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Management Team

Michael J. Dal Pos, CFA

Chief Executive Officer

Michael received a Bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Finance and went on to receive his Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute. Before joining Mirbeau, Michael worked at Twin Lakes Total Return Partners, a high yield bond hedge fund based out of Chicago as a Financial Analyst and Trader. While at Twin Lakes, he analyzed hundreds of businesses in a wide variety of industries. 

Jonathan T. Dal Pos, Esq.

Partner, General Counsel

From a young age Jonathan gained hands on hospitality experience, working in all departments of the Mirbeau Inn & Spa Skaneateles property throughout his high school years. Jonathan went on to receive his Bachelor’s degree from Miami University of Ohio, and then continued his education at Albany Law School. He earned his Juris Doctor degree and received certification as a licensed attorney in the State of New York. After gaining valuable experience with a major commercial real estate development and management firm, Jonathan joined the company in 2014. His efforts are focused on legal matters, property design and development, and marketing, branding and public relations. 

Stephanie J. Hemsworth

Chief Financial Officer

Stephanie joined the Mirbeau team as our Director of Finance in May 2016, overseeing the accounting operations of all Mirbeau properties.  She earned her CPA license in 1988 and spent several years in public accounting, working for one of the largest national accounting firms based in New York City.  For almost a decade prior to joining Mirbeau, she served as the Corporate Controller for a Boston-based international investment firm, Overland Capital Group, Inc.

Catherine Dower Sinclair 

Vice President of Spa Operations

Catherine joined Mirbeau Inn & Spa in 2010 as Sales Manager and was promoted to Business Development and Sales Manager in 2011. She was promoted to Resort Manager and Spa Director in 2013 and later to Vice President of Spa Operations in 2018. Catherine brings over 12 years of hospitality experience across all departments of 4 and 5 star luxury resorts. Prior to joining the Mirbeau Inn & Spa team, Sinclair served as Sales Manager at The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa located in Avon, Colo. A New York native, Sinclair is a graduate of the University of Colorado and now resides in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. with her husband and two young sons. 

Kiley Aubin

Director of Revenue Management and Call Center Operations

Kiley Aubin began her career in hospitality with Mirbeau Inn & Spa in 2003 working at the Hotel Front desk of the Skaneateles property. It was here that she gained invaluable experience in all points of the resort and discovered a true passion for the Industry. Kiley was promoted to reservations manager, overseeing the reservations team and grew her position to include revenue management before joining  MHS as Director of Revenue Management and Call Center Operations for all Mirbeau properties.  Kiley has a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Ithaca College.

Danielle E. Nighelli 

Director of Human Resources 

Danielle joined the Mirbeau team in August 2016 as an HR Consultant. She was later promoted to the Director of Human Resources in May 2017. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Westfield State University. Prior to Mirbeau, Danielle gained invaluable knowledge in Hospitality and Human Resources as a Field Human Resources Manager for the Friendly’s Ice Cream Corporation for 10 years. Danielle’s goal is to support the entire operation in meeting its goals through its most valuable resource – its people.

Development Team

Gary Dower


For several decades Gary Dower has been a visionary and executor, developing hospitality and commercial projects across the Eastern United States. He has led the successful development, financing, ownership and management of more than six-million square feet of commercial real estate and is a principal partner with The Pyramid Companies, the largest developer of regional enclosed mall shopping centers in the Northeast. His expertise in creating a quality brand and seeing a project from infancy to completion is what has made Mirbeau Inn and Spa what it is today.

Linda Dower


Linda Dower's designs boast a sense of sleek sophistication and warmth all at once. She has been instrumental in creating the Mirbeau brand, seeing the process through from research to concept development. She manages all aspects of interior design for Mirbeau Inn & Spa projects. Prior to her work with Mirbeau she made her mark as an interior design consultant in Rochester, New York. She has a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Syracuse University.

Operations Team

Beckie Hidy

Reservations Supervisor

Beckie received a Bachelor’s degree from Niagara University in Travel & Tourism.  Before she worked for Mirbeau she traveled the United States working in the tourism industry for companies such as Glacier National Park and Reserve America.  She has worked for Mirbeau since January of 2001, 8 months after the property opened.  Her positions have varied from dining to retail internet sales and today is the Supervisor for their Call Center.  

Stefanie Traynor

Creative Coordinator and Marketing Manager at Spa Mirbeau Crossgates

Stefanie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design at SUNY Oswego, and joined the Mirbeau team as the Creative Coordinator in March of 2015. Over the years, she has made our creative visions come to life while designing and marketing for the Mirbeau Inn & Spa brand.

Molly Natali-McKenna

Retail Buyer

The newest member of the MHS team, Molly joined the company in February 2017.  She graduated Wheaton College, and went onto the Macy’ buying program where she bought Cosmetics and Fragrances for Macy’s East. She most recently left Focus Merchandising as Sr. Director of Sales where she rebranded Fortune 500 Companies.  Molly’s focus will be on Retail Buying, and branding of Mirbeau Hotel and Spa. 

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