As a Principal of Calder Hospitality, Eric draws upon deep and broad experience and skills acquired from a lifelong pursuit of excellence in fine hotels and resorts.

Driving asset value at the 5-Star luxury level and developing private club membership programs is of particular interest.



Chief Operating Officer

During Calderon's tenure as Chief Operating Officer the company added six properties, including two Mobil 5 Star hotels and Michelin 1 Star restaurant. The company's market valuation increased three-fold during this period. Auberge Resorts operates iconic and luxurious hotels and resorts in the most sought-after beach, ski, and leisure destinations.

Hotel Jerome, Aspen

Auberge Residences at Element 52, Telluride

Malliouhana, Anguilla

Nanuku, Fiji

Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley

Calistoga Ranch, Napa Valley

Solage Calistoga, Calistoga

Esperanza, Cabo San Lucas

Hacienda Alta Gracia, Costa Rica


Ty WArner Hotels & Resorts

Chief Operating Officer

As the Chief Operating Officer of Ty Warner Hotels & Resorts, a collection of iconic branded luxury hotels, resorts, and golf clubs, Eric's responsibilities included asset management of hotel brands including Four Seasons and Rosewood, achieving the highest RevPAR and profit margins in their respective markets.

Las Ventanas al Paraiso, Cabo San Lucas

Kona Village Resort, Hawaii

Montecito Country Club, Montecito

Four Seasons, New York

Santa Barbara Biltmore, Santa Barbara

San Ysidro Ranch, Montecito



Vice President & General Manager

Eric served as founding General Manager of The Little Nell, spearheading the pre-opening branding, marketing, design, and operational execution of what quickly became one of the best-known luxury ski resorts in the world. During his tenure, the property achieved record RevPAR, occupancy levels and Mobil 5 Star recognition.

As Vice President and senior officer of the Aspen Skiing Company, Eric developed the Aspen Mountain Club, an exclusive mountain top membership club widely acclaimed as Aspen's ultimate private hideaway.  Eric also directed operations at the Snowmass Lodge & Club and the Aspen Institute's Meadows Conference Center.  

The Residences at Little Nell

The Aspen Mountain Club

The Little Nell

Snowmass Lodge & Club

The Aspen Meadows & Conference Center

PAST Board Affiliations

Relais & Chateaux National & International Boards

Aspen Community Foundation

Aspen Valley Medical Foundation