Darleen is an accomplished senior executive with an exemplary record of leading purchasing for multi-million dollar companies with an emphasis on food and beverage, commodities, goods, and services. Darleen is acknowledged for driving bottom line results for clients by producing multi-million dollar cost reductions throughout her entire career.
Her ability to identify areas of deficiency and implement innovative solutions is one of the many skills she brings to the table. As a negotiations expert in the hospitality industry, Darleen has saved her employers and their clients more than one billion dollars in the last fifteen years.
Prior to this role, Ghirardi was corporate Vice President of Purchasing for Fontainebleau in both Las Vegas and Miami from 2005-2009.
She and her husband, Richard, live in Henderson, Nv., with their puppy, Bogie.