OUR TEAM

Walter Jones, Jr.

Walter Jones, Jr.
Chairman

Walter heads Innvision Hospitality's board of directors and is an executive advisor to the president and senior management. He co-founded Innvision Hospitality in 2004 and served as president until 2011, growing the company from a start-up into a nationwide design and purchasing provider. Prior to Innvision Hospitality, Walter founded and built Middle Georgia Hospitality (MGH) to annual sales of over $90 Million until the company's sale in 1999. He has received various hotel industry distinctions and recognitions. Walter is an avid golfer and likes spending his spare time at the golf course.

Chris Parker

Chris Parker
President

Chris is responsible for the strategic leadership of Innvision Hospitality, including defining our level of service as the highest in the industry. He co-founded Innvision and served as COO & CFO from 2004 to 2011, helping establish the infrastructure and processes that enabled the company's rapid growth. Prior to Innvision, Chris co-founded BrightPath Wireless and served as its VP of Marketing & Finance. He held pricing and brand management roles with Dell in Austin and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Co. in New Jersey. Chris enjoys spending time with his family and attending his children's sporting events.

Ann Cherrette

Ann Cherrette
Vice President of Operations & Business Processes

In addition to overseeing the Customer Service and Marketing departments, Ann streamlines processes, refines policies, and leverages technology to create a more efficient work environment for the Innvision team. She has over 25 years of experience in general management and business operations, which includes the areas of accounting and finance, customer service, sales and marketing, plus human resources. In her spare time, Ann and her husband enjoy spending time with their grandchildren and escaping to the beach to surf fish.

Steve Tipton

Stephen Tipton
Vice President of Sales

Steve leads all sales and business development efforts in procurement and design, with responsibility for managing the company's nationwide team of field-based sales representatives. His experience, and track record of success in this industry will help us reach for and attain our ambitious growth goals. Steve and his wife Kim are parents of 4 children. Steve currently serves on the Executive Board of the Atlanta Boy Scouts.

Lori-Bonsma

Lori Bonsma
Director of Sales Support

Lori manages and supports a team of purchasing and hotel brand experts. With over 20 years of experience in business development, Lori has a broad range of experience and organizational skills which will ensure a seamless procurement process.

Lori studied Business Administration at Georgia State University and is bi-lingual in English and Dutch. When time permits, you will find Lori pursuing one of her creative passions: cooking, writing, dance or design.

Andrew Schwanbeck

Andrew Schwanbeck
Vice President of Finance

Andrew manages all financial areas of the business, as well as Innvision Hospitality's information technology operations and solutions. His proven team of experts guides clients through a seamless credit process. With over 17 years in the hospitality industry, Andrew's vast knowledge contributes to Innvision's success. Andrew's love for sports-related activities includes playing basketball and watching any and all sports on television.