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CrewFacilities team of business travel logistics experts

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) – Board 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
  • Junior Achievement of South Florida (JA) – Board Member
  • Creating Women Leaders (CWL) – Founder and Chairman of the Board
  • Career Source – Start Up Now – Mentor

Michelle Austin

Chief of Accounting

Michelle has been in the finance and operations field for more than 25 years. She has worked with CPAs, Accountants, CFO’s, COO’s and Human Resources leadership.  Her career has focused on Accounting, Audit and Sox Compliance. Along with directly handling the organization’s accounting and all weekly, quarterly and annual audits, Michelle oversees tax filings, supervises accounts payable and receivables and payroll.  She plays an important role in CrewFacts proprietary software management and development to ensure it meets all accounting and audit requirements.

Mason Bradshaw

VP of Special Projects

Mason Bradshaw is an experienced Development Executive. He spent the majority of his career in the Construction Industry.  He has overseen many types of Construction projects; Office, Condominium, Hotel & Resort, Commercial & Retail, Federal & State, Education, Transportation & Municipal,  Criminal Justice, Medical & Pharmaceutical, Telecommunication and off-shore islands. His experience is in representing Owners, Corporations, and Developers in Management of the entire process.

Mr. Bradshaw brings his development expertise to CrewFacilities.com in our project and business development divisions.  He works closely in the development of new business and new project innovation.  He leads CrewFacilities.com Development initiative to ensure both Procurement and New Business Accounts come together to ensure the client receives the best product and service.

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.

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.

Vanessa Freixas

Business Development Chief

Vanessa Freixas is the Chief in charge of CrewFacilities.com Sales and Business Development. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Nova Southeastern University and nearly twenty years of experience in sales, operations and administration.  Vanessa works with Commercial Clients to assist in the oversight of their crew logistics and field personnel housing.  She is a south Florida local who enjoys her Hispanic culture and embraces cultural diversity and inclusion. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughters and volunteering for her city youth competitive cheerleading program mentoring young ladies to pursue and achieve their goals.