Chief Executive Officer
Cristian Longo brings a wealth of operational and leadership experience to Link Hospitality and its subsidiaries. Under his leadership, Link Hospitality has rapidly set a benchmark for service quality and customer support in the markets were the company has been established.
In his current role, Cristian is responsible for the company’s growth and operations in the United States. Cristian has over 20 years of experience in the cleaning and hospitality industries. Cristian’s career starts in 2001 when he migrated to the United States to pursue his endeavors and look for better opportunities. His first job was that of a night porter in a staffing company, where he worked through the assignments with increasing responsibility until he reached the position of Director of Operations.
In his professional career, Cristian has climbed the corporate ladder, earning designations to multiple positions in the hospitality industry such as Supervisor, Area Manager, Director of Housekeeping and Vice President of Operations for one of the largest staffing companies in the US.
Under Cristian’s leadership and forward thinking, Link Hospitality will become one of the largest staffing and cleaning companies in the United States.
Director of Operations
Vanessa is a passionate educator, who reinvented herself and evolved into the Hospitality Industry. With more than 10 years in management, a Bachelors degree in Languages and a Masters in Strategic Planning, she Joined Link Hospitality in 2017. She continues to successfully lead hundreds of Team Members with outstanding performance. Her energy, commitment, discipline is reflected in every aspect of her daily operations.
Prior to joining Link Hospitality, Vanessa held the position of High School Principal for 5 years, in one of the best ranked schools in Venezuela. Her passion for teaching is constantly invested in the development of her Team.
Vice President of Operations
Max Gallac came on board Link Hospitality with the expansion to the West Coast of the US. He has over 18 years of servicing the hospitality industry. His experience in hospitality operations, goes back to 2002 when he began working for one of the largest staffing and janitorial companies in the US in the night cleaning and daytime housekeeping operations. He climbed the management ladder from Shift Supervisor to Area Vice President of Operations, where he was responsible for the quality of service, continuous improvement and supporting the company’s strategic plan.
Max’s experience and leadership extends to teams with over 1,000 members in the staffing, and night cleaning services, as well as turn-key operations in various segments of the industry to include Food & Beverage, Housekeeping, EVS and Stewarding for Hotels, Resorts, Timeshares and Gaming.
Chief Financial Officer
As the head of the accounting department, Sergio Hedding is responsible for the financial backbone of Link Hospitality and its subsidiaries across the United States. He oversees the implementation of accounting systems and manages the accounts payables and receivables for the company.
Finance runs in Sergio’s blood as he is the third generation of accountants in his family. Sergio earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s in Finance at Universidad Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City. He has over 10 years of experience in F&A working for various multinational companies. Sergio began his professional career working for a renowned accounting firm in Mexico City. He then moved on to become a part of the accounting department for the largest television network in Latin America where he started as an AP Manager and moved up to become the Controller for their subsidiary in the US.
Being a multitasking professional, Sergio served as Finance Manager for a Real Estate company in South Florida with a portfolio of over 15 commercial properties and 2,000 residential units before joining Link Hospitality.
Sergio contributes highly to the steady expansion of Link Hospitality by providing wise-thinking strategy to the growth of the company across the United States.
Chief Operating Officer
Michele has over two decades of experience in the Hospitality & Service Industries. She has a proven track record of having developed and repositioned many operations within some of the finest brands in the United States and South America.
She successfully held a position as Regional Vice President of Operations at one of the largest managed services companies in the United States. Most recently, Michele was General Manager for three resorts in Las Vegas, NV. Being Kaizen, Total Quality Management and Six Sigma certified, has enabled her to efficiently redesign processes and procedures, with outstanding results throughout her career. Her attention to detail in every aspect of the operation, has made her stand out in the industry. As a respected builder and leader of customer-focused teams; she constantly instills a shared and enthusiastic commitment to customer service, as a key driver of company goal attainment.
Michele is responsible for the overall operations coast to coast, across all divisions. She brings a forward-thinking approach to the company’s growth strategy, accompanied by innovative ways to excel amongst the competition. She is driven by the passion to inspire others and promote collaboration.
Adrian Villa joined Link Hospitality since conception, after 20 years of providing direction and leadership to several Environmental Services (EVS) departments in various properties within the industry. He has been successful in leading our clients’ Teams in achieving operational and financial goals. As Director of Operations, he concentrates in owning the execution of functional strategy and the operational direction of all commercial, overnight and specialty cleaning services, to include sanitization programs. Through his dedicated attention to detail, he ensures high customer satisfaction and an exceptional guest experience, in accordance with Link Hospitality’s service standards.
Our sanitization & disinfection program’s goal is to prevent the spread of the recent SARS- COV-2, the cause of COVID-19 disease. Additionally, we are committed to achieving a comprehensive cleaning level that protects the health of individuals living or working inside your space.
We have expanded our cleaning process to include a fogging procedure, utilizing the latest technology, to sanitize & disinfect, not only high-touch points, but also all hard-to-reach areas. We use a safe, high-grade EPA-registered disinfectant, that is vastly effective against many communicable diseases related to coronaviruses. This process is part of our strengthened prevention measures against the proliferation of SARS-CoV-2 and the COVID-19 disease it can cause.
We utilize a specialized chemical which is applied with a fogger and covers surfaces by 100% without the risk of harm to humans.
Our Specialty Cleaning Services improve the appearance and cleanliness of your building. To protect your asset, we offer you Maintenance Programs or One-Time restorations.
Our Technicians go through safety training, and the proper use of equipment and chemicals.
Our goal is to provide a clean facility with the highest indoor air quality, where superior levels of hygiene and asepsis are required.
Improved indoor air quality in commercial facilities, is key to having a productive and safe environment. Our team makes use of eco-friendly cleaning agents and equipment that reduce environmental impact.
We provide janitorial services to properties in various sectors, from office buildings to healthcare facilities. Our programs include ergonomic systems designed to clean more area in less time, providing a safer place for guests and tenants.