Dorothy Robert’s current position is vice president of hotel operations & Development for Oxford Hospitality USA located in Jericho.
Dorothy grew up on Long Island in Dix Hills. After graduating from college with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, she moved to Washington, D.C.
Her established career in Hospitality began when Hilton Corporation recruited Dorothy. As her career grew, she was promoted to Director of Sales & Marketing, Regional Director and VP of Operations along with other executive roles.
She earned top awards for her achievements in the Business and Hospitality industry. Dorothy has been formally trained in Hilton IHG, Hyatt and Marriott corporate programs.
Dorothy gained insight and expertise into all areas of Hospitality by also directing operations and sales departments in various venues and hotel types. Her leadership skills and team building abilities have brought her portfolio to exceed high revenue goals.
Dorothy made the decision to move back to Long Island to bring her business and hospitality experience to the Long Island market.
Dorothy also worked in finance at Capital One.
Dorothy has over 25 years of hospitality and business background encompassing various locations.
She attends many forums and meetings related to economic development, tourism and labor issues affecting Long Island.
She currently works with investor groups and hotel companies in developing new hotels, financial analysis, asset management, and market research. She represents investors and principals in all facets of the hotel industry.
Dorothy has received numerous awards for outstanding performance, community volunteerism and Top Business Women and Power Women recognitions.
Dorothy has given much of her time as a volunteer and mentor.
Dorothy has been elected 3 separate times to the Sachem Board of Education and served as Vice President. She works with the Sachem Audit Committee to meet with independent auditors to monitor finances and procedures of a 350 million dollar budget.
Dorothy is also a member of the Sachem Legislative Committee and Budget Advisory committee.
Dorothy has been working with Long Island school districts and colleges to implement Hospitality courses in the high schools and have students attain credits for college. Dorothy works with young professionals to assist in job placement and assisting with their career path. She also volunteers for Launchpad for Hospitality.
Dorothy was appointed as president of the Long Island Hospitality Association. She was also appointed to the Board of Directors for Discover Long Island.
Her passion for hospitality and Long Island motivates her to regularly attend and participate in events or organizations tgst help to make Long Island a better place.
Dorothy is married for over 25 years and has 4 children.