HTA Welcomes New Members

Corporate Partners

Mobilize Rescue Systems- 1175 Pittsford-Victor Road, Pittsford, NY 14534. Mobilize Rescue Systems is helping untrained bystanders save lives, by equipping them with knowledge and equipment to respond to medical emergencies like severe bleeding, cardiac arrest, seizures, overdoses, choking, and much more. The new technology uses an innovative, diagnostic app to help bystanders assess, manage, and monitor the unexpected until professional first responders arrive. For more information, contact Matt Ort @ 585-635-7260 or visit

PPG Paints- 3022 Griffith St. Charlotte, NC. PPG has been providing quality paints and stains for professionals and homeowners alike for well over 100 years. Today, PPG’s line-up of well-respected residential, commercial and industrial paint brands offers a wide range of choices to meet the varying needs of consumers, interior designers, painting contractors, property managers, developers and architects around the globe. We understand Charlotte’s growing needs for commercial maintenance, industrial, multi-family, new home, and residential segments and welcome the opportunity to deliver solutions for every job. For more information, contact Kelly Lawrence @ 704-591-4029 or Shane Hull @ 803-517-3266 or visit .

Corporate Sponsors

204 North Kitchen & Cocktails - 204 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. 204 North Kitchen & Cocktails is a modern farm to table restaurant with craft cocktails, local beer and bottles of wines to share. We locally source our meats and produce allowing the natrual flavors of the Carolinas to come through with each dish. Stop by and enjoy some Carolina flavors! For more information, contact Kristin Denise @ 704-333-3747 or visit

3 Keys Marketing Products - 3324 Carmel Road, Charlotte, NC 28226. 3 Keys Marketing Products is your solution based complete marketing company. We are your creative and promotional source – be it promotional products, print, video, client & employee gifts and much more to create your message and tell your story. We have access to a variety of suppliers with over 1 million products available with both national and international sourcing capabilities. 3 Keys is a certified female owned business that can help you satisfy diversity requirements. For more information, contact Sintha Steward @ 704-249-5572 or visit .

Academy Bus- 1251 West Craighead Road, Charlotte, NC 28206. Academy bus is the largest privately owned transportation company in the United States. We are known for outstanding customer service, as well as operating one of the newest and most diverse fleets on the east coast. As your group transportation specialists, we can handle groups ranging from 20 to 20,000. For more information, contact Phil Rabe @ 704-596-2222 or visit

Barton Malow Company
- 5337 Millenia Lakes Drive, Suite 235, Orlando, FL 32839. Barton Malow was established in 1924 and invests nearly a century of building construction experience in delivering innovative building solutions across a broad spectrum of project market types that include sport & entertainment venues, healthcare facilities, academic institutions, industrial complexes and other commercial buildings. For more information, contact Michael Thornton @ 407-352-8880 or visit .

Carolina Premium Beverage - 151 Odell School Road, Concord, NC 28027. A family-owned customer-first wholesaler servicing the Charlotte community for over 70 years. We have made our mark by being passionate, progressive, and reliable. We are in the top 2% of beer wholesalers in the nation in volume and size. When our customers and suppliers succeed, so do we. For more information, contact Andrew Gann @ 704-886-1100 or visit .

Four Points by Sheraton Charlotte- 315 E Woodlawn Road, Charlotte, NC 28217. Gehr Hospitality, a California based company, recently acquired the Four Points Charlotte as part of the ongoing expansion of its hotel portfolio. The 132-room hotel features 56 two-room suites and 76 standard guestrooms, a restaurant & lobby bar, outdoor swimming pool, and a complimentary airport shuttle. The hotel will be undergoing a public space and systems renovation over the next several months. The hotel will be managed by Real Hospitality, a professional management company. For more information, contact Molly Caccamo @ (323) 727-2435 or visit

