Scott Gerber is the Principal and Chief Executive Officer of hospitality industry leader, Gerber Group. Setting out to provide an innovative nightlife experience, Gerber Group opened their first property, The Whiskey at the Paramount Hotel, in 1991. Soon after, Scott took the lead in forging a partnership with Starwood Hotels & Resorts to develop the W Hotel brand. The partnership is widely credited for changing the landscape of the nightlife industry by creating unique, innovative venues that have re-defined ‘hotel bar.’
Today, Gerber Group owns and operates bars and restaurants under such brands as Whiskey Blue, Irvington, Kingside, The Roof, Mr. Purple and The Campbell. Gerber Group continues to re-define the hospitality industry with innovative dining concepts and bars featuring renowned beverage programs accompanied by exceptional culinary talents.
Scott is widely viewed as a leading entrepreneur in the hospitality industry and has appeared on the popular Fox Business Network show “America’s Nightly Scoreboard,” CNBC’s “Squawk On The Street,” MSNBC’s “Your Business.” Scott has also been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Market Watch, Crain’s New York Business, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Hotel Business, Nightclub & Bar, and Bar Business Magazine, among others.