Welcome to the latest feature in our Hospitality Leadership series! Today we feature Steve Miano, who has been Chief Financial Officer at Sonesta since 2016. During that time, Sonesta has seen tremendous growth, and Steve has been responsible for developing and leading a team of talented finance professionals to support that growth.
As Chief Financial Officer, Steve leads financial planning and analysis, strategic planning and risk management, oversees accounting operations, internal controls, and manages the treasury, cash flow and working capital of the company. His financial expertise and insights have been crucial to the growth of the organization.
Steve was also a driving force behind the creation of Sonesta’s Shared Services Office in Orlando, Florida, which opened in June 2021. The office, with approximately 100 team members on site, is key to Sonesta’s continued growth.
A certified public accountant. Steve also has a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University and a Master’s degree in Accounting and Information Systems from The University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to joining Sonesta, he had 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including roles as Chief Financial Officer at Commune Hotels + Resorts, and Vice President, Finance at Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. In addition to serving as Sonesta’s Chief Financial Officer, he is also the Vice President, Accounting, at The RMR Group.
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