HMV Properties- 10415 Centrum Parkway, Pineville, NC 28134. Behind every great stay is a great night at the Comfort Suites Pineville and Comfort Inn Fort Mill. These hotels offer more of the space you need to spread out, relax, and work. We cater to both vacationing tourists and business travelers alike with complimentary services and amenities such as meeting space. Get rested, set, go. For more information, contact Hank Viroja @ 704-540-0069 or visit

Hospitality Logistics- 6230 Fairview Road, Suite 220, Charlotte, NC 28210. HLI is a turnkey FF&E logistics services provider. Trusted by the top names in the hotel industry, we provide tailored, scalable solutions for new construction and renovations. We provide customized logistics solutions, world class service, real time communication, and a global support network to create a competitive advantage for our client’s brands. For more information contact Becky Kay @ 704-512-0948 or visit

Homewood Suites & Hilton Garden Inn SouthPark – 4808 Sharon Road, Charlotte, 28210. Chartwell Hospitality is proud to introduce the Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites Charlotte SouthPark. This is a dual-branded property. The Hilton Garden Inn has 150 rooms and the Homewood Suites has 120 suites. The hotels are scheduled to open Q1 of 2017. For more information, contact Mike Scaffidi @ 704-442-4050 or visit

Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel- 303 S Church Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. At Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel, we’ve taken a decidedly different approach to Southern traditions. As gracious hosts in an evolving city, we invite you to take part in the culture of the New South in Uptown Charlotte, where the buzzing energy blends with our unique style of hospitality. For more information, contact Robert Hannigan @ 704-445-2626 or visit

Netchex- Serving the hospitality industry since 2003, the Netchex Human Capital Management solution is designed to be easy enough for all employees to use yet powerful enough to run a Human Resource Department from one login. We offer payroll, electronic onboarding, new hire reporting/E-Verify processing, POS integration, WOTC credits, and more! As a Charlotte HTA member, we are excited to offer all members special pricing and discounted implementation fees! For more information, contact Jessica Blair @ 704-412 -6822 or visit

Spangler Restoration - Spangler Restoration assists clients in the Charlotte, Raleigh, Boone and Hickory areas of North Carolina with emergency, reconstruction, and insurance restoration services. They assist commercial, institutional and industrial clients as well as residential in the wake of water, fire, mold, contents, and storm related damages. They are 2017 ranked #608 INC5000. For more information, contact Sabrena Fernandez @ 704-718-0585 or visit

Sunway Charters – 2400 Queen City Drive, Charlotte, NC 28206. As the largest motorcoach operator in the Carolinas, Sunway Charters provides charter and sightseeing services for pre-arranged groups, and operates contact and shuttle services for private and public events, conventions, and individual travel. Sunway Charters operates 100 + vehicles and offers on-board amenities including Wi-Fi, USB portals, and satellite TV. For more information, contact Lee Helms @ 704-348-1200 or visit

SupplyWorks/P&G - 7010 A Reames Rd, Charlotte, NC 28216. SupplyWorks is a division of The Home Depot and the leading national provider of integrated facility maintenance solutions. Procter and Gamble Professional are in partnership providing complete Hospitality, FoodService and care home product, dispensing equipment, and service solutions. Please contact Darby George @ SupplyWorks @ 803-800-9302 or Roy English P&G @ 561-275-8316 or visit .

TopShelf Experience - 744 Chatham Road, Winston Salem, NC 27101. TopShelf Experience creates once in a lifetime experience around the world. We provide turn key concierge service, with a proven and reliable access to events and tickets. We can also customize your accommodations and travel and provide on-site, 24 hour service to help manage and support your event. We make your dreams a reality! For more information, contact Brian Efird @ 336-918-1135 or visit

Urban Trends Real Estate- 333 West Trade Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Chris Ogunrinde is the CEO of Urban Trends Real Estate Inc., a Charlotte based Real Estate Development and Investment Company with a mandate to develop middle income housing projects in the US metro markets. Mr. Ogunrinde is an Architect by training with over 25+ years of experience in the development of Master Planned Communities in the Southeastern Region of the U.S. Prior to Urban Trends, Mr. Ogunrinde practiced architecture and was founder and principal of Neighboring Concepts, a community planning, architectural and development firm located in Charlotte, NC. He received his bachelor of Architecture Degree from Southern University School of Architecture and is a Registered Architect in the State of North Carolina. For more information, please contact Chris Ogunrinde @ (704) 612-0971 or visit

