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Asociates in the Spotlight

We would like to introduce you to Wild Dunes Resort's January Associates of the month!

Nikolay Stoyanov, part of Wild Dunes Resort's Banquets team, and Ray Bowden, a member of the engineering department, both excel at their jobs here! Click to continue reading about them!

Meet Nikolay Stoyanov!

Nikolay Stoyanov has been a part of the Wild Dunes Banquets Team since 2009. We promise you will always see him with a smile on his face. Nikolay is constantly recognized by meeting planners because of his radiant personality and excellent guest service. He has a true passion for his job and the Resort. His willingness to help, attention to detail and attentiveness for events are all reminders that he is a true hospitality professional. We are so proud to have Nikolay as part of our team! Thank you for all you do, Nikolay!

Name: Nikolay Stoyanov
Hometown: Silistra, Bulgaria
Birthday: January 23
Joined the team: March 2009
Cheers for: Dallas Cowboys
Favorite music artist: David Gaeta
Hobbies: Soccer and traveling
Favorite thing about living in Charleston: The people, the weather and the beach.
Favorite thing about Wild Dunes Resort: The people I work with, being part of Destination’s family and the Banquets department!


Meet Ray Bowden!

Ray Bowden has been with the engineering department here at Wild Dunes Resort since 1990. Always willing to go above and beyond, Ray has taken numerous welding projects home to complete on his own time. Ray’s knowledge of kitchen equipment keeps our restaurants up and running during the busiest of times. We are lucky to have Ray’s skill set and friendly demeanor here at Wild Dunes. He helps to keep everything running in tip-top shape! Congratulations on your win, Ray!

Name: Ray Bowden
Hometown: Isle of Palms
Birthday: January 5
Joined the team: February 12, 1990
Cheers for: Gamecocks
Favorite local grub: All local seafood
Favorite music artist: Too many to name!
Hobbies: Riding motorcycles, boating and pretty much anything with my wife and son
Little known fact: I grew up on Isle of Palms
Favorite thing about living in Charleston: The creeks, rivers and outer islands.
Favorite thing about Wild Dunes Resort: The people!


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