Ron KozinskiVice President of FinanceRon Kozinski serves as the company’s controller and manages its treasury, investing, economic strategy, forecasting and auditing.
A 34-year finance veteran, he previously was vice president of finance for Wyndham Worldwide’s Hotel Group in Parsippany, New Jersey, where he provided technical accounting and financial reporting support to the chief financial officer and controller, supported budgeting and strategic planning and directed global mergers and acquisitions activities.
From 2005 to 2006, Kozinski was worldwide controller for McCann Healthcare Worldwide, a division of Interpublic Group, where he directed accounting and financial reporting related to 15 businesses in the United States, Europe and Asia. During that time, he led a five-year restatement project and compliance efforts and participated in mergers and acquisitions.
Kozinski served Degussa Corp., representing the North American division of Degussa AG (now Evonik Industries), a global chemicals company, in Parsippany from 1993 to 2004, initially as director of financial reporting and later as vice president, accounting. His responsibilities included financial reporting, accounting policy, technical accounting and mergers and acquisitions efforts.
Earlier in his career, he was audit manager and divisional controller for IMO Industries Inc., a diversified manufacturer. Kozinski began his financial career at KPMG LLP, where he served a variety of the firm’s clients during 11 years, leaving as senior audit manager.
Kozinski, a certified public accountant, earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance at Montclair State University in New Jersey. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Janelle SchwartzMarketing & Revenue ManagementJanelle Schwartz oversees sales, marketing, e-commerce, revenue management, public relations, social media and corporate social responsibility initiatives.
A 16-year hospitality veteran, she was vice president of sales and marketing for Stonebridge Companies, a hotel management company in Englewood, Colorado, from 2010 to 2012, responsible for business planning, strategic planning, creation and implementation of sales and marketing campaigns, hotel openings, rebranding, management of operating revenues and sales team leadership.
Schwartz was director of sales and marketing for the Hilton Waikiki Beach in Honolulu from 2009 to 2010, overseeing the resort's sales, catering and revenue management teams and managing public relations and advertising.
Earlier in her career, she served in a variety of sales and marketing roles for Prism Hotels & Resorts, Omni Mandalay Hotel, Omni Los Angeles at California Plaza, Harrell Hospitality, Hilton Worldwide, Prime Hospitality and Richfield Hospitality Services. She also served briefly as chief talent matchmaker for Cobalt Careers, an executive recruiting firm in Montvale, New Jersey.
Schwartz earned a bachelor of arts degree in organizational communications at Arizona State University, Tempe, and master of business administration degree in communications at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.
She is a member of the IHG Owners Association.