ABOUT

Scavone Consulting Group, based in San Pedro, Belize is an umbrella organization that brings together the best and brightest talents for the purpose of helping businesses of all types create value. SCG works to engage the various elements that comprise the business ecosystem; customers, guests, employees and stakeholders to help our clients find innovative and sustainable solutions.

Since its inception SCG has helped many local businesses and foreign investors realize their objectives by providing management and advisory services. Whether it is helping a new entrepreneur to prepare a winning business plan, help new investors to build a modern marketing team or lend operational management services to businesses and projects in transition, SCG has been there; ready with the tools and experience to get the job done. Now, taking it a step further, SCG will take on direct management of marketing efforts; providing clients with an outsourced service at an affordable cost.

Brilliance Belize  is a company that grew out of the real estate industry. After providing real estate buyers with ever increasing levels of service and support, it became clear that a need for a reliable, professional property and real estate service option was widespread and sustainable. Built on the belief that virtually every real estate investment is transitory Brilliance Belize expanded on the simple property management services, offered by many, to include development partnering, ongoing management to help direct and identify real estate opportunities and portfolio management.

Together; SCG and Brilliance form the perfect combination of services and expertise to new and existing businesses. A one stop shop where the businessperson or investor can get the help they need to go from real estate or business acquisition, with planning and modeling, through to setup and finally to team building and operations.

So, whether it is business development, strategic planning, building a technology road map to take you to the future, human resource planning, marketing, budgeting or business coaching, SCG / Brilliance is your number one resource.

Nicholas V. Scavone
Managing Partner

​Experience & History:

  • 35 + years in various segments of the hospitality industry with a range of management responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, the development and management of; hotels, restaurants, marinas, bars, nightclubs, diving operations and consulting companies.

  • International experience that extends to management positions in St. Thomas U.S.V.I., Belize and the Bahamas in addition to consultancy assignments and activities that have included Russia, Brazil, Barbados and many other Caribbean countries.

  • Qualified Information Technology consultant in the areas of Microsoft technologies, network design, strategic planning for the development and maintenance of enterprise wide information management infrastructure(s) and applications. Holder of MCSE, MCSA, MCP for Windows platforms. Projects have included work for YUM! Brands, Applebee’s, Pebble Beach Company, American Club (Kohler), The Island Hotel (Newport Beach), Sandy Lane (Barbados), Rosinter Group (Russia), Microsoft Corporation, Visa International, Subway (NAASF Group), IBM and others.

  • Experience in turnaround and take over situations, performing these activities as the corporate operations manager for Brookshire Hotels, a hotel management company specializing in RTC and distressed property asset management.

  • Experienced, articulate public speaker and lecturer having addressed conferences at trade shows, guest lecturer at Universities, client gatherings and Web seminars. Co-author of hospitality management text book on decision making and profit planning required text for Hospitality Accounting course at Florida international University. Associate professor of Hospitality Management and tourism for private university in Belize.

  • Broad knowledge of general business management and accounting. Former business owner, manager of small professional teams and large employee enterprises (350+), budget preparation and management experience with Profit and Loss responsibility.

  • Research Projects:

    • Microsoft Corp. – Study of server product use among hospitality industry vendor community worldwide

    • NEC – New product research into competing devices in hospitality industry

    • Irvine Company – Research into amenity and systems in use among ultra high end resorts and spas

    • Visa International – Study on use of handheld payment devices in the fast food industry

    • Belize Ministry of Natural Resources - Study undertaken under contract with UNDP for Data Sharing among ministry departments.