Cathy Balestriere serves as the Vice Chair for the Delray Beach CRA Board of Commissioners. A dynamic and influential force within South Florida’s travel and hospitality industry, Balestriere has been the GM of Crane’s Beach House Boutique Hotel & Luxury Villas since 2003. She oversaw its dramatic transformation from a sleepy getaway to one of this area’s most popular boutique hotels, with 28 distinctive suites and four luxury villas. Balestriere also serves in leadership positions for several civic and hospitality organizations. She is the incoming Chair of the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, and she is Chair and a longtime member of the Florida Superior Small Lodging Association. Balestriere is Past Chair of the Delray Marketing Co-operative board and is now a liaison to that board for the Delray Beach CRA.