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Meet Our Team Of Hospitality Professionals

More than 15 years ago, White Elephant Resorts created what our company calls "Spirit". We incorporate this ethos into all facets of our company, from interviewing and hiring, orientation and training, to delivering the highest level of guest service. In November 2020, White Elephant Resorts was named among the Boston Globe's Top Places to Work for the seventh consecutive year. We believe that creating a nurturing work culture inspires people to be their best. And it shows in the attitude and dedication of our employees and our team spirit.
 
Read what our guests are saying about us here.

Spirit Circle

White Elephant Resorts is proud to recognize the "Spirit" of our employees who have been with the company for 20 or more years. Their dedication every day inspires others around them to strive and deliver the best possible guest experience. Enjoy reading their personal stories about the company and their love of the island.
Scott MacLennan

Scott MacLellan

Scott MacLellan believes that working with a great staff is important along with being able to meet the needs of our guests.  "If I am happy at my job, then the guests can tell and they are happy", says Scott.  Scott feels that Nantucket has a lot to offer, especially during the summer.  He likes traveling to places like Polpis Harbor and Madaket and beachcombing is a favorite thing of his to do.  Scott's family comes to visit their island property for July and August and he has a younger brother who lives and teaches school on the island.  The off season for Scott is very quiet and he says he watches too much TV!

 

Cislyn McInnis

Cislyn McInnis

Ceslyn's favorite thing about her job is working with individuals who are serious about their work and care about the company's progress. In addition, she appreciates the level of respect shown by individuals and the sense of belonging and purpose in this working community. Her favorite thing to do on the island is going to church and driving around to catch some of her favorite island scenery. Ceslyn lives on Nantucket with her husband and son. In the off season she loves to shop and visit with friends and family.
James Gibbs

James Gibbs

James likes to meet, greet and take care of the guests at The Wauwinet; he loves interacting with his long-time return guests. He even sees some of the same guests on Nantucket during his winter job in Utah, where he enjoys skiing and playing with his dogs. James loves to paint and cook - especially Caribbean dishes and curry goat.
Miguel Sandoval

Miguel Sandoval

Miguel loves the variation of one day to the next at Brant Point Grill. "Every day is different and brings new challenges." Miguel's wife and two daughters live on Nantucket as well as his mother. His daughter Amanda is the Communications Manager at Nantucket Boat Basin. Miguel spends his free time working in his yard, and in the off season loves to cook at home, travel and work on house projects.
Rebecca Hudson

Rebecca Hudson

Rebecca loves the working environment at White Elephant Resorts, the support and energy of co-workers, and helping guests to create memories on Nantucket. She enjoys sharing her love of Nantucket with everyone who asks about White Elephant Resorts. In her free time, Rebecca likes to attend theatre performances and events on Nantucket and going to the beaches with her husband and children, Charlotte and Kramer. For Rebecca, the off season is for seeing extended family in Maryland every December, leading a Brownie Troop, and supporting her daughter in her theatrical and dance endeavors. She treasures every minute by making time for herself and her family.
Rob McMullen

Rob McMullen

Rob loves interacting with the guests aboard the Wauwinet Lady. He likes chatting with the passengers and sharing facts and stories about Nantucket. He even keeps a collection of interesting "show and tell" items, such as maps, arrowheads and old photographs and brochures, and uses them to illustrate the conversations. Every day is busy, but in the evenings, Rob enjoys reading aboard his sailboat, Snowy Egret. Rob has family in Chatham, only 20 miles away, and his parents are frequent visitors to Nantucket. Many White Elephant Resorts employees and managers know them well! In the off season, Rob is always in Chatham for the holidays. After that, he travels, especially to Florida and The Bahamas.
Maggie Eddy

Maggie Eddy

Maggie takes pride in the responsibility involved in accounting and loves interacting with the many employees at White Elephant Resorts. She says one her favorite things about her job is "the appreciation you can feel from everyone you work with." Maggie's favorite thing to do on Nantucket is to enjoy free time with her daughter. In the winter months she makes plans to travel and visit family.
Christina Martin

Christina Martin

Christina loves that every day brings something different at Nantucket Boat Basin. Dealing with boat owners and crews is great because boaters take time to really enjoy life on the water. She enjoys interacting with her team and says that the Boat Basin's fantastic employees keep her feeling young! An office with the absolute best view in the world - no matter what time of year- is another perk of working at Nantucket Boat Basin. In her free time Christina heads to Dionis Beach with her husband and two children, Claire and Bill - swimming, collecting shells, and watching the beautiful sunset. Then on to dinner at Millie's on the west end of the island. During the winter months she spends time travelling and visiting family in South Florida.
Ginna Bretschneider

