Executive Team

Discover more about the people who nurture and tend this land, and how their own individual journeys intersected here at Southall.

Chef Tyler Brown

Tyler Brown

Tyler Brown understood early on how food and community intertwine, as his family always felt the evening meal was sacred time. It was at the dinner table where the personal exchange happened. That experience stayed with him as he looked toward his career.

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Craige Hoover

Craige Hoover

In a time when so much of our experiential world is virtual, Craige Hoover believes in creating physical interactions between people and places—creating the kinds of moments that define culture, that speak to the soul. In fact, he’s made a career of it.

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Ray Minias

Ray Minias

Ray Minias began his career bussing room service at the Windsor Court Hotel shortly after graduating from the University of New Orleans with a degree in hospitality management. Within months, he became the sommelier for the property. Four years later, he was tapped to direct the beverage program at the Palace Hotel in South Africa opened.

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