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Our Team

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!

Gina Seneca –  Director of Client Services

As Director of Client Services, Gina is responsible for the Reservation and Customer Service Departments for CrewFacilities.com.  Her decade plus of experience in the health care industry has given her the insight and experience to oversee our company’s critical mission response teams.  She plays a crucial 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, the process of procurement and vetting potential facilities, to booking their reservations, checking them in and tracking them on a daily basis, through check out.  Acting as the liaison between the company, the facility and client.  Gina’s oversight of the customer service team members is continuous training and enhancements to service highly critical mission clients, additionally train the company’s vendors and partners in adhering to our company policies and procedures.

Erik Svendsen – Director of Development

Erik Svendsen is an experienced Project Manager, Business Development Representative, and Account Executive. Driven by his passion for helping people, he takes pride in providing the best client service experience possible.  He leads CrewFacilities.com Development initiative to ensure both Procurement and New Business Accounts come together to ensure the client receives the best product at a competitive rate.  As a seasoned business development executive, his goals include getting to know the clients, ensuring our customers are controlling what they spend on crew travel every single day, and creating solutions to ease the minds of our current and future clients. Outside of the office, Erik enjoys volunteering, comedy shows, and entertaining his family here in sunny South Florida when they visit from New York.

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.

Jeannette DeLaGarza – Partnerships

Jeannette DeLaGarza’s experience in property and facility management and marketing make her driven to meet and exceed her client and vendor expectations.   Her many years on the ground managing facilities and projects contribute to the Crewfacilities.com team’s expertise in group housing, logistics and event planning.  She has worked for a variety of national organizations and is very familiar with the demands and requirements of organizations seeking short and long term extended stay housing.  Jeannette 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.

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Lisa O’Brien – Procurement

Lisa has extensive career experience in sales leadership, business development and training across global teams.  She has spent over 20 years building cohesive relationships to drive change and effectively impact bottom line effectiveness.  With a concentration in driving transformation and market reach through integrated business strategies, Lisa has made impactful contributions through partner relationships by improving sales strategies, benchmarking, and sales processes.  As a productive member of the CrewFacilities team, Lisa continues to enhance team effectiveness and drive change by building mutually beneficial business relationships with our partners.

Karol Hess – Senior Procurement Coordinator

Karol Hess brings decades of experience in negotiation and procurement.  She is an expert at syncing supply with demand and developing strategies that significantly impact CrewFacilities.com clients’ bottom line.  She has a keen ability to problem solve and find solutions no matter how challenging the client requirement.  Karol works to close the gap between business development and reservations to ensure the client receives the best quality facility, at the most competitive rate, closest the job site geographic coordinate.  It’s all about customer service and savings for the client’s Crewfacilities.com represents.