Dave Sekeres who currently resides in Whitewater, WI has been a resident of Walworth County for many years. He has been the General Manager of Lake Lawn Resort, one of the largest resorts in the state, since 2011. With over 25 years of hospitality experience, including that from other resorts & hotels through several management companies, he was responsible for the reopening, redeveloping, and reimaging of Lake Lawn Resort. Additionally, he also holds the Secretary position for the board of directors of the Lodges of Lake Lawn Resort Condominiums.
Locally, Dave has been on the board of directors for the Delavan-Delavan Lake Area Chamber of Commerce since 2011 and currently holds the Officer position of Vice-President. He is involved in many local community events including the development of the Sky Circus on Ice Winter Festival in Delavan, for which he is the chairperson. Dave is also the chairperson for the city of Delavan’s Tourism Commission, established in 2016. He is an Executive Committee Board Member of Visit Lake Geneva and currently 2nd Vice-Chairperson for the organization, as well as on the board of directors for the Walworth County Visitors Bureau.
On the state level he is a director for the Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association Board. Nationally, Dave is a previous award recipient from the American Hotel & Lodging Association and on behalf of the Association spoke on Capitol Hill with various advocacy topics facing the hotel industry.
Previously, Dave taught various hospitality classes at Gateway Technical College in Elkhorn, WI as an adjunct professor, and currently is committee chair for the school’s Hospitality Management Advisory Committee. He was a high school graduate of Burlington Wisconsin High School and attended the University of Wisconsin Parkside for Business Management.