|Visit The Arrabelle at Vail Square in Vail, CO
This world-class hotel & spa features 62 distinctive guest rooms, over 25 one to six bedroom privately owned condominiums, a lavish 10,000-square-foot RockResorts Spa, and exceptional personalized services including concierge, ski valet and more.
|Visit The Lodge at Vail in Vail, CO
Nestled at the base of Vail Mountain, in the heart of the renowned Vail Village, The Lodge at Vail combines perfect location and fine service with the classic ambiance of this famous alpine-inspired hotel.
|Visit The Osprey at Beaver Creek in Beaver Creek, CO
Experience the supremely stylish side of Beaver Creek at The Osprey, a brand new slope-side RockResort boutique hotel where contemporary design comes together with luxurious comfort like never before. Elegant amenities. Exceptional service. A gourmet tapas bar and lounge. All closer to a ski lift than any other hotel in North America.
|Visit The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek, CO
Slopeside at Beaver Creek and situated amid a towering grove of aspen and pine, this luxurious yet intimate lodge affords ski-in/ski-out access, exceptional accommodations,a rich variety of amenities, and remarkable views throughout the year.
|Visit One Ski Hill Place in Breckenridge, Colorado
Featuring 88 ski-in/ski-out residences and an ideal on-mountain location in Breckenridge, Colorado - One Ski Hill Place, the one place where luxury living and perfect living connect.
|Visit Half Moon in Rose Hall, Jamaica
Half Moon, A RockResort, has been setting the standard for Caribbean luxury vacations for more than 50 years. Ideally located on Jamaica's northern coast, Half Moon's 400 acres feature beautifully landscaped gardens, charming whitewashed cottages and two miles of private white-sand beach.
The RockResorts executive team has extensive knowledge and experience in every phase of luxury hotel development – from finance to operations to project management. Learn more about some of our key development executives below, and feel free to contact us to discuss potential development opportunities.
James C. O'Donnell
Chief Operating Officer
James O’Donnell joined RockResorts and Vail Resorts Hospitality (VRH) in June 2002 as Director of Finance, and then served as Regional Director of Operations until early 2006. In his current role as Vice President of Lodging Development, O’Donnell oversees the acquisition of new management contracts and developments for RockResorts and VRH.
Before joining RockResorts, O’Donnell was an Assurance and Business Advisory Services Manager for Arthur Andersen LLP. He served in such capacity in Andersen’s Miami, Florida office from August 1993 to July 2000, and in Andersen’s Denver, Colorado office from July 2000 to June 2002. While at Andersen, O’Donnell specialized in the hospitality and real estate industries.
O'Donnell regularly speaks on industry expert panels at the American Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS), the NYU Lodging Conference and various other IMN sponsored conferences.
O’Donnell received his bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a specialization in accounting, from the University of Miami (Miami, FL) in 1993. He received his MBA from the University of Miami in 2000.
Trip Riggs was appointed the position of Corporate Director of Finance in 2012. He joined Vail Resorts Hospitality and RockResorts as the Director of Lodging Development in 2011. Mr. Riggs oversees the acquisition of new assets, developments and management contracts for Vail Resorts Hospitality and RockResorts throughout the United States and internationally.
Previously, Mr. Riggs worked for Stonebridge Companies, a Denver-based owner and operator of hotels, managing the acquisition of lodging assets and land. He also worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Hospitality and Leisure Practice. Mr. Riggs received his Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University, is a guest lecturer at the University of Denver’s school for Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management and sits on the Board of Trustees for Outward Bound Denver.
Jarvie Worcester was appointed the position of Director of Capitol Systems in 2012. Prior to that he served as the Corporate Director of Design and Planning for Rock Resorts since July of 2010. As the developer liaison for all Rock Resorts/Vail Resorts hospitality projects, Worcester assists with programming, design and the development of new resort properties. Worcester also serves as the point of contact to Vail Resorts Development Company (VRDC), assisting in the lodging development of their mountain resort properties.
Worcester joined the Rock Resorts/ Vail Resorts Hospitality team directly from Vail Resorts Development Company where he was the Director of Development. Completed projects under Worcester’s lead were The Chalets at the Lodge at Vail, The Rock Resorts Spa at the Lodge at Vail and The Vail Mountain Club, all located in Vail, CO along with the One Ski Hill Place project in Breckenridge, CO. Prior to joining Vail Resorts, Jarvie worked for a private real estate development company in San Diego, CA, Intracorp San Diego, where he held the positions of Financial Analyst and Project Manager.
Worcester received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, with a major in Finance, from the University of Arizona.
To learn more about other senior members of the RockResorts team, visit the RockResorts Executives page.