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Our Executive Team

Industry professionals with a combined experience of over 100 years.

Scott Somerville

CHA, PRESIDENT + PRINCIPAL

With 20+ years of hotel and resort management Scott, as the President of Renascent Hospitality, is responsible for total operational and strategic growth of the company. Through providing superior guest and associate service and an overall great hotel experience each hotel will be the very best it can be.

Scott has served in various senior level leadership and ownership roles with for individual hotels, regional hotel groups, and hotel management firms. He has built a great reputation with many brands including Marriott, Hilton, IHG, Wyndham, Best Western International, Choice and others. From his start as a hotel bellman, Scott has spent his entire professional career in the hotel industry and has been involved in every facet of the hospitality management — proving himself project after project.

Prior to forming Renascent Hospitality, Scott was the President, and Principal, of FLG Hospitality. While with FLG Scott assisted in the growth of the company from its very beginning to ultimately overseeing 18 hotels across the country that spanned the full range of the hotel spectrum. Scott is and has been directly involved with the development and operations of hotels ranging from select service, to full service conference and spa hotels that have range from 60 rooms to 360 rooms. Scott serves on the Board of Directors for several local and national hospitality associations.

Robyn Mounce

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Robyn is responsible for each property’s financial functions, including accounting, audit, treasury, corporate finance, and investor relations.  She also oversees and manages all human resources and payroll activities for Renascent.  Robyn started her career in hospitality as an owner and manager in the Bar and Restaurant industry, then transitioned seamlessly into hotel operations and management.  Her career spans over 30 years of varied experience in the hospitality industry and provides a wealth of knowledge and insight into the intricacies of the hospitality sector.

With a strong foundation in business management and financial strategy, Robyn deeply understands customer service, operations management, and the importance of creating memorable experiences for guests.  She works closely with each property to make financial decisions and implement strategic initiatives to optimize financial health and long-term sustainability.

Amanda Schmidt

VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES

Amanda brings over a decade of experience in the hospitality industry to the Renascent Hospitality team. Amanda’s journey in hospitality began with a solid foundation, graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the esteemed Collin’s College of Hospitality Management at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Starting her career in hotel operations, Amanda quickly honed her skills and developed a deep understanding of the inner workings of the hotel industry. Eager to explore new avenues, she transitioned into sales, where her passion for revenue analytics and driving market share was able to shine. After her first role as a Front Desk Agent, Amanda has held positions ranging from Front Office Manager, Director of Sales, Regional Sales Leader, and Regional Vice President of Sales. Amanda’s approach to a successful sales organization ensures that sales and revenue management are united as one.

Her rich background includes experience with prestigious brands such as Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, and Omni Hotels, alongside completing the Disney College Program—an experience that further honed her passion for hospitality. Amanda is deeply committed to nurturing talent and fostering the next generation of hospitality professionals.

Anthony Loos

VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Anthony Loos is the Vice President of Operations. His responsibilities include oversight of financial management, hotel operations, staffing, and general management to enable efficiency and high-quality service offerings.  As a seasoned professional with 30 years of experience, Anthony is known for delivering financial performance, maximizing operational excellence, and developing solutions.  In addition to his expertise in operations, Anthony also has a proven track record in new property construction, property renovation, and opening new hotels where he is known for building collaborative relationships to complete projects on time and on budget.

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Parke, NY, Anthony began his career as a chef at the Michelin-Starred restaurant, the Inn at Little Washington in Washington, VA.  After four years in free-standing restaurants, Anthony transitioned to hotel hospitality where he held positions including Executive Chef, Director of Food and Beverage, Hotel Manager and General Manager for various hospitality companies in Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland, California, and Colorado.  He most recently served as the General Manger of Hilton Garden Inn, Arvada.  Prior to that, Anthony was the General Manager of Aloft Denver Westminster where he oversaw preopening construction, opening, and ongoing operations for the property.

Jim Burkett

VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Jim has 28 years of hotel experience in a number of different areas. Not only has he excelled as a Sales Manager, Director of Sales, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for various companies, Jim has also spent quite a bit of time in operations as well. He is responsible for oversight of hotel level operations and hotel performance. Having specialized in the opening of new hotels and turn around projects as a General Manager, Jim provides valuable leadership in the essential areas of a successful hotel.

Jim also works directly with hotels to communicate franchise-related sales and marketing strategies and provide guidance to properties in staffing and management to create an efficient and effective sales office. Jim’s style of constantly balancing superior guest service, associate satisfaction, and brand awareness leads Renascent’s hotels to exceptional bottom line results.

Jim Petrone

VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Jim has 30 years of hotel experience in a number of different areas. Having started his career as an Assistant Chief Engineer, he has held numerous positions including Executive Housekeeper, General Manager, Area Manager and is now serving as our VP of Operations. He is responsible for oversight of our co-working locations, hotel operations and hotel performance. Having specializing in the opening of new hotels and turn around projects as a General Manager, Jim provides valuable leadership in the essential areas of a successful property.

Jim also works directly with hotels & co-working offices to communicate franchise-related sales and marketing strategies as well as provide guidance to properties in staffing and management to create an efficient and effective property.

Hillary Carr

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Hillary has a passion for numbers and a love for problem-solving.  She works closely with hotel operations and oversees reconciling accounts, AP, AR, Human Resources and Payroll at the property level.

Transitioning from a payroll background, Hillary brings a fresh perspective to her role with innovative approaches and a keen eye for detail.  Hillary is as an expert in accounting software and leverages her proficiency to optimize processes and streamline workflows.  She supports the CFO and corporate team with a blend of technical proficiency, strategic insight, and dedication.

Bianca Marino Stancheff

Project Coordinator

Bianca is Project Coordinator based in Argentina.

With a background in architecture, Bianca brings a unique blend of creativity and strategic problem-solving to every project she undertakes. Having honed her skills over 15 years in sales and marketing, Bianca’s expertise shines through in her role as a Customer Experience Manager in Real Estate, where she cultivated a customer-centric approach and a keen eye for detail.

Recently completing her MBA, Bianca has transitioned into the Hospitality industry, where her passion for understanding people and their diverse perspectives drives her to develop innovative solutions and make a tangible impact. Currently, Bianca provides support to the executive team in operations across Argentina, contributing to the development of the Hilton Garden Inn in Salta.