Regular Members

ASB Resources - As one of the best Human Capital Solutions Providers and Project Resource Firms in the Technology field, ASB Resources has been identifying and providing top talent to clients since 2012. We work with companies — start-up to Fortune 500 and have incredible success in finding top quality talent and delivering solutions. For more information, contact Blakely Scott @ 919-641-7251.

Bartenders Plus of Charlotte – 4208 South Boulevard, Suite 1, Charlotte, NC 28209. Bartenders Plus is a full-service beverage caterer. We have provided bar services since 2010, specializing in weddings, corporate events, and private home parties. We are fully insured, and provide quality staffing that is professional, courteous and “TIPS”-certified. Your event is important to you, and therefore, important to us. For more information, contact Jacob Hillyer @ 704-516-0520 or visit

Best Western Plus - 2501 Sardis Road N, Charlotte, NC 28227. Come experience why Best Western Plus Hotels have been winning awards from both leisure and business travelers. From our stylish modern designs to the upgraded amenities, guests enjoy comfort and value when staying at Best Western Plus. For more information, contact Zee Choudhry @ 704-845-2810.

Charlotte Soccer Academy
- 13501 Dorman Road, Pineville, NC 28105. Charlotte Soccer Academy is the largest competitive youth soccer organization in North Carolina with approximately 5,900+ families. Our mission is to provide a positive and constructive environment for everyone regardless of a child’s age, ability, gender or goals. We are one of only 80 clubs in the country to be part of the US Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) program for boys and girls. We have taken the brand of the club and extended it to surrounding counties outside of Charlotte, with programs now in Cabarrus County, Union County, Huntersville, Davidson and Cornelius. For more information, contact Brad Wylde @ 704-708-4166 or visit

Corkbuzz Restaurant & Wine Bar- 4905 Ashley Park Lane, Suite J, Charlotte, NC 28210. Corkbuzz Restaurant and Wine Bar is guided by a simple but important philosophy: wine is meant to be enjoyed and shared! At least that is the ethos of Co-founder and Master Sommelier, Laura Maniec. This is also true of her new retail and wine bar project, The Cellar @ Corkbuzz. Whichever environment you choose, the wine selection is dynamic, smart and approachable, and the food is meant to engage the senses. Come discover for yourself! For more information, contact Elizabeth Tackett @ 704-625-1328 or visit

Ecoscape Solutions Group - P.O. Box 3328, Huntersville, NC 28070. Serving North Carolina and beyond, Ecoscape Solutions Group provides professional, high qualified and experienced commercial landscaping services. Our specialties include landscape maintenance, landscape design and installation, fertilization and pest management, irrigations services, and flowers and snow removal. We look forward to the opportunity to make our team your partners in success. For more information, contact Kelly Jimenez or Jed Warner @ 704-509-0020 or visit

Fairfield Inn & Suites/Residence Inn Charlotte Airport – 2220 West Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC 28217. Marriott Dual Branded Fairfield Inn & Suites & Residence Inn Charlotte Airport Opening November 2016. Co-located under one roof with 204 rooms and just minutes from CLT Airport, the property offers complimentary airport shuttle service, breakfast and Wi-Fi. The hotels will share an outdoor pool, large fitness center and 2250 square feet of meeting space. For more information, contact Randy Rushakoff @ 980-265-5544 or visit or

Fitzgerald's- 201 East 5th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. Fitzgerald’s is an American Tavern with an Irish Twist! Lively and festive any time of the day, Fitzgerald’s is the perfect place to gather with friends or meet new people. A variety of menu items and a perfect pint awaits which can be enjoyed alongside our large-screen TVs spread throughout the pub! For more information, contact Lauren Shoaf @ 704-900-8088 or visit

