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Here at the Villas of Grand Cypress, our number one priority is to meet your needs and ensure that your meeting or event is one that is unmatched.  With over 150 years of combined experience, our sales staff has the knowledge and professionalism on what it takes to provide you the best service and experience possible.  Please let one of us know how we may assist you with your next meeting or event.

To contact our Sales Department, please call 407-239-1915 or click here to email us.

Director of Sales and Marketing for Orlando resort.

John Annicchiarico, Director of Sales & Marketing

John Annicchiarico leads the Sales and Marketing efforts of the Villas of Grand Cypress. The resort offers world class amenities including forty five holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed golf and the largest most luxurious guest accommodations in Orlando. The perfect home away from home for a family vacation or the best kept secret for group meetings and events.

Contact Information: 407.239.1923, jannicchiarico@grandcypress.com

Associate Director of Sales at Orlando resort.

 Heather Buss, Associate Director of Sales Villas of Grand Cypress

Heather Buss is a seasoned expert in the luxury hotel marketplace.  While her 15 year career has moved her from coast to coast she loves calling Florida home, and she truly enjoys the abundant activities available in Orlando.   “I love the “City Beautiful” and I am thrilled to be able to sell not only the destination, but also the Villas of Grand Cypress,” says Heather.  “Grand Cypress is truly a sanctuary in the heart of Orlando.”

Heather graduated from DePauw University with a Bachelor of Science, Communications.  She loves to spend her spare time with family & friends.  

Contact Information: 407.239.1982, hbuss@grandcypress.com

National Sales Manager at resort in Orlando.

Paul Perrino, National Sales Manager

Paul Perrino’s experience in selling the top luxury hotels in Orlando, planning transportation and creative events for the largest destination management company in Florida, and serving as a Director of Sales within the largest audio visual company in the world provides meeting and event planners a rare professional who understands their meeting service needs from top to bottom.  Paul’s primary passion is with luxury hotels.  “After 16 years in this industry I still get immense joy in selling a top-notch hotel product such as the Villas of Grand Cypress,” says Paul.  “I take great pride in being able to show planners the best sleeping room and meeting space product in Orlando, and to have it supported by an incredible service-oriented staff in a gorgeous resort setting is an amazing honor.”

Paul traveled the world as an Army brat before settling in Orlando and graduating from the University of Florida with a degree in Journalism and Public Relations.  He loves to spend his spare time with his two kids at the beaches of Florida.  

Contact Information: 407.239.1930, pperrino@grandcypress.com

Orlando sales team member, Dan

Dan Sullivan, National Sales Manager

Dan Sullivan joined the Villas of Grand Cypress team in 2015 with over 15 years of Group Sales experience selling other top resorts in the Orlando area. His strong corporate and incentive meetings background makes him a perfect fit here at the Villas of Grand Cypress as he handles the Southeast market. He is thrilled to be here and looks forward to showing his clients why we are the #1 Resort in Orlando according to TripAdvisor. 

Dan grew up on Long Island and graduated from Concord University in West Virginia. He has lived in Orlando for the past 15 years with his wife and two daughters. 

Contact Information: 407.239.1934, dsullivan@grandcypress.com

Renee, Orlando sales manager

Renee Goergen, Golf Sales Manager

Renee joined the Villas of Grand Cypress in 2011. She spent the previous five years as Golf Sales Manager at PGA National Resort and Spa. This is also where she began her passion for playing golf.   
 
Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, she received her Bachelor of Science in Tourism and Recreation Management with a concentration in Tourism Marketing, Sports and Recreation Management from Niagara University in NY. A big sports fanatic, especially for Buffalo teams, she also worked as a game day promoter for Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, FL.

Contact Information: 407.239.1952rgoergen@grandcypress.com