Ann Sheahan is a career Hospitality industry professional. She enjoyed successful tenures with strong companies such as Brinker International, Salsarita’s Franchising , Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, and was a Hospitality Recruiting Partner with Goodwin Hospitality. Ann recently was President of Free Fenix Franchising, which owns several fast-casual restaurants in North Carolina. Ann has held key leadership positions in Training and Development, Multi-Unit Operations, Recruiting, and Franchise start-up growth. Ann’s goal is to create opportunity and success for aspiring hospitality professionals who have the same passion for the industry. A Mom of only four-legged friends, she is a dedicated protector of the animals and active in several foster and rescue groups. She is proud to be the voice for those who cannot speak for themselves.

In her current position, Ann works with the HR and Valor Americas property teams to establish beneficial recruiting processes and efforts on retention.