John Rucci co-founded and co-heads MSD Hospitality, the hospitality operations and assest management wing of MSD Capital L.P.-- Real Estate. Significant assets include the Four Seasons Hualalai, Four Seasons Maui, Hualalai Resort, and the Fairmont Miramar and Bungalows. Additional third party consulting includes the Four Seasons Oahu at Ko Olina. Prior to joining MSD, John was with the Peninsula Bevery Hills for 15 years and Four Seasons from 1989-1992. John is on the Board of Advisors at The Collins College of Hospitality Management at Cal Poly Pomona and an active member of Rotary International.
John has a BS in Hotal Administration from the University of Nevada , Las Vegas and an EMBA from the Peter Drucker Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University. Advanced studies also include Cornell University's Hotel School and UCLA's Anderson School Executive Program.