Rosen Hotels & Resorts Honors Associates for Outstanding Service

The Annual Golden Pillar Awards recognizes associates company-wide for routinely exceeding expectations and elevating Rosen Hotels & Resorts

Orlando, FL (March 7, 2024) – Rosen Hotels & Resorts proudly announced its associates honored this year at the company’s annual Golden Pillar Awards. Each year, a select few are recognized for their exemplary service representing each of the company’s seven properties and central offices. The celebration, held this year at the Rosen Plaza Hotel, is widely recognized as the company’s “Oscar” awards, complete with a red carpet and an evening of food and fun. With the company celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the ceremony also celebrated decades of making a difference throughout Central Florida and beyond.

The Golden Pillar process begins with associates nominating their co-workers. Then, leaders at the individual properties and offices gather to evaluate the nominees and determine who will be recognized as this year’s Golden Pillar Award winner. Also presented, the newly named Harris Rosen Leadership Award, in honor of President and Chief Operating Officer Harris Rosen. It recognizes associates at the manager level or above for their outstanding achievements. Associates making an impact in specialized areas like the environment, fitness and community service were also recognized.

This year’s Golden Pillar Award winners are:

Rosen Inn International – Akiko Okamoto
Rosen Inn – Ylsa Leyva
Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando – Michael Rozier Jr.
Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista – Guirlaine Dimanche
Rosen Plaza Hotel – Toi Rucker
Rosen Centre Hotel – Robert Sterits
Rosen Shingle Creek – Diana Castellanos
Central Offices – David Wood

Harris Rosen Leadership Award – Adrienne Lee
Harris Rosen Leadership Award – Kim Carson

Community Hero of the Year – Daun Yearwood, Central Offices
Environmental Steward – Rachel Greer, Central Offices
W.O.W Fitness Champion – Wayne Carter, Rosen Inn International
The Game Changer – Raul Santiago, Rosen Shingle Creek

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