Robert "Rocky" Kempenaar II
A life-long Rhode Island resident, Rocky
has 40 years of experience in commercial
real estate development and hotel
operations, specifically the Wyndham,
Hilton and Marriott brands. His Marriott
Residence Inn in Middletown (opened in
2007) has already achieved the #2
ranking in the country.
He serves on the board of the Newport
County Boys & Girls Clubs, the Greater
Newport County Chamber of Commerce and Discover Newport Tourism Board. Rocky and his family have 60+ years of rapport with the United States Navy's Naval War College (NWC) and International Naval Command College (NCC).