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar- 210 E Trade Street, Ste C-110, Charlotte, NC 28202. We Live, Breathe and Dream Steak & Wine. Our vision is to create a unique steakhouse experience with an emphasis on generous hospitality, an inviting atmosphere and the finest aged USDA Prime Beef. In addition to inspired service and expertly prepared Prime Steak, we offer an exceptional selection of wines. For more information, contact Megan Martin @ 704-333-4266 or visit

Gecko Hospitality- 1171 Market Street, Suite 201, Fort Mill, SC 29780. Gecko Hospitality teams up with a client, like you, to understand your company culture and management staffing need. We agree on the key skills that you want in a candidate. We screen, interview and present the best qualified candidate. Then we become your trusted resource for staffing. For more information, contact Joan Koelbel @ 704-780-1045 or visit

Grease Monkey- 9920 Pineville-Matthews Road, Pineville, NC 28134. Grease Monkey is your one-stop shop for oil changes and more. We provide quick convenient oil changes, A/C or brake services, radiator or coolant flush and many more automotive services for all vehicles. We offer fluid replacement, filter replacement and wiper blades. We are an N.C. inspection station. For more information, call Terry Anderson @ 704-889-3700 or visit

Hoffman Insurance Agency- 2015 Ayrsley Town Blvd., Suite 202, Charlotte, NC 28273. As a Trusted Choice Affiliate and being Charlotte’s Premier Independent Insurance Agency, we are certain that you will find our ability to build an outstanding relationship is unparalleled among insurance agencies. We provide top rated service and solutions to each and every client. For more information, contact Tim Hoffman @ 704-280-8585 or visit

Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Charlotte Airport- 108 Airport Commons Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208. A new “Aviation” themed hotel with open spaces and 117 large guest rooms on 4 floors. The hotel also has 1600 square feet of meeting space. We believe in “Happiness Through Hospitality.” For more information, contact Wendy Foster @ 704-900-8100.

Hyatt Place Charlotte Airport Lake Pointe – 4119 South Stream Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28217. Hyatt Place Lake Pointe offers an array of services and accommodations designed to meet the evolving needs of today’s travelers. 122 guest rooms and 1736 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, guests enjoy free breakfast, Wi-Fi, parking, airport shuttle and more. Great location; easy access. Dedicated team- ready to serve! For more information, contact Christy Szczukowski @ 704-357-8555 or visit

Illuminating Technologies- 401 Hawthorne Lane, Suite 110-119, Charlotte, NC 28204. With over 20yrs of experience, Illuminating Technologies is a premier source for hospitality, restaurant, and commercial lighting solutions. We are committed to meeting project goals by understanding your business, operations, and lighting requirements; the end result being a quality light fixture and control package for a new or retrofit project. Do you have a lighting question? For more information, contact Angela Saladino @ 704-995-5197 or visit

International Minute Press - 901-G N Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28206. We produce everything from business cards and envelopes to direct mail campaigns, promotional products, and signage. We’re also your source for screen printed and embroidered corporate apparel! With our onsite digital capacity, we can turn around most projects within a few days – and may be able to accommodate same day. For more information, contact Dan Haggerty @ 704-377-3464 or visit

Just Hanging Wallpaper Inc- 1227 Caldwell Williams Road, Charlotte, NC 28216. Family owned and operated for over 40 yrs. JHW is 4th generation professional finishes contractor. We have 20yrs+ as a Vendor for CHS and their construction division CSG. We have established ourselves as a leader in the field ensuring impeccable quality and dependable service for all of our clients. For more information, contact Lisa B Rushing @ 704-399-2266 x200 or visit

Mood Media - 3318 Lakemont Blvd. Fort Mill, SC 29708. Mood Media is the world’s leading in-store media Solutions Company dedicated to elevating the Customer Experience. We create greater emotional connections between brands and consumers through the right combination of sight, sound, scent, social mobile and systems solutions. We reach more than 150 million consumers each day through more than 500,000 subscriber locations in 100+ countries around the globe. For more information, contact Dan Howell @ 800-331-3340 or visit .

