Speaker: Tricia Taylor ’95, Senior Vice President and General Manager
One of America’s legendary oceanfront resort destinations, The Breakers was founded in 1896 by industrialist Henry Flagler on the shores of Palm Beach – a unique location that inspired the resort’s name. This 538-room hotel, modeled after the Villa Medici in Rome, re-invests an unparalleled minimum of $30 million each year in the property’s capital improvements and ongoing revitalization to ensure that it continues to captivate its guests.
Today, the story of The Breakers continues under the leadership of Ms. Tricia Taylor, Senior Vice President and General Manager, holding fast to the ideals that put it on the map 121 years ago —gracious service and unforgettable seaside glamour—but also embracing the new. In a modern world that is more interconnected than ever before, The Breakers remains fully committed to serving its community, exercising social responsibility to the environment, and ensuring high team member satisfaction and quality of life.
Ms. Taylor is a proud alumna of the School of Hotel Administration, Class of 1995.