Our Careers

Welcome to Pacific Hospitality Group, a management company committed to hiring exceptional team members, our #1 asset. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining superior talent at every level of the company. PHG is a dynamic and growing hospitality company looking for talented people to join our team.


Our Talent Acquisition Team 


Deena Arnold
Director of Talent Acquisition

Deena joined Pacific Hospitality Group in 2003 and has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry.  Deena began her hospitality career working as a Front Desk Clerk and worked her way up to General Manager.  Additionally, she has a wealth of experience and knowledge in running a call center, inventory management, training, and development.  She has obtained a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Chapman University.  Deena is passionate about attracting exceptional team members to join the PHG family.




Young Jean On, PHR
Talent Acquisition Manager

YJ is responsible for the recruitment of exempt sales positions for all of Pacific Hospitality Group's properties.  YJ joined The Meritage Resort and Spa as Human Resources Manager in 2011 and then transitioned into the Corporate Recruiter role in 2013.  Prior to joining the company, YJ was a Human Resources Administrator at Merrill Lynch. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration.  She is just as passionate about the hospitality industry as she is about human resources and feels fortunate to represent Pacific Hospitality Group.




Cherie Adams
Talent Acquisition Strategist

Cherie is responsible for the recruitment of the Management in Training program at Pacific Hospitality Group.  Cherie has extensive experience in Human Resources, Recruitment, Career Advising, and Career Coaching.  While working as a Career Advisor, she provided professional development with warmth and enthusiasm.  Cherie has obtained a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from California State University Fullerton.  Cherie is excited to assist individuals as they start their careers in the hospitality industry.


AC Hotel Irvine by Marriott is a 176-room lifestyle select-service hotel located in the Park Place Shopping Center 1.4 miles south of John Wayne Airport in Irvine, CA. At this property, you will be part of a team that values being proactive for a guest and giving them a memorable experience for every stay.

AC Hotel New Orleans Bourbon/French Quarter by Marriott is a 220 room lifestyle select-service hotel located 1.5 blocks from the intersection of Canal and Bourbon Streets in the heart of New Orleans.

AC Hotel Phoenix Tempe/Downtown by Marriott is a 159-room lifestyle select-service hotel located in the all-new 43-acre Hayden Ferry Lakeside Business Park alongside the Tempe Town Lake Salt River, less than five miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and walking distance to downtown Tempe, and steps away from Arizona State University and Sun Devil Stadium. 

Discover Spanish Colonial Warmth and Stunning Natural Beauty at Bacara, our luxury hotel in Santa Barbara. Nestled on the bluff and beaches of the Central California Coast between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains, Bacara offers comfortable luxury and incomparable natural beauty. Our Santa Barbara hotel features direct access to beautiful beaches, world-class golf and wine country.

"The Host of the Coast", at it has been known since 1948, has truly been a home away from home for our Members and their guests to enjoy in many different ways. From our spacious fitness facility, to the sparkling pools and safe haven of our private beach, World Class dining options, and so much more. Membership at The BBC is about a lifestyle that depicts the relaxed sophistication of Newport Beach, a respect for the rich tradition of The Clubs past, and a Family Friendly environment. The BBC is much more than a Membership, it is your avenue to create lifelong memories.

Legendary Service. Legendary Newport Beach. The only full-service waterfront hotel in Newport Beach, Balboa Bay Resort offers a sanctuary for health, relaxation, business, and leisure with our unparalleled services and amenities. Our soothing Newport Beach luxury hotel mirrors the casual but elegant lifestyle of our beachside community with warm hotel amenities, soothing spa treatments, stunning views, delectable dining, and plenty of recreational activities.

Browse through our resort highlights below and you’ll discover why Balboa Bay Resort is an iconic hotel in Newport Beach, CA.