Mosaix Group- 15720 Brixham Hill Avenue, Suite 300, Charlotte, NC 28277. Mosaix Group, your event solution, is a full-spectrum event services and destination management company. True to our name, we synchronize the hundreds of details and decisions in producing everything from spectacular first impressions to the perfect finishing touch. We provide: Transportation Management, Off Site Special Events and Dinners, Customized Tours and Activities, Team Building Activities, Event Design and Décor, Convention and Meeting Services, Gift Concierge & Hospitality Services, Entertainment & Stage Production. For more information, contact Christa Hovis @ 864-304-9085 or visit

Myers & Chapman, Inc.- 1101 Woodridge Center Drive, Suite 160, Charlotte, NC 28217. Myers & Chapman is a full service construction company offering preconstruction, construction management, design build and green & sustainable building services. Working primarily in the hospitality, office, industrial and retail sectors, the company operates throughout the Carolinas and Southeast with unlimited licenses in NC, SC, VA, TN, and GA. To learn more, visit or contact Bo South at 704-940-3905.

Pink Ribbon Properties
- 7111 Olde Sycamore Dr, Charlotte, NC 29227. We are a commercial Broker company, serving international investors to invest in commercial real estate. We specialize in Hotel / Motel and Apartment complexes. For more information, contact Jamal Ajani @ 704-488-0024 or visit .

Residence Inn by Marriott SouthPark – 6030 Piedmont Row Drive South, Charlotte, NC 28210. Experience the modern style of this all suite hotel. Featuring Studio, One and Two Bedroom’s, a hot breakfast buffet served every morning and an evening MIX featuring light food and beer/wine. Located in a tranquil setting in a suburban area, across the street from SouthPark Mall. It’s not a room, it’s a Residence. For more information, contact Michael Owenby @ 704-554-7001 or visit

Southeastern Institute
- 5250 Seventy Seven Center Drive, Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28217. The mission of Southeastern Institute is to provide quality career education and skill development to aspiring individuals pursuing a career or advancement in their chosen field. Southeastern Institute offers certifications in Medical Assisting, Professional Clinical Massage Therapy, Electronic Medical Billing and Coding, and Pharmacy Technology. For more information, contact Kristopher Loretz @ 704-527-4979 or visit

Trace Staffing Solutions – 882-C Bellhaven Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28214. “Fast-track your company’s path to success! Trace Staffing Solutions provides expert support for employers searching for permanent employees. Trace Staffing is dedicated to connecting employers with a qualified workforce, providing high-quality temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire employees as well as strategic services designed to enhance corporate return on investment. For more information, contact Shelby Sanders @ 704-790-6900 or visit

TriNet- 3023 HSBC Way, Suite 200, Fort Mill, SC 29707.TriNet allows SMBs to focus on what they do their business and grow profitability. TriNet delivers a bundled HR solution for SMBs that: contains costs and maximize efficiency, attract and retain talent, minimize employer liability/risk, and alleviate the burdens of non-revenue producing HR functions. Specialties: Employment Law Compliance, Employee Benefits, Strategic HR Services, Payroll/Tax Reporting, Medical Benefits, HR Service Team, PEO. For more information, contact Jonathan Stone @ 704-904-5980 or visit

Whitehead Manor Conference Center- 5901 Sardis Road, Charlotte, NC 28270. The site hosts a 5,000 square foot conference center and a Victorian-era manor nestled on almost 3 wooded acres. Known for its serene, retreat-like setting in the highly accessible location of Southpark, Whitehead Manor hosts Corporate Retreats, Meetings, Training, Seminars, and Conferences as well as Social Events, Weddings, Receptions and Rehearsal Dinners. Our expansive porches, rocking chairs, hammocks and organic gardens provide a peace and a presence unlike any other Charlotte venue. And our team is committed to a relaxing, high-service, low-distraction experience for each and every guest. For more information, contact Ashton Ward @ 704-366-5640 or visit