hotelAVE's Professional Team

Bringing a wealth of hotel operations
and real estate experience to our assignments

hotelAVE President Michelle Russo

Michelle Russo
Founder and CEO

Jalil Mekouar
President and COO 

hotelAVE Executive Vice President Loren Balsam

Loren Balsam
Executive Vice President

Nina Kleiman
Senior Vice President

hotelAVE Director David Israel

David Israel
Senior Vice President

hotelAVE Vice President Daniel Lin

Daniel Lin
Vice President

hotelAVE Vice President Kristin Knox

Kristin Knox-Attar
Vice President

hotelAVE Vice President Kate Mashburn

Kate Mashburn
Vice President

hotelAVE Vice President Abbe Walter

Abbe Walter
Vice President

hotelAVE Vice President Nele Breitbart

Nele Breitbart
Vice President

Sarah Bartlett
Vice President Revenue & Distribution 

hotelAVE Associate Scott Legel

Scott Legel
Senior Director

Jenn Cotter
Director

Mikiko Kitamura
Director 

Sofie Issembert
Associate

hotelAVE Office Manager Diane Gomes

Diane Gomes
Office Manager