Anne has been involved in hospitality, service businesses and projects for over 20 years as an entrepreneur, General Manger, shareholder, director, COO, consultant, project manager and overall "doer". In 2005 she founded Sequel Hotels and Resorts Lifestyle Hotels where she is President and COO. Previous to this Anne was the General Manager at Deerhurst Resort in Ontario where she oversaw a $60M renovation and reposition, and previous to this role she was a Regional Director with CHIP Reit.
Sequel Hotels and Resorts is currently involved in the management and development of 5 properties in Ontario; HV Muskoka Resort, Benmiller Inn and Spa, Elora Mill Inn,Chateau Beauvallon in Mount Tremblant and Touchstone on Lake Muskoka which is a $80M fractional resort under construction set to open spring of 2008. Sequel Hotels and Resorts have a number of acquisition and or management contracts in the pipeline. Sequel Hotels and Resorts is know for itís unique non-hierarchical team culture within itís organization, and itís nibble and empowered and intuitive customer service culture. Sequel was recognized in 2008 in Hoteliers Magazine top 40 Hotel companies.
Anne is active within the hospitality sector and as an outspoken advocate for disabled children. She has been featured in McLeanís Magazine, on National Television and print, and has been a sought after speaker on the subjects of hospitality, people resources, inspired leadership, Eco-Tourism, Customer Service, as well as on subjects relating to helping to improve services for disabled children in Canada.