Robert is the founder of RockStar Hospitality Group, a parent company of Rock-Star Hotels, and serves as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He started the Boca Raton, Florida-based company in 2012 and brings more than 30 years of experience in general management, operations oversight and leadership to the position.
Robert founded RockStar Hospitality Group with the vision of creating an untraditional hospitality company specializing in operations, management and property development, and positioned the forward-thinking company as the non-hotel, hotel group. Under his direction, RockStar Hospitality Group is able to be bullish in the hospitality market, which is evident in the hotels they select to join their portfolio. Robert’s keen knowledge of the industry, avant-garde tactics and strategic business acumen has paved the way for the growth and profitability of RockStar Hospitality Group.
Prior to starting Rockstar Hospitality Group, Santucci started his hospitality career with the New York Marriott Marquis in 1986 and was part of the Sales and Marketing team responsible for the development of the International market. Throughout the years he held various positions with Omni Hotels and Resorts, The St Moritz Hotel NYC, Westmont Hospitality Group and Sheraton.
Robert majored in Business Administration at Bernard Baruch College, City University New York and also studied at the University of Paris at Sorbonne.