Jag Garces, Director of Purchasing

Jag started his hospitality career as a bellman at Holiday Inn Resort in Tumon, Guam in 1999. He held various positions throughout his hospitality career as a guest service agent, front office manager, director of operations, and worked his way up as general manager since he joined Buffalo Lodging Associates in 2009. Jag has managed hotel brands in the Orlando and Northeast markets with IHG, Starwood, Marriott, Hilton, and Independent hotels with experience in new hotel opening, renovation, receivership, and brand conversion. Jag is now responsible for project management and purchasing in hotel renovations, new openings, and current hotel operations. Jag is a graduate of Valencia Community College and University of Phoenix, and has degrees in computer programming & analysis and networking & telecommunications.