Mill Town Appoint COO and President of Bousquet

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mill Town announced Tuesday  that it has hired Dennis Robinson as the Company's Chief Operating Officer and President of Bousquet Enterprises, a group of recreational and hospitality businesses based on the Berkshires.
 
Beginning immediately, Robinson will be responsible for the management, operations, and financial performance of the company's operating business portfolio. He will also oversee major capital projects related to these sites which includes:
  • Bousquet Mountain Ski Area
  • Bousquet Sport (formerly Berkshire West Athletic Club)
  • The Camp by Bousquet (formerly the Lakeside Christian Camp)
  • The Gateways Inn
  • Mission Bar & Tapas
Robinson brings over three decades of management experience to the team. Following an MBA from Harvard Business School, he spent nine years with the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority, the ownership entity of the Meadowlands and MetLife Stadium. From 1999-2007, he was the Sr. VP of Business Operations for the National Basketball Association in New York. Upon returning to the New Jersey Sports & Expo Authority in 2008, he led facility management of Giants Stadium, Meadowlands Racetrack, Monmouth Park Racetrack, and the IZOD Center. More recently, Robinson held leadership roles at Formula 1 and was the Chief of Staff and Acting Secretary of State for the State of New Jersey from 2015-2017.
 
Robinson has an undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University where he was a varsity football player; a Master of Science in Sport Management from UMASS Amherst; and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
 
Mill Town acquired the three Bousquet properties, along with the Gateways Inn, in 2020 with plans to upgrade the facilities while providing a broader set of recreational and lodging offerings to guests. The goal for the three Bousquet properties is to create a linked hub for recreation, food & beverage, events, lodging, and youth activities under the umbrella organization, Bousquet Enterprises.

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