Gregg Anderson

Gregg Anderson is a principal of GAnderson Global, a resort and hospitality entity that advises companies with respect to brand strategy and marketing. He has a celebrated 40-year history of hospitality, resort real estate, and theme park experience and has overseen the growth of attractions, ski, golf, and shared ownership resort developments in the US, Japan, and India.

In 2020, Anderson retired as Brand President of Wyndham Hotels’ first luxury offering, Registry Collection Hotels & Resorts. From 2018-2020, he helped develop the brand and ready it for launch while continuing his role at sister company Wyndham Destinations, where from 2007-2020, he was Global Vice President of The Registry Collection membership and exchange program, the luxury division of what is now Travel & Leisure Group’s RCI portfolio. With TRC offices in six international locations and 200+ resorts servicing 50,000+ member families, he traveled extensively, working with developers, affiliates, business partners, and members to create a successful, truly global travel program.

Anderson’s experience also included serving as Executive Vice President of Pinehurst Resort and Senior Vice President of Pinehurst’s parent company, Club Corp Resorts. In these roles, he leveraged the success of the 1999 US Open Golf Championship into significant growth at Pinehurst and other Club Corp resort properties. A member of the 2005 US Open Golf Championship Host Committee, he was and continues to be a golf ambassador.

Anderson started his career as brand leader at the Walt Disney Company in both the US and Japan, overseeing the launch of WDW hotel projects, including The Grand Floridian, as well as WDW Retail, Dining, and Entertainment projects, including Pleasure Island and Downtown Disney (now Disney Springs) and Cirque du Soleil. As an ex-pat for Walt Disney Attractions Japan, he was brand liaison to the owners and operators of Tokyo Disney Resort, the Oriental Land Company.

For Florida State University, he is Chair of the University’s Cetamura Archaeological Excavations in Italy and Inauguration of the “Museo Civico alle Origini del Chianti” (Civic Museum at the Origins of Chianti) located outside of Florence, which houses the dig’s significant discoveries.

He is an avid extreme backpacker, listing recent hikes on Iceland’s Langavegur Trail and Chile’s 19,000-foot Saircabur Volcano in the Atacama Desert as two of his most memorable.

Gregg lives in Windermere, Florida, with his wife, Shawn, and is currently the Chair of his town’s Long Range Planning Board. He is President of the Rotary Club of Windermere.

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