Graduate School: Universidad Interamericana
Program: Master’s in Accounting, Graduated in 2007
Current Position: Casino Controller, Embassy Suites, Isla Verde
Suhairy is the first scholarship recipient to hold a management position in the casino industry in Puerto Rico when she became the Casino Controller in 2006 at the Embassy Suites in Isla Verde. That same year, Suhairy was named “Employee of the Year”.
Suhairy began her hospitality studies at Universidad del Este in 1997. In 1999 she did her internship from Universidad del Este at the Embassy Suites in Isla Verde and fell in love with the hotel. After her internship, Suhairy was offered a part time job as an accounting clerk for the casino. In 2004, Suhairy began her Master’s degree work in accounting at Universidad Interamericana at the same time holding down a full-time job at the Embassy Suites. Suhairy graduated in 2007 shortly after being named Casino Controller, a position she holds today.