Andrea Tsakanikas – President
Andrea Tsakanikas is the founder and President of CrewFacilities.com. For over three decades Andrea has been involved in the property and facility management industry. She has represented investors across the US, managing hundreds of thousands of room nights of workforce lodging, rental, and travel products over the span of her career. Since 2007 she served as a management consultant with a specialization in optimizing operations of hotels, workforce and corporate housing, as well as, Class A, B & C multi-family projects, ensuring the highest returns in revenue and profitability.
Sampling of her past projects:
- VP of Operations, Corporate Lodging Company. Tasks included the setup of a remote lodging division to manage class A apartments, suites, lodges and man camps.
- Chief Operating Officer, Crew Logistics/Remote Lodging Company.
- President/Founder, Property Management Entity.
In the group travel industry, most companies have a fiduciary duty to the owners of the hotels and facilities. Andrea’s vision was to launch an organization that would focus on the customer side of lodging. To ensure all facilities adhere to quality standards and negotiated pricing.
Memberships & Community Service:
- Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) – Member
- Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) – Forum Representative
- Women’s Business Council Southwest (WBCS)– Board Member
- Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA) – Member
- Broward Women’s Alliance (BWA) – Past VP of Membership
- National Small Business Association (NSBA) – Member
- Florida Transportation Builder’s Association (FTBA) – Member
- Career Source – Start Up Now – Mentor
Amber Schofman – Vice President
Amber Schofman is the Vice President and Co-Founder of CrewFacilities.com. She is currently the Vice President of the organization and its affiliates, and has corporate oversight in Operations, Processes & Procedures, Development and Software and Platforms, and has held many key executive roles in the company. Amber brings extensive experience in management, operations, facility and property management, corporate housing, work force lodging and crew logistics to the organization. She has oversight of CrewFacilities.com financial health to ensure its profitability and budget compliance through executive operations and accounting oversight management. In addition, she will be managing the subsidiary organizations, CrewFacts.com, LLC and ECrewtravel.com, LLC development and project management teams. These additional revenue streams for CrewFaciities.com play a crucial role to the overall entity’s growth and success. As an experienced corporate manager and partner, Amber works across the teams to ensure that we are providing the highest level of client support through continuous process and procedures improvement, understanding our client requirements and culture, delivering quality products to our clients, and developing new solutions for our clients! Her dedication to excellence and her commitment to our clients, has resulted in outstanding client retention and customer satisfaction!
Dawn Watts – Director of Operations
Dawn is an experienced Global Operations Director. An innovative leader with extensive operations and client services management experience. She is responsible for streamlining and improving processes, enhancing productivity, and achieving audit and compliance standards. With a proven track record of managing budgets, she develops key talent and aligns CrewFacilities.com business requirements with client experience, service solutions. As an integrator, she collaborates with key business stakeholders and builds solid relationships with customers and vendors. Her collaborative communication skills continually focused on driving positive change to enhance profitability for CrewFacilities.com clients.
Sarah Bruno – Client Services Coordinator
As Client Services Coordinator, Sarah is responsible for CrewFacilities.com client fulfillment. She plays a critical role in enhancing the integrity and impeccability of the entire client service experience from initial introduction through business development and then on-boarding as new accounts. Sarah’s oversight includes assessment, on-boarding and quality control for new and current CrewFacilities.com clients. This position supports the implementation process for CrewFacilities.com new clients, including main decision makers, travel coordinators, field personnel, guests in rooms, accounting departments, etc. This position also acts as the liaison between all CrewFacilities.com departments and personnel.
Kenny Tsakanikas – Executive Vice President
Kenny is responsible for the 2016 addition of our the governmental and estimating division of CrewFacilities.com. Additionally, he is involved in the high level coordination and satisfaction of client crews and teams traveling throughout North America. His career experience as Owner’s Representative in the management of construction projects and over many divisions assists him in understanding our client personnel needs and to quickly identify and manage their logistics and movement from job location to job location. He understands logistics from a field perspective to ensure our crew accommodations meet health, safety and environmental standards. As case studies have shown a direct correlation between personnel quality accommodations and their increased productivity. And this also attributes to our clients’ ability to retain their personnel for extended periods while on the road. All adding back to our client company’s bottom line profits.
Nifretta Thomas – Director of Partnerships
Ms. Nifretta Thomas’ experience in sales, marketing, operations management and communications make her driven to meet and exceed her client and vendor expectations. Her many years of business development, sales and marketing contribute to the Crewfacilities.com management team’s expertise in group housing, logistics and event planning. She has worked for a variety of national and global organizations and is very familiar with the demands and requirements of organizations seeking short and long term extended stay housing. Nifretta is responsible for sourcing and fulfillment of corporate transactions for Crewfacilities.com Women-owned and diversity division. This includes working with the internal stakeholder, from initial need identification to introduction to our operations team. Additionally, Ms. Thomas is the liaison between our clients and our vendors. She plays an integral role in relationship management with all departments within our vendor organizations, to ensure we work in a simplified and synchronized process flow. This guarantees 100% performance grading for CrewFacilities.com by its governmental and commercial clients.
Ms. Thomas graduated from Barry University in South Florida with her BA in Administration 2016 graduating Cum Lude. The following year she received her MAA at the top of her class in December of 2018. Ms. Thomas is also a lifetime member of the National Honor Society of Leadership and Success.