Orange Lake Resorts Hires Mike Kiely as Vice President of Controls and Compliance

Holiday Inn Club Vacations

ORLANDO, FLA. (July 30, 2018) – Orange Lake Resorts, home to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand, has hired Mike Kiely as Vice President, Controls and Compliance. Kiely has 22 years of professional experience in the timeshare industry, recently serving as Senior Director of Controls and Compliance for Marriott Vacations Worldwide. He will work closely with Orange Lake Resorts Chief Financial Officer Sonya Dixon to establish and lead the internal audit function within the organization.


“We’re very pleased to welcome Mike to our team. His extensive background in the timeshare industry  and internal controls will expand our team’s expertise,” said Sonya Dixon, Chief Financial Officer for Orange Lake Resorts. “Our company is poised to grow quickly over the next few years. Mike’s objective insight will help guide us to improve processes throughout the organization as we continue to build one of the top timeshare companies in our industry.”


Kiely earned a PhD in accounting from Northcentral University, Masters of Business Administration from the University of Tampa and Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from State University of New York at Albany. He is a Florida-licensed CPA since 1994 and a member of several financial associations including the Institute of Internal Auditors and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He also holds several accounting and IT certifications. Kiely was an adjunct accounting professor at Valencia College for five years and is a former Board Member of the Orlando Area Rowing Association.




About Orange Lake Resorts

Orange Lake Resorts encompasses 26 resorts and 7,400 villas in the U.S., with more than 340,000 timeshare owners and 5,000+ employees.


Orange Lake Resorts, a leader within the vacation ownership industry with more than three decades of proven success, operates the Holiday Inn Club®. The Holiday Inn Club Vacations® brand was created in 2008 through a strategic alliance with IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies. The Holiday Inn Club Vacations flagship property in Orlando, Fla., located next to the Walt Disney World® Resort, was established in 1982 by Holiday Inn® founder Kemmons Wilson. The timeshare brand includes 26 resorts across 13 states. For more information on Holiday Inn Club Vacations or to book reservations, visit Find us on Facebook at or Twitter at


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Brian Martin                        

Orange Lake Resorts