Gallery of Winners

 

Jan Boger
CEO/Founder 

By way of New York City, Jan was blessed to work over 27 years in the Music Industry with some of the best known celebrities of recent times. In addition to music, she has an extensive background in Business Management, Property Management, Hospitality and Real Estate. Since 2006 Jan has dedicated herself to the business of caring for individuals through accredited, Vimex Vacation Rentals, its property owners, clients and like family team members. 

Guidar Rivera
COO - General Manager

Guidar is a Systems Engineer with extensive organizational knowledge and supervisory experience in several industries including the Lodging Industry, government institutions and the music industry where he worked with the Xalapa Orchesta. He enjoys extreme sports of all types especially water sports activities, video gaming and is a loving family man with a young son Jorge, who is the joy of his life.

Giorgio Zirbini
Real Estate

Giorgio was born in a favorite city of historians, vacationers and wine lovers, Bardalino, Italy. With experience in the lodging industry for numerous years in several countries, such as Switzerland and Italy; Giorgio moved to New York City and then to Baltimore, Maryland where he obtained his Bachelors in Psychology specializing in Chemical dependency at Coppin State University. Initiated his Real Estate career and obtained his Real Estate license with Weichert Real Estate in 2000. He grew a portfolio of three family properties of which were sold in 2005, when he took the decision to move to Tulum, Mexico where he found the Mexican economy and new opportunities of real estate development exciting. When not attending to clients, Giorgio enjoys international travel, Italian soccer, good food and his favorite sidekick Kiko, his Yorkshire terrier.

Sylvia Rojo
Real Estate Sales Manager 

Sylvia is an expert in various aspects of the Travel Industry with several years of experience in business management, office operations and procedures, reservations and customer service. Sylvia holds a degree from Uniglobal in Condominium Building Administration, where she was named first in her class. She excels in all that she does with charm and grace, complementing companies such as American Express, Apple Vacations, American Airlines and more recently obtained her certification in Real Estate through the accredited AMPI Association (Asociacion Mexicana de Profesional Immobiliarios). Sylvia, has been affiliated with Vimex from its beginnings. 

Diego Lebrija
Reservations

Born in the metropolis of Mexico City, Diego graduated with a Bachelor degree in Hotel Management from the University of Quintana Roo. Passionate about customer Service, he decided that his professional career had to be dedicated to assisting travelers and introducing them to the Mexican Caribbean paradise he loves. His hopes are that every guest, would come to enjoy and love the region as much as he. Diego later moved to the neighboring City of Mérida, where he worked in one of the largest hotels, overseeing the reservations department.Two years later Diego returned to Playa del Carmen where he enjoys attending to clients and takes every happy client as a personal goal achieved.

Loris Marciano
Maintenance

Born and raised in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, as a child Loris grew up making his own toys and was always in contact with tools and equipment which are still his true passion.In 2000, Loris moved to one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Rome, Italy where he graduated as a Mechanical Technician. Inspired by all the art and classic architecture of this magical city Loris, decided to attend university to earn a Bachelor degree in Architecture and Interior Design at La Sapienza University of Rome. Loris worked in one of the largest aluminum (and similar materials) manufacturing companies in Rome, as a production and design manager which, gave him the opportunity to visit many places throughout the world. In 2007 his family traveled to Playa del Carmen, Mexico and fell in love with the richness of the nature and wildlife both on land and sea. Loris and his family visited every year thereafter and in 2014 decided to move to Playa with his wife and daughter. In 2017 Loris was invited by Vimex to manage and enhance their maintenance department.

Salvador Fernández
Concierge 

Salvador, is a mechanic engineer specializing in motorcycles and boats, certified in Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Yamaha, Volvo, and Mercury. He loves outdoor activities, nature, extreme sports, martial arts and his precious daughter. He has lived and worked in Montreal, Canada and Orlando, Florida. After several years of professional service experiences, Salvador advanced into Public Relations at the Hard Rock Riviera Maya Resort, where opportunity presented itself and he was then hired by the Princess Riviera Maya Resort as Concierge Supervisor. Salvador, received extensive knowledge as well as valued experience at the resort which services 1942 rooms. Playa del Carmen has been Salvador´s home for more than fifteen years which gives him extensive knowledge of the area. He is a joyful individual, always with a helpful attitude.

Martin Wetherill
Image and Video

Martin has a drama arts background in Australia including working in the theater, TV and film industries. In a Galaxy far far away he once appeared as a rebel senator in Star Wars Ep III: ¨Revenge of the Sith¨ filmed in 2004 at Sydney’s Fox Studios. Over the last 15 years since working and living in Europe and Mexico, he has transitioned into Commercial Video Production and Photography. His passion is traveling and teaching visual literacy to high school students through black & white street photography.

Ernesto Cobo
Operations

Born in Chiapas, at the age of sixteen Ernesto, arrived in Playa del Carmen. Since then, his daily effort is to move forward with efficiency in every task and challenge he faces, his philosophy is never say¨I can´t¨ without first trying. A responsible person, full of enthusiasm in what he does, Ernesto is our ¨Go To¨ miracle worker eager to learn and provide quality service to both our property management and maintenance departments. Ernesto believes that one must always move forward, seek success, occasionally looking back so one does not forget from where he comes. When not working, Ernesto enjoys playing soccer and fishing. He is one of our youngest and most promising team member.

Guadalupe ¨Lupita¨ Urbina
Accounting

Guadalupe Urbina was born in magical Quintana Roo, Mexico and prefers to be called "Lupita¨. Lupita has lived in Playa del Carmen for just three years and recently earned a Bachelor degree in Science and Techniques in Communication from the,¨Universidad Interamericana para el Desarrollo". She is the second youngest of four children, has a three year old son and enjoys spending evenings playing with him, going out for ice-cream, viewing a movie at the theater and visiting the park with her son. She loves to exercise at home, dance and travel.

Yoli Barrios
Housekeeping

Yoli was born in Acapulco, Guerrero, located on the southern coast of the Pacific Ocean. She is from a humble family and started to work at the age of 12. Prior to her years with Vimex, Yoli established her own small business selling souvenirs, handcrafts and candies made by herself.  Unfortunately, Mother nature decided it was time for a change and Yoli  decided to pack up and move to Playa del Carmen. The early years in Playa were tough but, as a brave hard working woman she found the way; she started working with Vimex, since inception, over a decade ago. Nowadays, she is known by our clients and Owners alike for her numerous years of experience, dedication, loyalty and extraordinary service.