Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Names Ron Hardin Director of Information Technology

Miramar Beach, Fla (February 4, 2019) – Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort today announced that Ron Hardin, CHTP has joined its team as Director of Information Technology. In his new role, Hardin will be responsible for overseeing and improving all aspects of the resort’s current and future technology needs.

“Ron brings over 30 years of experience in hospitality IT,” stated Pete Reed, Vice President of Finance, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. “His expertise in technology deployment, management, security, and support specifically in the hospitality industry will lend itself to leading and improving all facets of Sandestin’s current and future technology needs.”

Hardin joins Sandestin with extensive knowledge of the information technology sector specific to hospitality companies. Prior to Sandestin, he served as Vice President of Technology for Davidson Hotels & Resorts overseeing all aspects of property and corporate technology and as Senior Systems Analyst for Planet Hollywood International developing custom systems integration and reporting applications. Additionally, Hardin has served as a Professional Services Consultant for MICROS Systems, Inc., Product Manager of computer-based systems for ServiSystems America and Hotel Systems Manager for ITT-Sheraton. He is an active member of Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals having served on the International Board of Directors. A Certified Hospitality Technology Professional, Hardin received a bachelor’s degree in hotel administration from Cornell University.

About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, named the #1 Resort on Florida’s Emerald Coast, offers 65,000 square feet of function space from the gulf to the bay. The resort’s 32,000-squarefoot Baytowne Conference Center includes the largest ballroom on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast with 13,500- square-feet. The newly renovated 15,000 square-foot Linkside Conference Center includes a 12,600-square-foot exhibit hall, two bayside conference rooms and four boardrooms. In 2018, Sandestin broke ground on the Sandestin Hotel and Conference Center, a 250-room full-service hotel and conference center located adjacent to the Baytowne Conference Center featuring 20,000+ square feet of meeting space and a 13,000-square foot ballroom. Additionally, Osprey Pointe at Sandestin has begun construction and will be the newest neighborhood of luxury condos in Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

All venues are supported by Sandestin’s on-site team of award-winning professional sales, conference services and culinary staff experts. As a member of Visit South Walton and Visit Florida, the resort features more than seven miles of beaches and pristine bayfront, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 113-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a charming pedestrian village with events, shopping, dining and nightlife.

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