The Resort Collection of Panama City Beach Welcomes Tara Wilder

New Director of Finance Joins the Company

August 12, 2010

Panama City Beach, Fla.  - The Resort Collection of Panama City Beach announced the hire of Tara Wilder as its new director of finance. Wilder will be responsible for the oversight of the accounting department, financial statement preparation for multiple companies, and direction of budgets and cost control.

"Tara's experience in finance will be a great addition to our team," said Tom Sparks, General Manager of The Resort Collection. "Her attention to detail and proficiency as a leader will ensure our growth as we move toward future endeavors."

Wilder attended Arkansas State University studying accounting and business administration. With over 15 years of accounting and finance experience, Wilder's most recent employment was with Emerald Waste Services, where she was the senior staff accountant and support services manager. Originally from Arkansas, Wilder earned nearly eight years of experience in the hospitality industry while working with Marriott Resorts.

"I am excited for the opportunity to work with an outstanding organization like The Resort Collection," Wilder said. "I look forward to adding my experience to the talented team The Resort Collection has developed over the years."

About The Resort Collection of Panama City Beach
The Resort Collection of Panama City Beach includes the family-friendly Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort, the intimate Majestic Beach Resort, the new luxuriously appointed Emerald Beach Resort, the relaxing Long Beach Resort, the exclusive En Soleil, and the distinctive Marina Landing-all properties managed by The Edgewater Beach Resort Management, Inc. They boast more than 1,000 full-service gulf-front suites and golf villas, 90,000 square feet of combined indoor and outdoor meeting space, 6 Plexicushion tennis courts, an outdoor basketball court, batting cages, 21 luxurious pools, a 9-hole executive golf course and 27 holes of championship golf at the Hombre Golf Club on Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast. For information on The Resort Collection of Panama City Beach, call 866.203.1164 or visit


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