Wild Dunes Resort appoints Terri A. Haack as managing director

May 15, 2024

Wild Dunes Resort, a Destination by Hyatt located on Isle of Palms, is pleased to announce Terri A. Haack as its managing director. Haack returns to Wild Dunes Resort after 17 years, bringing extensive expertise and remarkable achievements to the hospitality industry, poised to seamlessly assume her new position.

“Terri’s experience and impact extends beyond the hospitality industry and her proven track record of leadership and innovation makes her an invaluable addition to our team,” said Mark Pardue, senior vice president, field operations, Americas at Hyatt Hotels Corporation. “We are thrilled to welcome her back and are excited about the fresh perspective and strategic direction she will bring to the resort.”

Previously, Haack served as the senior vice president of Lowe Corporate Headquarters in Los Angeles, where her contributions were instrumental in the success of Lowe and CoralTree Hospitality, particularly at Lowe’s Terranea Resort, where she served as President, overseeing its development into one of America’s premier resorts. Prior to her role at Terranea, she served as Executive Vice President and Managing Director at Wild Dunes Resort.

In addition to her impressive professional achievements, she is an active leader in various industry and community organizations. She currently serves on the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) board and has been recognized as the first woman to receive the “Resort Executive of the Year” by AHLA and the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI).

Terri’s commitment to community engagement is equally commendable, as evidenced by her involvement in organizations such as AHLEF Educational Foundation Scholarship Committee, Habitat For Humanity as well as her leadership roles in associations such as the California Hotel & Lodging Association (CHLA), and more.

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About Wild Dunes Resort

Located 30 minutes from the charm and grace of historic downtown Charleston, Wild Dunes Resort occupies 1,600 acres of oceanfront paradise along the Atlantic shores offering various accommodations including the Sweetgrass Inn to the AAA Four-Diamond rated Boardwalk Inn and the Residences at Sweetgrass providing private condos and luxury home vacation rentals. With 36 holes of Tom Fazio-designed championship golf year-round, nationally ranked tennis, bike rentals, spa services, an on-site art gallery, resort pools and plenty of waterfront restaurant options, Wild Dunes is ideal retreat for families, couples, and more – offering a little something for everyone.

 About Destination by Hyatt

The Destination by Hyatt brand is a diverse collection of independent hotels, resorts and residences that are individual at heart yet connected by a commitment to embody the true spirit of each location. Ranging from upper-upscale to luxury, each property is purposefully crafted to be a place of immersive discoveries, authentic design, and warm and welcoming service. As an honored host, each Destination by Hyatt hotel connects guests to both people and place—offering a sense of belonging that invites all to make our destination yours. For more information, visit destinationhotels.com. Follow Destination by Hyatt on Instagram: @destinationhotels, Twitter: @Destination, and Facebook: Destination Hotels.