Dana Neil USVI Sales Manager and Brand Ambassador
Dana grew up in New Jersey, went to college at Clemson in South Carolina and as a child traveled to the Caribbean which inspired a life-long love affair for island life and hospitality. She moved to St. John, USVI in 2002 and continues to build her life with her husband Troy and two kids, Tucker and Harper. Dana has been a part of Cruz Bay Watersports since 2003 and is experienced a wide variety of positions including Sales, Crew, Captain, Property Manager, Logistics, Training and Private Charter Coordinator. She has worn many hats for RED Hospitality but finds that being cross-trained in all departments has only continued to benefit the organization and her clients with her wide-ranging local knowledge of watersports, destination management and hospitality expectations. St. John is a fun place to raise kids, time off is spent with her family adventuring on and under the water. Dana is looking forward to all the exciting additions of working with this growing company!
With over 20 years of experience in Human Resources and Operations in non-profit, private, state and U.S.V.I local government, Wendy leads the Human Resources Department for RED Hospitality & Leisure. She joined the RED team in 2022, as their Regional Director of Human Resources overseeing all their locations: U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), Turks & Caicos, Florida and Hawaii. She has lived for over 14 years in the USVI. She has dedicated herself to taking care of RED’s most valuable assets – their people! Her continuous goal is creating a robust culture that promotes business growth, cultivates customer loyalty and motivates employees to realize their full potential and bring their best to the job. When she is not working, you can usually find Wendy at a beach, traveling, or spending time with her family. She loves to cook and bake sweet treats! A fun fact about Wendy is she can probably quote and/or sing any Disney movie created!
Audrey K. Penn Senior Sales Manager Destination Services at Frenchman's Reef
Audrey was born in Tortola, BVI and was raised on St. John, USVI. She comes from a big local family in the territory spanning from the US and into the BVI with over 25 aunts and uncles locally. Audrey has been working for CBW and RED since 2014 and has been an asset from the beginning. Her local knowledge and experience is unparalleled. When not at work, Audrey loves to cook, is a self proclaimed foodie who enjoys trying new restaurant locations and learning about new places to share with her guests and clients. Her other favorite pastime is traveling. Fun fact about Audrey: She has dual citizenship, born in Tortola in the BVI and grew up on St.John. Audrey is excited about the incredible growth and expansion ahead for RED!
Jim grew up in Cape Cod, MA and developed a love of sailing at early age thanks to his Dad. Jim spent many years as a teacher and then as a sailing coach. His exceptional experience working with all ages has positioned Jim to meld well into the Watersports industry with Cruz Bay Watersports. He and his wife Bonnie moved to St. Thomas in 2017 and has been with RED ever since. Jim says the people and the sense of community in the islands is pure magic and he’s lucky to spend everyday playing with boats, on the water, at the beach and where never snows. A fun fact about Jim is he has never had a job where he was required to wear pants. He is looking forward to all the exciting things happening in the RED world!
Logan Rose Assistant Property Operations Manager
Logan grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina and has family spread as far away as Alaska. Logan joined the RED Team in the early spring of 2023 and chose this position to discover a new adventure, culture, and lifestyle. He looks forward to learning and growing with RED. Logan’s favorite thing outside of work is to discover good food spots, especially when traveling to new places football and singing. Logan looks forward to his continued growth and exposure in the world of hospitality and watersports.
Ilena grew up in Ohio and after vacationing in the Virgin Islands a few years ago, decided to move there officially in 2022. She worked on cruise ships for 5 years and her love of hospitality and her exceptional customer service has positively impacted every person she comes in contact with. Ilena has worked with RED for over a year, specifically at The Ritz-Carlton in St. Thomas. When she is not at work she is playing with her puppy Pablo and spending lots of time on the beautiful beaches of the Virgin Islands. Ilena is delighted to continue her work with the elevated guest experiences she cultivates in her day to day with RED.
Angela Rene-Cazubon Watersports Manager, Cruz Bay Watersports Westin, St. John.
Angela was born and raised in Soufriere, St. Lucia and currently resides in St. John US Virgin Islands with her husband and two children. Angela first partnered with Cruz Bay Watersports as a concierge from Caneel Bay Resort being the lead seller for the sunset sail provided by Cruz Bay Watersports. January 2019, she started full-time with Cruz Bay Watersports at the Westin, St. John location and has grown into her leadership position with grace. Angela is proud to call St. John home, "this island is diverse and rich in culture, the beaches are my happy place." When she is not creating memorable guest experiences, she loves spending time with her family and enjoying the beaches, baking, and trying new dishes.