Meet Fowler Associates Team – Leadership BIOS

WELCOME TO FA HOSPITALITY, We Really Can Make The Difference

At FA HOSPITALITY, experience matters. We believe in driving results for clients through a proven, balanced scorecard approach to hospitality management. Our performance-based culture creates an atmosphere where talented people are provided with the tools, processes and guidance to deliver excellence in hotel operations, profitability, revenue management, finance and guest service.

                          FA Hospitality

Building value. Realizing potential. Sustaining profitability. At FA HOSPITALITY (“Associate”), a Northern California based hotel management company, our success is guided by one simple maxim: Treat each problem, decision, and opportunity as if the result affects us personally. It’s an effective approach – and we’ve demonstrated its value by yielding substantial success as owners and operators of hotels, office, retail, and residential properties. Our sense of personal responsibility inspires accessibility, quick response and a hands-on management style.

Jack Jones – CEO

Jack Jones

A seasoned hotel operator of nearly 35 years, Jack Jones oversees all aspects of operations for all of FA Hospitality’s lifestyle brands, from supporting the company’s active commitment to operational excellence to facilitating the collaborative team effort between operations, sales, marketing and revenue management for its hotels, resorts and restaurants. Prior to becoming an executive recruiter, Jack was a General Manager managing various branded hotels such as Marriott, Hilton, Holiday Inn and Residence Inn.

Jack Jones paints a picture of success for every challenge that comes his way with the mantra: “Believe in your mind that you can, and you will.”  The impact of his 30-year career in the hospitality industry has spanned continents through his senior leadership positions at some of the world’s most well-known hotel companies.

Jack believes the most effective leaders surround themselves with outstanding talent who possess unwavering managerial courage and the desire to succeed beyond expectations. And last but certainly not least, his three keys to success: 1) a sharp wit, 2) the ability to consider alternative view points and 3) a heavy dose of rock n’ roll now and then.

Arnel Mojica – Vice President Finance

Arnel Mojica

Arnel Mojica, Executive Vice President, Finance, is responsible for the accounting and finance function for Montage International. In addition, Mr. Mojica oversees internal audit, risk management, legal administration, IT, and owner relations.

Mr. Mojica provides strategic leadership and vision to the finance discipline while executing the company’s growth strategies and identifying opportunities to enhance FA Hospitality’s organization, systems and processes

Arnel is responsible for safeguarding hotel assets, preparing all financial Statements, along with establishing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure internal controls for all FA Hospitality properties in the US. She oversees the corporate accounting team which includes regional controllers, human resources, accounts receivable and accounts payable. Additionally, Arnel will assume the leadership responsibilities for planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all enterprise-wide finance, accounting, payroll, and information systems related strategies.

Arnel will oversee the continued development of our accounting and finance departments. He will center his focus on the development of his team leaders by providing direction and accountability for the management and reporting of the financial performance as well as the improvement of our accounting and finance disciplines.

Eric Sted – Vice President Sales Select Hotels

Mr. Eric Sted joined FA Hospitality in April of 2018. He has over 22 years of cumulative experience in the hospitality industry, including roles at full-service, extended stay, and select-service properties with Marriott, Starwood and Hilton brands. His experience includes corporate and social catering sales, wedding planning, group and transient sales, oversight of hotel openings, and the facilitating of training classes

As Vice President of Sales Select Hotels at FA Hospitality, Eric Sted is responsible for aligning the human resources function as a strategic partner providing direction for operational needs. Mr. Sted brings to her role a wealth of experience in human resources with over 22 years of expertise and has worked with numerous Fortune 500 clients in the hospitality industry. He has placed top talent at the mid to executive level management throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Caribbean and successfully led recruiting teams throughout the country.

Eric is responsible for directing the optimization and execution of all Human Resources programs specific to property level new hire tools and processes, leading new hire General Manager orientation and training, overseeing the Excellence Development Process improvements and roll out, leading the design and delivery of FA Hospitality Leadership Conferences, and leading the on-boarding and off-boarding HR processes for new properties and property sales.

Finding a leader that aligns with the purpose, values and mission of your organization is hard. How we at FA Hospitality Search deliver is simple – and totally unique – in the search industry: we connect the most purpose-aligned, proven leaders to growing organizations with missions and cultures that matter.

Eric and his team of professionals Search is the leading executive search and strategy company that purpose-based organizations turn to for finding and hiring deeply aligned, high-performing, exceptional leaders that multiply their teams. We believe that the most transformational, impact-oriented leaders are found through a shared purpose with the hiring organization. Period.

Barry Renker – Vice President Operations

Barry Renker has over 30 years the hospitality industry having worked with a wide range of Brands, ownerships and assets. He has held executive operations and senior management positions with Marriott and Starwood Hotels and Resorts. Barry also worked for Pyramid Hotel Group and Four Corners Hospitality and held General Manager positions to furthering his skills and experiences.

Barry has demonstrated a career record of consistently leading top-brand hotels to exceptional performance through focus on quality and top-line revenue to drive profitability, market penetration, brand development, and associate and guest satisfaction. Barry has a history of providing effective and strategic leadership, promoting team development and has the capacity to build and create a competitive advantage resulting in superior quality, value and service.

As a tenured operator; Barry is an active supporter of the hotels and their teams but is always challenging the leaders under his charge to push the envelope. Coaching to improve the eyes of the operators and to also have the head of an owner, with the goal to always drive results and deliver a balanced scorecard. As comfortable with clients as he is with line staff in all positions, Barry understands the importance of relationships as well as results and works to ensure he is modeling behaviors to improve the caliber of leadership within the organizations where he has served.



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