• Andrea Tsakanikas – A Paradigm of Successful Entrepreneur

    For over three decades Andrea has been involved in the property and facility management industry. She has represented hundreds of investors and managed hundreds of thousands of nights of workforce lodging, rental, and resort product. Since 2007 she served as a management consultant with a specialization in optimizing operations and ensuring the highest revenues and profitability for travel and facility management projects. Andrea Tsakanikas co-founded a business travel management company – a women-owned organization that is in the process of finalizing WBE certification in many states.

    Get to know Andrea Tsakanikas
    Andrea Tsakanikas has been retained by real estate entities, national management companies, corporate lodging organizations, REITs and developers to assist in facility and property management of a variety of property types. During her career, spanning across three decades, she has successfully represented hundreds of investors and strategically managed workforce lodging, rental and resort projects.

    With her knowledge and hands-on experience as a management consultant, property & facility management advisor and seasoned marketing & business development consultant, Andrea Tsakanikas laid foundation of CrewFacilities.com with Amber Schofman – a women-owned travel management advisory company with an aim to assist corporations with their personnel tours.

    Take a quick glance at her professional portfolio
    Andrea Tsakanikas resume includes:

    • Property Management
    • Strategic Planning
    • Contract Negotiation
    • Marketing and Business Development
    • Sales
    • Process Management
    • Team Building
    • Real Estate Development
    • Management Advisor
    • Corporate Housing
    • Crew Logistics
    • Resort and Hotel Management
    • Oil Field Housing
    • Workforce Housing
    • Remote Lodging Management
    • Facilities Management
    • Trainer
    • Lean Property Management
    • Property Management Software Implementations
    • Re-branding
    • Owner’s Representation
    • Lease-ups
    • Distressed Projects, and
    • Centralized Property Management

    She has unparalleled facility management expertise that provides CrewFacilities.com a helpful perspective in managing the clients’ side of lodging.

    Some of past roles have included :
    • Chief Operating Officer, Crew Logistics/Remote Lodging Company
    • President/Founder, Property Management Entity
    • VP of Operations, Financial Institution
    • VP of Operations, Corporate Lodging Company
    • Worked for corporations, owner/operators, national management companies, corporate lodging organizations, REITs and developers
    • Advisor for National Real Estate Entities and organizations managing large volumes of real estate, including building the infrastructure of property management companies, and centralizing the management of properties across the US and Internationally.
    • President and co-founder at CrewFacilities.com – a travel management advisory company focused on managing, controlling, reducing personnel lodging expenditures for organizations with mobile work forces across North America. The company excels at offering outsourced group travel management and logistics through a single hub. One point of contact simplifies the process, reducing time and errors in managing logistics and teams.

    How did she start CrewFacilities.com?
    CrewFacilities.com – a Women Owned/Minority Business Enterprise – Was founded by Andrea Tsakanikas. Along with Amber Schofman. With an aim to assist clients with crews traveling in reducing and controlling their overall costs. The company is an outsourced travel manager with a complete team that deals with all aspects required to manage groups traveling, from reservations to check ins, to tracking rooms and people, to auditing and reconciling hotel costs via one single contact. The company has been acknowledged for its customer service and customizable client solutions in the lodging industry. CrewFacilities is currently in the process of obtaining Women-Owned Business (WBE) certification in many states.

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