Sterling Resorts by Pacifica Companies announced this week that Chris Lamson would be taking over as Chief Executive Officer of the company effective July 24, 2017.
“Sterling Resorts is in a great position for Chris Lamson to become the next Chief Executive Officer. The company is thriving, and Chris is a strong leader.” Said Jim Olin, consultant and former owner of Sterling Resorts. “The rate of Sterling Resort’s growth combined with the level of experience Chris has as a leader will equal remarkable development for the company and the individual employees.”
Having spent 25 years in the US Marine Corps and retiring as a Colonel, Lamson comes to Sterling Resorts highly recommended with a solid background in leadership and growth. After retiring in 2009, Lamson continued his career as Director of Operations at Boumans & Associates where he led the organization to streamline operational processes, architected internal structures, developed formalized standards and created controls for five operating divisions.
From there he went on to be Technical Specialist at ICF International. At ICF International, Lamson was a task order manager for augmentation during the New Jersey Hurricane Sandy Recovery Project. He worked with New Jersey Department of Community Affairs to develop and staff a new division organized to implement the disaster recover block grant.
Lamson comes to Sterling Resorts from the International Safety Training Council where he was the President and the CEO of the company. There he perfected his ability to implement system improvements and cost saving changes in various departments while maintaining an excellent work environment and customer experience. He has a history of success in leading highly successful teams in a dynamic and fluid environment, while successfully implementing and managing change.
“I am honored to join Sterling Resort’s talented team,” said Lamson. “Sterling Resorts is the perfect blend of passionate guests and talented employees that have the momentum to keep this company growing. We will continue to add services for our guests, deepen our marketing presence and expand to new areas, but our mission to deliver vacation memories that last a lifetime will remain unchanged.”
Lamson is also the founder and CEO of Heroes Helping Heroes, an organization that is dedicated to supporting and assisting disabled veterans and their families in Southeast Texas.