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!
Gabrielle Lauver – VP of Procurement
As VP of Procurement, Gabrielle is responsible for CrewFacilities.com Governmental and Core Business Divisions, playing a crucial role in the organization’s profit margins. She is responsible for sourcing and fulfillment of all corporate transactions. This includes working with the internal stakeholder, from initial need identification to final delivery, to meet stakeholder needs. Gabrielle’s main focus is to manage the process for all aspects of the procurement division, including sourcing, negotiations, proposal creation and submission for all government and core business clients. As VP of Procurement, she is involved with the flow from stakeholder demand management, and then working through research and analysis, supplier identification, sourcing execution, contract negotiation, delivery planning and monitoring, purchase execution, and then ongoing performance management and improvement. Additionally, Gabrielle’s team works with business development of prospective and new clients. Gabrielle has oversight of the management of Contract Managers, Purchasing Agents, Bid Coordinators, Contract Administrators, Estimators and Procurement Team Members.
Georgette Maria Cardona – Director of Business Development
Expertise: Business Development, Sales Leadership, Mentor and Coach
Georgette Cardona’s 30 years’ experience in business management, innovation and development has been wide and varied. She has a sharp understanding of business visioning, establishment, consolidation and expansion. During her career she has been retained by start-up companies to fortune 500 organizations.
Georgette graduated from American University in Washington D.C., she immediately went into the workforce starting her own business which turned into a multi-million dollar company.
No matter what organization she has represented, her goal has always been the same — to empower her teams, organizations and thought leaders to differentiate themselves and drive measurable results.
Georgette lives in the Mid-Atlantic region and Florida, has a son, 15 years old. Involved in her community, Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral for decades.
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.
Courtney Guillory – Senior Account Representative
Courtney oversees business development in our core client arena. Her experience in sales, marketing, operations management and communications make her driven to meet and exceed her client expectations. Her many years of business development and operational oversight in the Corporate Housing arena contribute to the Crewfacilities.com management team’s expertise in work force housing 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.