Learn About Our Team of Industry Experts

Get to know our roster of seasoned professionals and learn more about our passion for hospitality technology.

H. Anthony Gambini, CHBA

CEO, Owner

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 American 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.

Daniel Parker, CRME

Director, 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, 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.

Deborah MacDonald

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.

Dustin Caromano

Director, Marketing and eCommerce

Dustin Caromano brings over 15 years' of hotel marketing and eCommerce experience to PAG. Previously in leadership positions with Schulte Hospitality Group’s lifestyle and boutique division and Hilton Worldwide, Dustin has led omnichannel marketing campaigns that focused on maximizing direct channel bookings, and MarTEC implementations that lead to increased NOI. A diverse background working with agencies, brands, management companies, and F&B technology companies has allowed Dustin to gain unique insight and perspective into the digital evolution of the hospitality industry, which has fueled his passion for delivering meaningful experiences for travelers throughout all phases of their journey.

Brian La Monica

Area Director of Revenue Management

In the hospitality field since he was 18 years old, Brian has a wide-ranging area of expertise. In the earliest years of his career, he started as a valet parking attendant and evolved in responsibilities with managerial roles in the operations of hotels.  He learned to hone his managerial capacities in companies such as Four Seasons, Fairmont, and Accor. Later, Brian would find his calling as Director of Revenue Management.  Starting in Boston and evolving to lead hotel revenue strategy in locations around the United States, such as Washington DC, San Francisco, and New York City.  He found much of his success being able to communicate strategies in detail to a room full of Revenue Management experts or students just beginning to learn the simultaneous balance of art & science.  Familiar with numerous technology platforms such as Oracle, Infor, IdeaS, Duetto, and highly proficient with Excel & PowerPoint - Brian can conduct either day-to-day revenue analysis or develop custom deep dive analysis & tools catering to an individual hotel or companies unique market position.

Sophie Henning

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 ecosystems 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.

Rebeca Solis

Manager, Revenue and Distribution Support

Rebeca Solis joins the PAG team with a keen eye for detail in the luxury hotel division. Her experience in Revenue Management with Miami’s most prominent hotel chains include The Intercontinental, Trump International, and Sofitel, which have molded her abilities to promote strategic growth to any organization. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University; her combined experience of 10 years in the travel industry has stretched her expertise to work closely with OTA’s, Corporate accounts, Wholesalers, and analyze the business from several angles. Anyone can appreciate her motivation and drive as Rebeca started the industry as a front desk agent, later moving to group reservations as a coordinator, then to managing a reservations team, and finally paving the path to a revenue manager position. 

John Manalang

Sr. Analyst, Revenue and Distribution Support

After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Management at the University of Santo Tomas in the Phillippines,  John started working for the Hilton Conrad and Hampton Inn in Miami in various Front Desk/Guest Experience roles. He later moved to the EAST Miami hotel as a Reservations/Revenue Supervisor where he was part of the opening team. In 2019, he received a Certificate of Recognition from GMBHA (Greater Miami & the Beach Hotel Association) during their 25th Annual Inn Key Awards for his exceptional work at the EAST. His knowledge and expertise lie with Opera PMS and SynXis CRS, focusing on configurations, rate building, mapping, rate controls, and troubleshooting.

Matthieu Studer

Regional Director of Development - France/EMEA

Matthieu entered the hospitality world 12 years ago after spending 5 years in the Center Management Hospitality School and getting his degree. Shortly thereafter, he started working as a salesperson for a Courtyard by Marriott located in Paris. He later moved to The Movenpick Company Headquarters joining the team as an International Sales Manager in charge of Mice for the French Market, as well as managing the Corporate Dutch account. After this well-enriched experience, he decided to go back to a property position as a Director of Sales and Marketing for the largest Holiday Inn in Paris. Matthieu joins PAG with a wealth of sales experience and is ready to expand our award-winning services to assist hotels across Europe. 

Anne Dekker

CFO

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.)

Vanessa Vega

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.

Guadalupe Santomé-Busse

Strategic Partnership, EMEA Region 

Partner Consultant at PAG. Over 15 years experience with Sabre, Worldhotels, Design Hotels. Hospitality Expert with a focus on boutique and lifestyle assets, hotel systems, and brand affiliations. Having led a wide range of projects globally from distribution landscape optimization, systems integration, and change management. Guadalupe holds an MBA specializing in the competitive advantages of independent hotels to succeed in global tourism.

Frédéric Dumoulin

Strategic Partnership, APAC Region 

Frederic Dumoulin was responsible for nurturing and growing HRS hotel relationships across the Asia Pacific region. Prior to 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, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific regions for Accor. He is currently preparing for an EMBA at the National University of Singapore. He holds a master's degree in leisure and business tourism from the University of Chambéry in France.

Christina Gambini

Advisor

With over a decade in the hospitality industry, Christina provides guidance and counsel for innovative business initiatives and brand positioning.

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