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Brenda Mottola


Brenda has a 20 year history in sales and marketing. She first developed her sales skills while working in her family’s real estate business. She then went on to work for one of the most successful real estate groups in New England and won several awards which included being a multi-million dollar producer year after year.

Brenda resides in Westerly with her husband and their two boys. A proud member of the community, she serves as President of the local YMCA and heads several fundraising campaigns.


Jim Haugh


Jim Haugh is a seasoned veteran of the Food Service Industry with over 3 decades of experience and is proud to announce he has joined Watch Hill Hospitality, a division of the Watch Hill Group. Jim started his career in restaurant management, then quickly followed with positions at Edward Don, Metro Shelving and his own rep group. – Jim Haugh & Associates. Moving into the next phase of his career Jim Haugh & Associates has merged with Watch Hill Hospitality and now Jim is ready to “make it happen and have some fun” selling in the industry he loves.


Benjamin J. Murray

Resident Chef

Chef Ben Murray has joined the Watch Hill Group as our resident Chef. His passion for food began at an early age where he was inspired to earn a BS in Leadership with a concentration in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University. Ben served as Chef de Partie at Chewton Glen in Hampshire, UK. Chewton Glen is a proud member of Relais & Châteaux and one of the finest luxury hotels in the United Kingdom. He has since worked at some of New England's most prominent hotels and restaurants as well as alongside some of the most influential chefs in Southern New England where he learned to hone his skills by always striving for perfection.


Barry Goldemberg


Barry is an accomplished 20 year veteran of the Hospitality industry. As a Johnson and Wales University graduate, Barry has immeasurable experience in all facets of operations from chain restaurants through catering. Barry resides in the Boston area. He is most passionate about all things beverage related.


Luis Cuervo


Luis is the South American and Caribbean Market specialist for the Watch Hill Group. He is fluent in both English and Spanish. Luis has worked in many facets of the hospitality industry from being an International Hotel Supplies Manager to a Sales Manager for many US based companies. Please call or email Louis for any of your Watch Hill and Beelonia needs.