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Team

Geoffrey Allen Mills

President

Mr. Mills is regarded as a hotel operations expert, having completed multiple hospitality business restructuring, profit improvement plans and repositioning projects, most while working many years as a hotel Managing Director. In both Branded and Independent hotels. He helped lead company procurement for the New York Metro Region for Highgate Hotels, with more than hotel 20 properties. Responsible for completing business restructuring on multiple hotels, to improve services while driving down operating costs, improve profits while standardize systems and controls. While his career started in the hotel industry he stepped out from hotel operations in the late 1980’s into fine dining restaurants and later into high end retail food operations. All before making the natural progression back into hotels in the mid 1990’s though to today.

Mark S. Lahood

Chief Operating Officer and co-founder

Mark is the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of GAM Hospitality specializes in Asset and Revenue Management. Specializes in owner relations, profitability, and project improvement oversight. Mark brings to GAM extensive analytical and management skills, providing expertise in directing multi-unit properties from full service to select service Boutique hotels. His leadership creates a team process that is focused on the daily impact of guest service, generating revenue and managing the costs to create the highest return for the ownership.

Gene Sturtz

Corporate Director of Finance

Gene Sturtz is a seasoned hospitality financial executive with a broad range of multi-unit experience in both hotels and restaurants. Prior to his first controller position, Gene worked various hotel positions from bellman, busser, repair & maintenance, Front desk as well as night audit and had gained insightful knowledge of the operations within hotels. In 1985, Gene was named controller of the Governor Morris Inn in Morristown NJ with Servico Management where he was the first controller out of 55 properties to achieve a perfect internal audit score.

David Chu

Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

A multi-national, highly accomplished New York City sales & marketing veteran with proven successes in a wide range disciplines including branding, social media and digital e-commerce for independent and branded hotels. David is no stranger to new hotel openings, re-positioning, operations, top-line strategy, enterprise reporting, digital and traditional marketing, talent deployment and hands-on leadership and training of cross-functional teams.

Abe Salam

Corporate Director of Revenue & Distribution

Abe has over 11 years of experience in the scope of revenue management and distribution domestically and internationally. His career in revenue management began in 2006 with Wyndham Exchange and Rentals as an analyst with direct oversight of 300 plus properties spanning across two continents.

Kumar Anne

Vice President Operations & Transitions

Kumar Anne is a senior level analyst over 20 years’ food and beverage management experience in the full service hotel industry. A veteran in the hospitality industry held various key executive positions. Leading the charge for the company’s global growth by sourcing and securing management contracts and investment opportunities. The impact of his 20-years career in the hospitality industry has spanned continents through his senior leadership positions at some of the world’s most well-known hotel companies. From Banquet management at the Plaza Hotel in NYC to Food & Beverage management positions in several high end organizations like Ritz Carlton, Intercontinental Hotels, Marriott, Omni Hotels and Fairmont Hotels.

Ingrid Ossa

Vice President of Human Resources

Mrs. Ossa has more than twenty years of hospitality industry experience, with 15 of those years in NYC. She is a highly accomplished, bi-lingual, human resources director, trainer and recruiter of talent at all levels of employment including senior management and C-Level leaders. Meticulously skilled at benefits administration, collective bargaining agreements and payroll database management. An engaging, results driven communicator and expert in organized and non-organized labor environments within branded and independent hotels.