Meet the Sales Team

Jared Saft

Vice President

Jared Saft began his career at Westgate Resorts in 2006 and his role has greatly expanded since that time. He now oversees Westgate Hotel/Rental Sales & Marketing, Inventory Distribution & Yield Management, Internet Marketing, Reservations & Developer Services, Sales & Marketing Operations and State Regulation & Compliance. Jared also serves as an Adjunct Lecturer at the Rosen School of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida.


Sonya Pherai-Alvarez

National Director of Group & Leisure Sales

Sonya oversees our efforts in growing hotel sales from all group segments, as well as AAA and our travel agent program. A 20-year veteran of the industry, Sonya was most recently with Starwood Resorts and formerly with Interstate Hotel Group and Marriott Hotels.

Contact Information:
Phone: (407) 355-1562


Erin Wallace

Senior Sales Manager

Erin has been in the Hospitality Industry over 10 years in various aspects of the industry. She joined Westgate Resorts in September 2008, starting out at the Group Sales Corporate office in Orlando and now currently handles all markets at Westgate Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort. Erin has great relationships with all of her clients and has assisted in increasing revenue in all markets since joining the team at Myrtle Beach in 2012.

Contact Information:
Phone: (843) 448-4481, ext. 7900


Joseph Stepchew

Golf Sales Manager

A former golf club professional with more than 10 years in the hospitality industry, Joseph joined Westgate Myrtle Beach in 2011. As Golf Sales Manager, he brings a wealth of expertise in the golf business and can create the appropriate golf package for any group. Joseph's attention to detail and willingness to go the extra mile for his groups keeps golfers coming back year after year.