ABOUT THE COMPANY

We are a Team of Industry Experts

Metropolitan Hospitality Management is focused on delivering fun and memorable guest experiences through disciplined management of our hotels and restaurants.

 

We offer full-service hospitality management for both hotels and restaurants. Our company retains extensive experience in hospitality and property management, with a long history of successful real estate development on Vancouver Island. We are driven by our core values of integrity, quality, responsiveness and innovation. We pride ourselves on ensuring profitable, efficient and sustainable hospitality experiences for guests, staff and ownership.

 

Hotel or restaurant owners can take comfort in knowing their property is managed by a team of professionals bringing together more than 125 years of management experience.  We take the responsibility for the operating success of your business seriously and are committed to strong governance. We operate on the foundations of transparency, integrity and principled ethics. We concentrate on fostering key metrics that deliver revenue growth, asset security and employee satisfaction toward ensuring a positive and desirable guest experience.

 

We are here to help you:

  • develop your short and long-term ownership and financial goals
  • build and maintain a strong culture within your organization
  • drive your business to achieve key success milestones and operating targets

We are well-recognized for our award-winning developments and customer service, having overseen more than $300 million in capital projects, currently controlling $175 million in assets, and managing each project with an aim to improve customer and staff experience.

Our Management Support includes

  • An impressive depth of hospitality expertise focused on ensuring your business success
  • Access to a coherent team utilizing established and validated systems
  • Timely, accurate, meaningful financial and management reporting
  • Comparable like-business financial metrics

Development and Property Improvement

  • Zoning, Design and Project Management
  • Equity and Debt Financing
  • Property Improvement
  • Brand selection and alignment

Property Management Services

  • Asset Protection
  • Revenue Management
  • Expense Control
  • Human Resource Management
Len-Wansbrough

Len Wansbrough

President

Len’s professional development includes extensive experience retail, residential and commercial development. Len’s involvement includes project development and management of hotels, restaurants, senior’s housing and commercial and residential construction on Vancouver Island. Since 1983, he has managed both residential and commercial rental properties with a portfolio of over 500 units. He is a past President of West Shore Chamber of Commerce. Len also lends himself to several community and industry organizations.

Patti-Barker

Patti Baker

Vice President Hospitality

Patti brings over 25 years’ experience as an Executive Hospitality Consultant, whose prime focus has been in operations and sales management. As a successful negotiator of major contracts; her proven ability to customize one-on-one training programs; along with her detailed sales and marketing plans, Patti has shown continuous success in generating improved revenue, satisfaction scores and employee engagement. Working alongside Len and his teams, Patti has proven herself as an invaluable asset and has helped create many opportunities to grow and develop the business.

Stephen-Crann

Stephen Crann

Regional Director of Hotel Operations

Stephen is an experienced and skilled General Manager with expertise in hotel management, beverage operations, vendor relations, profit and loss management and guest operations. Stephen has a proven background in improving operational turnaround. He is well recognized as an efficient Manager and team player who generates significant growth in hotel revenue and effectively motivates personnel to provide superior customer service.

Phil-Leedham

Phil Leedham

VP of Finance

Phil has worked in project financing and commercial lending for over 17 years. He has been involved in numerous residential, commercial, and mixed-use development real estate transactions throughout his career. Phil has an extensive background in analyzing and evaluating business plans to determine key risk and success factors. His immense experience in negotiating complex contractual arrangements enables him to focus on mutually beneficial outcomes for everyone involved. Phil is an effective communicator, speaking plainly through complex issues while drawing conclusions or framing problems in a succinct and articulate manner. A natural team leader, Phil has a demonstrated ability to motivate and lead small teams to higher performance levels. His mission is to provide the right tools and training that can raise the overall effectiveness of any organization.

Tom-Wansbrough

Tom Wansbrough

Senior Accountant

Tom filled several administrative roles within our company before coming on as the Project Accountant. Tom has a BBA in Accounting from Camosun College and is currently working towards his CPA designation. He is responsible for producing and maintaining accurate and timely financial statements, budgets, project costs accounting and operating reports for hotels and restaurants within our portfolio. Tom has an eye for detail and works collaboratively as the financial manager with the operating management team.

Atasha

Atasha

Senior Accountant

Atasha has a passion for finance and accounting. She has recently completed her MBA in Finance from Vancouver Island University. She also holds a Master of Science – Finance and a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Atasha is responsible for overseeing financial statements, budgets, and operating reports for hotels, restaurants, and liquor stores within our portfolio. She also has a keen eye for detail and is an invaluable member of our team. She has advanced our organization’s capacity with the development and implementation of more efficient technology and reporting structures.

Erin-Knowles

Erin Knowles

Senior Accountant

Erin brings over 18 years of experience in bookkeeping to Metropolitan, having been with the company since 2011. She holds a diploma in Financial Management, Professional Accounting. Erin’s eye for detail and love of accuracy has made her an indispensable team member. She is responsible for producing as well as maintaining accurate, timely financial statements and operating reports for the real estate holdings and rental properties managed by Metropolitan Hospitality Management.

Krista-Josselyn

Krista Josselyn

Payroll & HR Co-ordinator

Krista has an entrepreneurial mindset and experience as a successful business owner. Krista is responsible for payroll and human resources support for all businesses. With her extensive bookkeeping experience and high proficiency for administration she also has oversight of the account’s payable operations for all companies managed by Metropolitan Hospitality Management. Krista also holds a bachelor’s degree in Phycology.

Steve-Kohlen

Steve Kohlen

Property Manager

Steve works within our residential and commercial real estate management divisions. He manages over 300 residential and commercial units within our portfolio. Steve specializes in revenue management, maintenance issues and relations with third-party vendors and trades. He has extensive experience in the maintenance of large properties including hotels. Steve is responsible to ensure our properties are well-maintained, clean, and safe for our tenants. Steve loves his work and interaction with our clients. He is dedicated to the success and security of the properties he manages.

Yoshimi-Posnikoff

Yoshimi Posnikoff

Manager Coastal Offices - Colwood

Yoshimi manages and oversees administrative duties and client relations at Coastal Offices – Colwood. She holds a diploma in Business Administration – Tourism Management from Camosun College along with more than 14 years of customer service and administrative experience in various roles in the hospitality industry. Yoshimi is professional who enjoys diverse experience and building relationships with clients.

Montana-Garrington

Montana Garrington

Accounting Clerk