Leslie Shammas

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vice president, design & development
Canyon Ranch

With 30 years dedicated to the hospitality architectural design industry, Leslie Shammas joined Canyon Ranch® as Vice President, Design & Development.

Canyon Ranch has been a trailblazer; an industry-leading proponent of the wellness lifestyle since 1979, operating the world’s most celebrated collection of life-enhancement properties, holistic living, & brand extensions.

She brings to her role, expertise in hotel & resort design, spa design, and resort residential design along with her passion for travel.

Shammas began her career with Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo and continued to be a Senior Associate/ Spa Studio Manager.

For Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, as Director, Design & Construction, she supported new developments and major renovations. Shammas continued with Fairmont Raffles Hotels International as Executive Director, Design & Construction Americas, where she provided guidance during design & construction phases.

Leslie graduated from California Polytechnic University with a Bachelor of Architecture and has a CAB Architects License.

LIVING WELL: HEALTH, FITNESS AND WELLNESS FROM HOTELS TO COWORKING SPACES