Matt Schulenburg served a dual role at the G Hospitality, combining his love of the dining room with his passion for mentorship by taking on the role of Talent and Development Manager in 2016. For the 2016 and 2017 summer seasons he was the General Manager of Garde East, and now serves as the Director of Operations for the restaurant group. The New York native began his career in the South by achieving five coveted stars from Mobile Travel Guide in 2007 as well as critical praise including Esquire Magazine’s best new restaurant accolade during his tenure at The Georgian Room at the Cloister Hotel in Sea Island, Georgia. When hired in 2015 by the Ocean House in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, the hotel received critical acclaim including 5 stars from Forbes Travel Guide as well as the AAA five Diamond Award, and Food & Wine, Conde Nast Traveler, among others.
Director of Sales and Events, Rebecca Miller
Rebecca Miller is an established event specialist, with more than 10 years of extensive experience managing, planning and catering weddings, corporate events, large banquet services and intimate social gatherings. Miller was previously general manager and director of catering for The Regatta Place and corporate events manager at OceanCliff Hotel – both located in Newport. While working at The Regatta Place, Miller was instrumental in earning the venue the Wedding Wire’s Couples Choice Award for four consecutive years. In 2013, she was a 2013 recipient of the Stars of the Industry “Emerging Leader” award from the Rhode Island Hospitality Association.
Director of Marketing and Communications, Brendan Chipley Roane
Raised in Westchester County, New York, Roane relocated to Providence, RI in 2005 where has spent over a decade honing his skills and gained expertise in areas of the hospitality industry including: restaurant management, hospitality marketing, and event production. Roane has held management positions at well-known Providence establishments including the award-winning Gracie’s, The Dean Hotel, and Local 121.
Still remaining involved with event planning and production throughout Providence, Roane is credited in his involvement on past events including: The Providence Food & Wine Festival, Eat Drink RI Festival, 2015 Mayoral Inauguration, RI Pride Fest, and events for private clients. Roane continues to work on special projects with FirstWorks, a performing arts non-profit, and creative founder of PVDFest, where he currently serves as the festival’s Director of Beverage Operations.
Roane joined G Hospitality in the fall of 2016 as Manager of the Rooftop at the Providence G before assuming his current role as Marketing Manager for G Hospitality. As the marketing manager, Roane is responsible for all restaurant marketing strategies and marketing communications activities for the company’s restaurants.
He currently serves on the board of directors for Options, a LGTBQ non-profit in Rhode Island.