Mr. Samir Azer, Operations and Hospitality Director

Samir Azer hospitality director saint joseph retreat tiptonSamir has worked in the hospitality management industry for more than 21 years; he joined our team in June 2017.

His plans for St. Joseph Retreat and Conference Center include establishing a patron-centered environment conducive to delivering unsurpassed customer service, which he refers to as “hospitality from the heart.”  His goal is to establish an environment that allows souls to be moved in a life-changing manner.  It is Samir’s hope that all who come to St. Joseph will leave feeling fully alive in their faith, ready to evangelize and spread the Good News of the Gospels.

Samir is a Catholic from Egypt and the father of three children.  He speaks three languages (English, French and Arabic), likes music, and plays soccer.  He is looking forward to the official opening of the retreat center and contributing to the experience of its visitors.