Ginna Bretschneider

Ginna loves working for White Elephant Resorts' Engineering Department. The variety of every day keeps life interesting; no two days are ever alike in Engineering! Her favorite thing to do on Nantucket is to window shop during the summer months, and walk the quiet beaches or hidden trails in the off season. Ginna has close family on Nantucket - two sisters, a brother and two nephews. Ginna also enjoys visiting with family off Nantucket Island during the winter months.
Kelly Flynn Bartlett

Kelly Flynn Bartlett

Kelly loves many aspects of her job, including meeting new staff, training staff on our quality culture, and seeing new trainees give guests the best guest experience possible. She also loves meeting and talking to guests about their Nantucket experiences. When not at work, Kelly enjoys spending quality time with her son and her husband, Dave Bartlett. Though Kelly has no other immediate family on Nantucket, her husband's family, the Bartlett's all live on island. In the off season, Kelly loves vacationing to Key West with her son and husband and visiting family off island.
Sally Remick

Sally Remick

Sally loves to meet and work with people from all over the world through her position in Human Resources. She loves that the job is always different, changing every day and season. "It keeps it very interesting," Sally notes. In her free time, Sally likes to spend time with family, explore Nantucket, and relax on the beach. Sally is surrounded by family on the island, including her husband, two amazing children, and close relatives. In the off season, Sally enjoys movie nights by the fire with her family, watching her children's sports games, reading, cooking, and traveling.
Nathan Palmer

Nathan Palmer

Nathan loves the work environment with White Elephant Resorts, that includes everything from the management, staff, guests, to job benefits and the work itself. When not working, in true Nantucket spirit, Nathan enjoys relaxing out on the water. Although, Nathan has no relatives that live on island, he has found a welcoming Nantucket family of locals and co-workers. In the off season, he enjoys vacationing off-island and catching up on his favorite TV shows.
Happy Cleveton

Cleveton "Happy" Slater

Happy loves that he can make decisions independently about the work he does with the support of his manager and coworkers.  He loves the team he has worked with for so many years in our Laundry department.  His favorite pastime on the island is to go fishing and to meet new people from different cultures.  Happy does not have any immediate family on the island but he is surrounded by many long term friends.  In the off season, he works at other resorts in other areas of the country such as Utah and Florida. 

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Desmond Williams

Desmond Williams loves that in his job as a Bellman and Driver for our company, he is able to converse with guests from all over the world.  In his free time, Desmond likes to ride his bike on the many bike paths the island has to offer.  Desmond has family on the island and in the off season likes to spend his time traveling. 

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Aphneil Whyte

Aphneil Whyte feels that the comfortable environment of his job is especially enjoyable.  He likes being able to give good service to his guests.  He enjoys his coworkers and says they are like family to him.  Aphneil lives year round on the island with his family and enjoys fishing.  In the off season, he likes relaxing and enjoys traveling in New England. 

Ramon Welch

Ramon Welch

Ramon Welch loves everything about his job!  He loves the opportunity to be able to service repeat customers year after year along with the comradery he has with his coworkers.  Being in the food and beverage industry, he enjoys the opportunity he is given to become educated about food and wine.   Ramon lives year round on the island with his family and in his little amount of time off, enjoys fishing.  In the off season, he enjoys game nights with the kids and going out to dinner.

Aoife Owens

Aoife Owens

Aoife enjoys all aspects of handling the sales and marketing for White Elephant Resorts. Based in Boston, Aoife is frequently seen on island working at the properties, seeing her friends there and enjoying what Nantucket has to offer. She definitely has the best of both worlds! A native of Ireland, Aoife likes to travel, read and enjoy the great outdoors, 
Tania Jones

Tania Jones

Tania says one of her favorite things about her job is meeting and working with people from different countries.   She also enjoys seeing new island visitors, be it colleagues or guests, get captivated by the charm of Nantucket, just as she did many years ago.   While Tania does not have any relatives on Nantucket, she considers herself very lucky to be able to count some close friends, who live here, as her island family.   Her favorite thing to do on Nantucket is hang at the beach with friends anytime, a thick foggy day can be just as fun as the perfect beach day!   In the winter months Tania always uses some of her down time to visit her family in New Zealand, many of which still live in the area she grew up in.

 

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