Vice President, New Business Development
After launching his career in the travel and hospitality industry working for high-end brands including the Ritz Carlton, New York and the Peninsula Hotel, New York, Johnny DeBrito joined the Portfolio Marketing Group (PMGroup) in November 2014 as a Vice President with portfolio responsibility for new business development and special events.
A rising star in the travel and hospitality industry, during his tenure at the PM Group, DeBrito has utilized his expertise for raising awareness for the client’s product. His ability to guide clients on the deliverables for a quality customer experience has yielded impressive returns on their investment. In this capacity his work includes the launch of The Polo Bar Ralph Lauren: New York, which is Ralph Lauren’s first New York City-restaurant and the flagship of his restaurant brand; The New York Edition: which is a 5-star luxury hotel in the fashionable New York city Flatiron district, Petrossian Boutique: New York, NY, the posh art deco venue serving caviar and champagne and award winning Kimberly Boutique hotel, New York city.
DeBrito’s day to day responsibilities at the PM Group include building relationships with media and development of affiliate marketing programs, as well as working on new business opportunities.
A graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Isenberg School of Management, with a BBA in Hospitality Management, DeBrito is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.