Mikolaichik brings more than 25 years of global financial and strategic planning experience to the leading vacation ownership company
SEPT. 18, 2018 (LAS VEGAS, Nev.) – Diamond Resorts®, a global leader in the hospitality, vacation ownership and entertainment industries, announced today that Jim Mikolaichik has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer.
Having most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hilton Grand Vacations, Mikolaichik has extensive experience in all aspects of financial business strategy, including financial planning, budgeting, financial services, sales and marketing management, resort operations, corporate HOA accounting and corporate development. In his previous role, Mikolaichik led all finance-related matters in the successful tax-free spin of Hilton Grand Vacations. He also led the acquisition of Elara in Las Vegas.
Prior to that role, Mikolaichik served as Chief Financial Officer of Manning & Napier, Inc., where he was responsible for all aspects of strategic and financial planning. He has also held positions with Old Mutual Asset Management and Deloitte.
“As we continue to position Diamond Resorts as a leader in the vacation ownership industry and look to drive long-term growth, we want to ensure that our leaders are well-positioned to apply their expertise and strengths,” said Michael Flaskey, Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Resorts. “Jim’s finance expertise outside of our industry and vacation ownership experience, coupled with the support and skillset of his senior management team, will ensure us a clear path to continued further growth.”
“Diamond Resorts has the right people and assets for a future of unparalleled growth,” said Mikolaichik. “I am very excited to be part of it as I have watched this company lead the industry in innovation and experiential marketing and sales. I look forward to bringing my years of financial leadership experience to Diamond Resorts.”
Previous Chief Financial Officer, Peter Crage, has announced that he is retiring. The company is thankful for his term and wishes him the best in his retirement.
To learn more about Diamond Resorts, visit DiamondResorts.com.
About Diamond Resorts
Diamond Resorts offers destinations, events and experiences to help members make a habit of breaking from the routine. From unforgettable getaways to exclusive concert series to VIP receptions and dinners, members turn to Diamond to recharge, reconnect and remind each other what matters most. Our focus on quality resorts, customer service and flexibility means members can return to a favorite resort, book a cruise to explore new countries or attend a once-in-a-lifetime event with the same level of confidence and anticipation. With access to a world of entertainment and activities, a Diamond membership ensures that people are always looking forward to vacation.