Tuckey Devlin, President

 
lifestyle left4Tuckey Devlin leads the company's growth and development programming. He is a seasoned real estate and business development professional with over 28 years of experience in all aspects of the industries, including development, project and property management, finance, sales and leasing, food and beverage operations, tax planning, accounting and syndication. Since 1983, Mr. Devlin has been a principal in numerous real property businesses, including a Texas real estate management and syndication firm, two national apartment housing redevelopment companies and an international services company providing a wide array of real estate and financial services now supporting the development of Hemingway Hotel and Resorts projects.
 

As a principal or owner’s representative, Mr. Devlin has executed various real estate projects totaling over $350,000,000 and has been responsible for the management and profitability of a diverse real estate portfolio in excess of $1 billion in five states. Mr. Devlin is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Finance and Real Estate.

 

Tuckey Devlin, President

 
Tuckey Devlin leads the company's growth and development programming. He is a seasoned real estate and business development professional with over 28 years of experience in all aspects of the industries, including development, project and property management, finance, sales and leasing, food and beverage operations, tax planning, accounting and syndication. Since 1983, Mr. Devlin has been a principal in numerous real property businesses, including a Texas real estate management and syndication firm, two national apartment housing redevelopment companies and an international services company providing a wide array of real estate and financial services now supporting the development of Hemingway Hotel and Resorts projects.
 

As a principal or owner’s representative, Mr. Devlin has executed various real estate projects totaling over $350,000,000 and has been responsible for the management and profitability of a diverse real estate portfolio in excess of $1 billion in five states. Mr. Devlin is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Finance and Real Estate.

 

Michael Register, Vice President of Development / Partner

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Michael Register is the VP of Business Development for Hemingway Hotels and Resorts and Trust Hospitality Worldwide as well as Legal Counsel. Michael is responsible for international and domestic business development and legal matters. In addition, Michael works with several investment partners to identify and source existing and new build hotel properties for acquisition or development, with a focus on emerging markets. Previously, Michael was in charge of business development and legal matters for Nikki Beach worldwide. At Nikki Beach, Michael was responsible for sourcing over 20 new hotel and other F&B development projects around the world. Prior to working in the hospitality industry, Michael was the co-founder of a successful software company that was sold to a publicly traded Swiss company. Previously he practiced international corporate and business law, including two years at the Pinheiro Neto Law Firm in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Michael received his J.D. from Cornell Law School where he was a member of the Cornell Law Review and his B.A., magna cum laude, in Latin American Studies from Vanderbilt University. Michael is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish.
 

Michael Register, Vice President of Development / Partner

 
Michael Register is the VP of Business Development for Hemingway Hotels and Resorts and Trust Hospitality Worldwide as well as Legal Counsel. Michael is responsible for international and domestic business development and legal matters. In addition, Michael works with several investment partners to identify and source existing and new build hotel properties for acquisition or development, with a focus on emerging markets. Previously, Michael was in charge of business development and legal matters for Nikki Beach worldwide. At Nikki Beach, Michael was responsible for sourcing over 20 new hotel and other F&B development projects around the world. Prior to working in the hospitality industry, Michael was the co-founder of a successful software company that was sold to a publicly traded Swiss company. Previously he practiced international corporate and business law, including two years at the Pinheiro Neto Law Firm in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Michael received his J.D. from Cornell Law School where he was a member of the Cornell Law Review and his B.A., magna cum laude, in Latin American Studies from Vanderbilt University. Michael is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish.
 

Matthew Weld, Chairman

 
septa2Matthew Weld is a lawyer and businessman who created the Hemingway Hotel concept. A graduate of Harvard and Columbia Law School, he began his career as an associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York engaging in corporate and securities law, including initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital transactions. He then left the practice of law to engage in real estate development in New York and elsewhere and in new venture development. He cofounded and became chairman of Northeast Networks, which built a fiber optic telecommunications network in Westchester County, New York, which was sold to a national carrier. Mr. Weld’s experience in architecture, travel, literature, and new corporate ventures led to the successful development of the Hemingway Hotels and Resorts concept.

Matthew Weld, Chairman

 
Matthew Weld is a lawyer and businessman who created the Hemingway Hotel concept. A graduate of Harvard and Columbia Law School, he began his career as an associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York engaging in corporate and securities law, including initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital transactions. He then left the practice of law to engage in real estate development in New York and elsewhere and in new venture development. He cofounded and became chairman of Northeast Networks, which built a fiber optic telecommunications network in Westchester County, New York, which was sold to a national carrier. Mr. Weld’s experience in architecture, travel, literature, and new corporate ventures led to the successful development of the Hemingway Hotels and Resorts concept.

Richard Millard, Co-Chairman

 
Left Team 1Richard was born in London and at the age of 17 emigrated to the United States. Shortly after arriving in New York he began his career in hospitality, first as a mail and information clerk on the night shift at the Hilton Hotel in Mid-Town. Over the years, Richard worked his way through the ranks of the industry, beginning as a bellman and car park attendant in a Key Biscayne hotel and elevating himself to the lead position of General Manager of a 1000+ room Hyatt. In 1984, Richard began working at Trust Hospitality (then called “Tecton Hospitality”). Throughout the next decade, under Richard’s leadership, Trust Hospitality successfully managed over 150 hotels as work-outs for the federal government and private banks. In 1995, Richard became the majority shareholder and President. In 2004, Richard launched the boutique division of Trust Hospitality and in 2008 formed Trust Hospitality International (formerly Desires Hotels International) in partnership with Michael Register. In 2010, Richard merged Trust Hospitality with Ocean Blue Hospitality and has partnered with Hemingway Hotels and Resorts. Today, as Co-Chairman, Millard focuses on strategic issues including financing the company’s growth plan and developing further strategic partnerships. The company continues to concentrate on resort and urban projects throughout the World.

Richard Millard, Co-Chairman

 
Richard was born in London and at the age of 17 emigrated to the United States. Shortly after arriving in New York he began his career in hospitality, first as a mail and information clerk on the night shift at the Hilton Hotel in Mid-Town. Over the years, Richard worked his way through the ranks of the industry, beginning as a bellman and car park attendant in a Key Biscayne hotel and elevating himself to the lead position of General Manager of a 1000+ room Hyatt. In 1984, Richard began working at Trust Hospitality (then called “Tecton Hospitality”). Throughout the next decade, under Richard’s leadership, Trust Hospitality successfully managed over 150 hotels as work-outs for the federal government and private banks. In 1995, Richard became the majority shareholder and President. In 2004, Richard launched the boutique division of Trust Hospitality and in 2008 formed Trust Hospitality International (formerly Desires Hotels International) in partnership with Michael Register. In 2010, Richard merged Trust Hospitality with Ocean Blue Hospitality and has partnered with Hemingway Hotels and Resorts. Today, as Co-Chairman, Millard focuses on strategic issues including financing the company’s growth plan and developing further strategic partnerships. The company continues to concentrate on resort and urban projects throughout the World.