Corporate Director of Finance
Robert Haywood joined Paramount Hospitality Management™ in February of 2008 as Corporate Controller accumulating over 18-years’ experience in the hospitality industry. Mr. Haywood’s primary responsibility is to oversee all aspects of the company’s financial operations including: processing over $50 million in gross revenue annually, free of any major deficiencies, verified by third-party audits, all conducted in accordance with GAAP and Uniform System of Accounts (USALI) standards and with less than 1% in write-offs. He also oversees all Legal, PCI compliance, Insurance and Information Technology /Telecommunication matters for the company including all local, State and Federal licensing. He manages these operations in a centralized environment for all affiliated entities including: PHM, the resorts, resorts’ rental operations and the Homeowner’s Associations. His insightful ability in identifying opportunities to enhance efficiencies and related savings has consistently resulted in realizing or exceeding our financial expectations. As Area Director of Operations for Cypress Hotel Management, he supervised operational and financial performance for 6 hotels. His analytical skills and technical proficiency soon elevated him into the role of Controller for Cypress Hotel Management.
Robert continued to supervise the accounting departments and financials for multiple properties, including both traditional hotels and condo-hotels; consequently, Robert possesses vast experience with traditional hotels/ resorts, HOA and mixed-use, full-service property accounting practices and procedures.Robert received his formal education at Valdosta State Technical College in Georgia and Valencia College. He is also a licensed Community Association Manager in the State of Florida (CAM) and a member of Central Florida Hospitality Financial & Technology Professional (HFTP).