Feel valued and cared for at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Irvine Spectrum, set in Irvine Spectrum Business Park, in the heart of Southern California’s technological coast. Neighboring Irvine Spectrum Entertainment Center, this hotel in Irvine, CA, is conveniently located seven miles south of John Wayne Orange County Airport, inside the San Diego (405), Golden State (5), and SH-133 Freeway triangle. Refresh on arrival with a comforting taste of home and enjoy a freshly baked, warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie. Unwind in a spacious Guest Room or upgrade to an Executive Room and benefit from exclusive access to the stylish Executive Lounge, offering complimentary buffet breakfast.

Book a room at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Santa Ana – Orange County Airport, where a friendly staff member is waiting to welcome you with a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie. Take advantage of the hotel business center, and stay connected with high-speed internet access and a spacious work desk in your guest room. Hold a meeting or event in one of five flexible event venues, and use the hotel A/V equipment rental service.

Discover Lavish Comfort & Soothing Amenities. At Estancia La Jolla Hotel and Spa, we blend charming influences with modern comforts, for a San Diego luxury hotel unlike any other. Feel the warmth within our AAA Four-Diamond Hotel in La Jolla, featuring 10-acres of beautiful rancho-style architecture, 210 elegantly appointed San Diego accommodations, and lush gardens amid Southern California’s temperate climate.

A Luxury Hotel on Kauai - Experience the sophisticated luxury oceanfront destination situated on world-famous Poipu Beach, on the sun-kissed south shore of the Hawaiian island of Kauai. Inspired by the spectacular sunsets, colorful native flowers and vibrant sea life of Kauai, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort captures the natural essence of luxury island adventure.

Newport Beach Country Club has a 60 year history in Orange County.  As host to the Toshiba Classic, a PGA Champions Tour event for over 15 years, the golf course has built a reputation for being one of the best golf courses in Orange County. Members and their guests will enjoy ocean and coastline views, through the wide expanses of glass, as well as experience the ambience of seamless indoor-outdoor areas, al fresco dining areas, along with fireplaces and fire pits for cooler evenings. The 4,000 -square-foot ballroom will feature 17-foot-high ceilings, accommodate up to 300 guests making it an excellent location for weddings and social events. The clubhouse will feature direct ocean views and the east, north, and west sides of the building will afford spectacular 180-degree golf-course vistas. 

Since 1987, Pacific Hospitality Group has maintained a strategic vision and strong core values as guiding principles for business success. With luxury hotel properties from Napa Valley to Southern California, PHG’s growing portfolio of hotel and resort investments reinforces the company’s cohesive vision and ensuing success.

In Spanish, paséa means to take a stroll, and combines the words “Pacific” and “sea,” evoking a slow and steady pace. The new hotel will be a modern oasis with an unrivaled sense of clean coastal style, while making guests feel comfortable with sand between their toes.  

The Busch Firm is a highly respected business, estate, and tax planning law firm. Founded in 1979, we have a long tradition of legal innovation. We are not your typical law firm, having earned a reputation as one of the most progressive and creative firms with regards to our planning and client services. 

Just like the wine that inspired its name, The Meritage Resort and Spa is the perfect blend of wine tasting, dining, spa, beautiful event spaces, romance and indulgence— all in one California Wine Country hotel. Unwind among the sun-drenched vineyards of our award-winning resort, offering world-class luxury in the heart of Napa Valley, California.

Nestled below our 7-acre Estate Vineyard at the Meritage Resort and Spa, the Trinitas Cellars Estate Cave provides an experience unlike any other tasting room in Napa Valley. Choose from a variety of options: wine and chocolate pairings, reserve flight wine tastings, or create your own custom flight in the beautiful setting of the cave. In season we also offer fun and educational vineyard tasting and educational tours. 

The Wyndham Anaheim Garden Grove is located just minutes from Disneyland® Park, Disney's California Adventure® Park, Downtown Disney® District, and the Anaheim Convention Center. Our sun-splashed resort in Anaheim is both the place to meet and the place to play!