail Associates. Brian holds an Accounting degree from the University of Missouri and is a licensed CPA.
Erik Dombroski, Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Prior to joining The Yarrow Group, Erik was the General Manager of the Anvil Hotel. Erik brings with him over 17 years of Sales & Marketing experience holding leadership roles with Noble House Hotels and Resorts, MetWest Terra Hospitality and Rock Resorts. Erik is skilled in the creation and implementation of sales, social media, content and revenue strategies as well as strategic marketing plans. He has a strong track record of developing and leading sales teams and exceeding revenue targets.
Cristine Watson, Vice President of Revenue
Prior to joining The Yarrow Group, Cristine was the Area Director of Revenue for Noble House Hotels & Resorts and for 7 years held the position of Area Director of Revenue for MetWest Terra and Terra Resort Group. Cristine is intimate with the complexities of seasonal resort locations as well as high volume urban markets. Cristine leverages her wealth of knowledge to assist with building specific revenue strategies for operating hotels as well as revealing new market opportunities for our fund investments.
Darren Oliver, Vice President of Human Resources
Darren joined the Yarrow Group in May of 2022. With thirty-eight years of multi-industry executive HR and operations experience, Darren brings a unique and insightful perspective to his role. His longevity and success in world class organizations: Four Seasons Hotels (12 years), Kaiser Permanente (9 years), and Comcast (7 years), has positioned him as a highly skilled “hands-on” resource for organizations seeking a catalyst and architect for inspiration and improvement. Darren began his career as the “Go-To” culture builder for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts where he opened hotels in Dallas, Austin, and New York City. Throughout all Darren’s experiences, he has learned that great results only come through teams and individuals that are informed, engaged, recognized and inspired. He is highly effective at continuously driving and leveraging these four foundational elements.
Sarah Curtis, Vice President of Finance
Prior to joining The Yarrow Group, Sarah held various finance and accounting roles within Vail Resorts Management Company and Alterra Mountain Company. She spent several years in support of the robust hospitality and recreational operations of the Grand Teton Lodge Company prior to leading the FP&A teams of Park City Mountain in Utah and Crystal Mountain in Washington State. Sarah is skilled in financial modeling and analysis and is highly focused on the continuous improvement of processes and tools that support efficiency, accuracy, scalability and ultimately provide meaningful insight to drive thoughtful business decisions. Sarah holds a Finance degree from Central Michigan University as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from Washington State University.