July 2015 – Present (1 year 6 months) Austin, Texas & Miami, Florida area
Andrea Tsakanikas co-founded CrewFacilities.com – a travel management advisory company assists corporations in reducing employee travel costs. The company offers customized solutions that help organizations realize significant reduced travel costs, administrative time and labor, while increasing productivity.
President, KT Consulting International
July 2007 – Present (9 years 6 months) Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
Andrea is an integral part of a property/facility management team, hired by large investment groups, pension funds, owner/operators, and developers for assistance in acquiring investment projects, increasing profitability, implementing management teams and building entity infrastructures. Her specialties include management and operation setup, project turnaround and re-branding, vetting, training of key project staffing, budgets and analysis, market analysis, resident retention and marketing plans. She handles different types of projects including multifamily, commercial, workforce/remote lodging, vacation and resort rentals, single-family bulk homes.
Chief Operating Officer, Oilfieldlodging.com
August 2013 – September 2014 (1 year) Austin, Texas Area
Being a Chief Operating Officer, she was responsible to handle issues related to building an infrastructure with complete autonomy and oversight of the entity. With her ability to handle start-up operations seamlessly, she easily transformed it into a mature company. Her responsibilities include creation of company budget, creating processes and systems, oversight of sales, business development, operations, accounting, property management, crew logistics, human resources, and marketing departments. Other oversight responsibilities included hiring key team members, creation of job descriptions, organizational structure, strategic planning, creation of all company contracts, customer relationship management.
VP of Operations, Team Housing Solutions, Inc.
September 2012 – August 2013 (1 year) New Braunfels, Texas area
Andrea Tsakanikas was responsible for setting up a remote lodging division for a corporate housing company that was retained by facility owners for management and leasing. She handled projects like class A & B multifamily, hotel suites, lodges and man camps. Since 1995 THS has offered its clients a "home away from home" experience through comfortably furnished housing for corporate clients, government agencies, oil field teams and individuals throughout the US and Internationally.
Broker/ Owner, Florida Luxury Rentals
June 2002 – June 2007 (5 years 1 month)
She founded Florida Luxury Rentals, a real estate brokerage in 2002, focused on rentals, vacation rentals, property management and investment acquisitions. The company earned trust of large corporate real estate organizations seeking to purchase the company to add it as a division for property management and leasing. To use the company as a template for rental divisions throughout all of their offices. It was sold in 2007 and remains a top producer in the Fort Lauderdale vacation rental specialty.
Operations Manager, KT Contractors
December 1997 – May 2002 (4 years 6 months) Clinton, MD
She handled the position of operations manager for a real estate development and investment company dealing with multifamily, commercial and larger single-family communities. She was responsible for oversight of the phases from project setup, staff hiring, training and lease up. As the company added properties to its managed portfolio, she created systems and processes for their oversight from one centralized location.