The Team

Like any successful business, you are only as good as the people that you depend on every day. We are fortunate that we have attracted and retained some of the best, brightest and most fun talent in the industry to make up our world-class team.

Ruth Herdan

Our Executive Retreat Ambassador, Chef and Concierge

Ruth leads the team at The Retreat, and just like other members of the team wears many hats. She never knows what might come up each day, but she is always on her game to make sure that every guest has the most amazing experience that will exceed all their expectations.

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Sarah Collier

Our Experience/Wellness Coordinator

LMT #69203, RYT200

Born and raised in Connecticut, Sarah graduated from The Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 2009. She enjoyed a fulfilling career working in the rehabilitative settings of Bristol Hospital and ESPN. When she decided to finish her bachelor’s degree in psychology, she did so online taking advantage of the mobile career possibilities her licensure in massage offered by traveling from one luxury hotel to the next. Her journey eventually landed her at Hawks Cay Resort in Duck Key, Florida Keys where she served as their lead therapist and trainer. Shortly after starting her new position, she met her husband and ended her travels, making the Keys her home.

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Traci Driscoll

Our Assistant Property Manager, Experience Coordinator

Traci wears many hats at The Retreat. What we love most about having Traci on our team is she is truly one of those people that loves helping others. No matter what Ruth, another team member or a guest might need assistance on, Traci is right there to jump in and help however she can. Traci also is one of our top servers for most meals catered at The Retreat. Also, worth mentioning, she is a whiz at cracking those delicious stone crab claws that we all love to dine on while down here in The Keys.

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Mike Tiziani

Our Boat Captain

Mike, or Tiz as we all like to call him, has been in and on the water, since before he could walk. He is from the Florida Keys, but grew up on the Space Coast and spent most summers back in the Keys with his grandparents.

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