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Ella Kent

Rooms Director for Sea Island Resort
Ella Kent
Ella is a seasoned luxury hospitality professional with 20 years of experience in the luxury Forbes 5 Star, AAA Five Diamond market. Currently the Rooms Director for Sea Island Resort, she previously held the position of Spa, Fitness, and Tennis Director from 2014-2019. Prior to that she was the Executive Director for the Spas at Wynn and Encore Las Vegas from 2009 – 2013 where the Encore Spa received its Forbes 5 Star Award during its first year of operation. She started her career at the Broadmoor Hotel in 2000 as an hourly certified personal trainer and quickly rose to become Spa Director from 2002 – 2009 where the Spa at the Broadmoor was one of the first hotel spas to achieve the 5 Star award. Ella has also served for many years as a volunteer and mentor in the spa community to include 8 years on the Board of Directors for the International Spa Association, one year as treasurer, two as chairman, and three as immediate past chairman. She continues to serve on the ISPA Nominations Committee and was the 2020 recipient of the ISPA Dedicated Contributor Award.