Since 2012, Roger Amidon has been the General Manager of Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa, where he is responsible for the operation of Palm Beach County’s only AAA Four-Diamond all-suite beachfront hotel. In 2014, Amidon was named General Manager of the Year for its Eastern Region Full-Service Hotels/Resorts, and under his expert leadership, Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island was named one of Marriott International’s Full-Service Hotels of the Year. Additionally, he was recognized by FRLA in 2015 as Hotel General Manager of the Year.
Amidon has worked in the hospitality sector since 1983. Joining Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island marked his return to the Marriott brand after serving three years as Executive Director of the Tourist Development Council of Palm Beach County. Prior to leading the Tourist Development Council, Amidon served Marriott in roles including Area General Manager for Marriott Palm Beach Gardens, Boca Raton Renaissance and Fort Lauderdale Marriott North. His regional tenure included General Manager positions for the Delray Beach Marriott and Sheraton at CityPlace.
Amidon provides leadership in a variety of industry and community organizations. Current and past positions include: Chairman of Discover the Palm Beaches; President of the Palm Beach County Hotel & Lodging Association; President of FRLA’s Palm Beach Chapter and board memberships with FRLA State Board, Singer Island Civic Association and Loggerhead Marine Life Center, Riviera Beach Business Council, Coalitions to Senior Leaders and Interns, SunFest, South Florida Fair and Palm Beach Gardens High School Five Star Magnet Advisory Council.
When not working or volunteering, Amidon enjoys golf, fishing, travel with his family and indulging in his passion for classic cars. Amidon and his wife, Tina, have two children and reside in Jupiter.