Learn About Our Team of Industry Experts
Get to know our roster of seasoned hospitality professionals and learn about each member’s experience and areas of expertise.
H. Anthony Gambini, CHBA
With over 15 years of international sales experience in business travel and hospitality, Anthony Gambini has the proven ability to increase clients’ market share, optimize distribution, and maximize revenue. Currently focused on North America sales, marketing, and distribution for some of the most admired hotel brands in the industry, he combines his experience with highly effective relationship management, strategic planning, and contractual negotiation skills.
Anne Dekker serves as CFO at Première Advisory Group and brings 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. She started her career in 1998 at one of the “big four” accounting firms, Deloitte, before holding various positions in finance and business development. Among them she served as CFO and business partner for international hospitality and food companies (AccorHotels, Sodexo, Le Duff.)
Global Director, Hotel Distribution & Support
Deborah Macdonald brings over 30 years of experience in the travel and hospitality industry. Over the course of her career, she’s worked in the travel agency sector, in hospitality solutions, and on the hotel side. This rare, comprehensive perspective — combined with over a decade in leadership roles — makes her an invaluable asset to any hospitality brand. She is continually committed to customer-centric solutions with measurable distribution and revenue strategies.
Global Director, Hotel Distribution & Connectivity
One of our revenue management and distribution experts, Vanessa Vega focuses on hotel distribution as an ecosystem to identify cross-channel symbiotic relationships that help us optimize conversion. She has 15 years’ experience in hospitality and a proven record of driving conversion through optimization of online content and user experience.
Daniel Parker, CHDM
Senior Regional Manager, Revenue & Distribution Support
Daniel Parker brings a wealth of revenue management and distribution experience, having worked with hotels in the USA, Canada, UK, and Europe, and ranging from 14 rooms to over 1,700. Proficient with all major CRS and RMS systems, he works with our customers to implement unique revenue-management strategies that involve optimizing distribution channels, lowering the cost of acquisition, and ensuring growth in ROI and NOI.
Global Senior Manager, Hotel Distribution & Connectivity
With over 12 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, Sophie has worked with some of the largest brands in the industry, including Hilton and Millennium Hotels. She is highly experienced in CRS and channel optimization and has successfully managed distribution eco-systems in both Europe and North America. She now serves as our Global Senior Manager of Hotel Distribution & Connectivity, overseeing the distribution for multiple hotel chains and independent hotels.
Regional Manager, Revenue & Distribution Support
Melissa Tatta has spent over 10 years working with some of the biggest names in the industry, such as sbe and Loews Hotels. She is highly experienced in CRS and RMS systems, having successfully managed several system conversions during her time at Morgans Hotel Group and sbe. As Regional Revenue Manager, where she manages overall revenue strategies and projects for independent hotels in New York and Boston.
Strategic Partnership, EMEA Region
Shona Whitehead has over 20-years experience in the hospitality industry having led in commercial roles with QMH, Hilton, IHG, Forte and Travelodge. Shona’s experience has proven invaluable in advising hospitality business on commercial optimization; engaged on a wide range of projects from strategy to technology, process improvement to transformational change. She supports a number of industry bodies on a voluntary basis and, as a key member of the commercial hospitality community, is a regular contributor to industry forums, events and advisory sessions.
Strategic Partnership, APAC Region
Frederic Dumoulin was responsible for nurturing and growing HRS hotel relationships across the Asia Pacific region. Prior his last role in 2019, he spent almost 20 years of his career in the hospitality industry.
He worked in various leadership roles focused on sales, business development, partnerships and distribution in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific regions for Accor. He is currently preparing an EMBA at National University of Singapore. He holds a master's degree in leisure and business tourism from the University of Chambéry in France.
With over a decade in the hospitality industry, Christina provides guidance and counsel for innovative business initiatives and brand positioning.