Company Information

The corporate team includes leaders in the functional areas of:

Owner & CEO Vince Bruner
Regional Director, Sales & Marketing Patti-Jean Demski
Accounting & Financial Controls  Eileen Christie


Vince Bruner, Owner & CEO
VB Hospitality Management currently owns and operates more hotel rooms than any single entity in the greater Fort Walton Beach/Destin area. Future plans include construction of a gulf front property on Okaloosa Island. Owned by PGB Partnership, a Vince Bruner development, it will be managed by VB Hospitality Management.


Patti-Jean Demski, Sales & Marketing
As a Senior Manager for VB Hospitality Management, Patti-Jean Demski performs a dual role.  As General Manager of the Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB, Patti manages the operations of a 92 unit limited service hotel, and at the corporate level as Regional Director, Sales & Marketing, she directs the Sales & Marketing Departments’ efforts of all VBHM properties. 
With twelve years of management experience in the hospitality industry, Patti has achieved a solid reputation for her expertise in hotel Operations, Sales & Marketing, and Banquet/F & B.  She has participated in the opening of two hotel properties, and her franchise experience includes America’s Best Franchising, Choice Hotels International, Wyndham, Intercontinental, and Marriott.
Patti has always been active in the community and is very proud of her awards, achievements, and affiliations.

  • Alachua County Hospitality Council-Secretary in 2002 & President in 2003
  • The Gainesville Sun Daily News Feature Article Work Life- April, 2003
  • Habitat For Humanity
  • li>2008 Employer of the Year 4th Place Winner-919th Maintenance Squadron, Duke Field
  • Platinum Level Guest Service Satisfaction, Fairfield Inn & Suites
  • Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Military  Affairs Committee
  • 2008 Magic General Manager Award
  • Wounded Warrior Project/Pennies For Push-Ups

Patti currently resides on the Emerald Coast of Florida and is pursuing her degree at Northwest Florida State College.


Eileen Arslan, Accounting & Financial Controls
Growing up in the northeast, Eileen had the opportunity to pursue a career in business and finance.  With eighteen years of experience, and two plus years as Comptroller for  VB Hospitality Management, she has taken on many responsibilities, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and Human Resources. Along with the added responsibility of managing the rental of six beach vacation properties, Eileen is also a Notary Public. 

Active in community affairs, Eileen is living on beautiful Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.  She enjoys spending time with her grandson Joshua, and her granddaughter Ariana.  Future plans include travel. 

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VB Hospitality Management
Corporate Offices / Water's Edge • 590 Santa Rosa Blvd. • Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 [ MAP ]
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