Mike Flaskey is chief executive officer of Diamond Resorts International, a global vacation ownership company. Mike has over 20 years of senior leadership experience in public and privately-held, growth-oriented companies within the hospitality industry. Throughout Mr. Flaskey's tenure at Diamond, the company has achieved unprecedented growth both organically and through strategic acquisition integration, as he has shifted the traditional timeshare marketing and sales model to a hospitality-infused process that includes a high-touch upstream engagement stance, providing guests with a service-first approach. Prior to Diamond, Mr. Flaskey held senior executive roles with Starwood Vacation Ownership and Fairfield Resorts (now Wyndham Vacation Ownership). Mike is founder and executive director of the Diamond Resorts Invitational, a nationally-televised, PGA Champions Tour-sanctioned professional-celebrity golf tournament. The tournament has a strong philanthropic arm and has raised millions of dollars for Florida Hospital for Children.