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) – Member
- Women’s Business Council Southwest (WBCS)– Austin Committee
- Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA) – Member
- Broward Women’s Alliance (BWA) – 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 hails from the property management, corporate housing and work force lodging industries. Amber is proficient in systems and operations management. She has greatly contributed to building CrewFacilities.com infrastructure, processes and procedures, to simplify and synchronize with our client company cultures. She manages the company’s daily operations and team members. With her vast experience on the operations side, she understands the requirements of partner facilities across the country to ensure the highest quality and most satisfactory stays for our client personnel teams. As an experienced manager Amber Schofman works in conjunction with the facility to manage the reservations and act as a liaison between the client corporate office, client crew lead, guests staying in the facility and facility management.
Kenny Tsakanikas – Crew Logistics Representative
Kenny is in charge of the coordination and satisfaction of client crews and teams traveling throughout the US. 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.
Gabrielle Lauver – Senior Contract Manager
Gabrielle manages our government contracting division which focuses on CrewFacilities.com diversity projects and clients. She works with partners across North America to vet and source top quality facilities and conference services for our Government clients which include the Department of the Army, Air Force, Border Patrol, National Guard, as well as state and local municipal agencies. In addition to the procurement and bidding process, Gabrielle oversees the logistics team who manages the contracts from conference and training planning, group orientations and check ins, client customer service and all long term contract requirements.
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.
Lisa O’Brien – Business Development Consultant
Throughout her career Lisa has been a key contributor in leadership roles throughout North America and Internationally. She has been a National Sales Director, Regional Manager and Business Development Consultant for various sales organizations, having been responsible for developing and executing sales targets through current and new business relationships and implemented targeted marketing strategies and platforms. She works with the Sales and Development Team to ensure top productivity in negotiations while creating strong partnerships.