2016's 40 Under 40: Caitlin Schilkie

Caitlin Schilkie The Breakers

Caitlin Schilkie The BreakersCaitlin Schilkie 29, Business Development Manager The Breakers Palm Beach, Baltimore

What I do: “I develop and implement programs, strategies and reporting to expand initiatives for The Breakers’ group sales department, including cultivating new business partnerships and liaising on group sales collateral, both virtual and tangible.”

Career milestone: Contracting and hosting the 45th anniversary and final program of The Graham Group—a gathering of business visionaries including Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. Additionally, she will celebrate six years with The Breakers in March 2016.

Superstar stats: Schilkie assisted in growing The Breakers’ local corporate rate program. Since its inception in 2006, the program has grown nearly 500 percent in room nights and more than 400 percent in room revenue.