First Class Service Hotel St. Francis Team

Meet our world-class Santa Fe Hotel Management Team

Our Hotel St. Francis hotel staff is committed to making sure your visit is as comfortable and as relaxing as possible. Our team members' careers in hotels represent years of exemplary service. Each member working at Heritage Hotels & Resorts' Hotel St. Francis brings unmatched expertise to our guests.

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Click on each Hotel St. Francis team member to learn more:
  • Abraham Juarez - Regional General Manager of Hotel St. Francis and Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe
  • David Stone - Regional Director of SpecialEvents
  • Alex Salinas - Manager of Operations for Hotel St. Francis and Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe
Abraham Juarez - Regional General Manager for Hotel St. Francis and Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe
Abraham Juarez as been a part of Heritage team since early 2014.  Abraham has spent over the last 18 years in the service industry. While fine tuning his bar tending & Mixology skills in Albuquerque he began managing some of the top bars and nightclubs in the city, and soon transitioned into fine dining.  After spending four years as the bar manager at one of the top restaurants in Nob Hill, he made the move to General Manager at another top restaurant in Old Town with a strong emphasis on spirits, mixology and wine. As part of the Heritage team, Juarez has worked through various markets throughout New Mexico, he has been a part of the transition teams for hotel acquisitions, most recently at El Monte Sagrado, in Taos.

David Stone - Regional Director of Special Events
David Stone, Regional Director of Special Events, devotes himself to creating unforgettable weddings and special events in Northern New Mexico, namely with Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Inn and Spa at Loretto and Hotel St. Francis in Santa Fe, and El Monte Sagrado in Taos. Stone brought his enthusiasm and fantastic reputation for coordinating stress-free events to Heritage Hotels & Resorts in 2017. Stone joined our team following 12 years as Director of Catering & Conference Services and Wedding Coordinator at La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa. His extensive hospitality experience also includes time as Director of Sales & Marketing at Hotel St. Francis, where he created numerous gala and benefit events. Stone also serves as the past chair and is a 10 year member of the Santa Fe Opera Business Council and is heavily involved in committees for the Aid & Comfort annual gala and Kentucky Derby Day Gala, both of which benefit the Southwest CARE Center.

Alex Salinas - Manager of Operations for Hotel St. Francis and Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe
As Manager of Operations, Alex Salinas oversees numerous aspects of the housekeeping, front desk, maintenance, and food and beverage teams at both Hotel St. Francis and Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe. Not only does he work to make each department more efficient, but he also strives to elevate each guest's experience through the guest host program. Salinas has spent the last 10 years in the hospitality and service industries, and joined the Heritage Hotels & Resorts team in 2015. With Heritage he has served as Director of Rooms at Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces where he managed the front office, housekeeping and maintenance departments, has worked at the Taos inn Palacio de Marquesa and helped developed standard operating procedures for all Heritage properties. Salinas is a proud Aggie and graduated from New Mexico State University in 2010 with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant Tourism Management. After graduation, he worked for the Doubletree Hotel Colorado Springs and the luxurious and historic Broadmoor Hotel.