Tony Aslanian serves as part of the leadership team for Teneo Hospitality Group and Leading North, a business unit of Teneo specialized in strategies to build topline revenues and increase market share and financial performance for a wide variety of independent and branded hotels and resorts. As part of the leadership team, Tony manages a team of sales professionals and a member portfolio of over 375 hotels and DMCs worldwide.
Tony’s previous experience as the Principal Partner of Athena Hospitality Management assisted investors. management companies, and leadership teams create and implement profitable, share-shifting, and cost-effective strategies in revenue management, marketing, business development, reputation management, and sales operations.
Tony has held top Sales, Marketing, Revenue Strategy, and Business Development roles in highly visible assignments for Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International, Benchmark, and other luxury and independent hotel companies. He is an expert branding & pre-opening executive, selling and marketing noteworthy and historic hotels including The Peabody Orlando (now the Hyatt Regency Orlando), The Adolphus, Wentworth by the Sea, a Marriott Hotel & Spa, The Samoset Resort on the Ocean, and the New York Marriott Marquis.
Tony is a graduate of The University at Albany Massry Center for Business with a B.S. degree in Business with concentrations in Marketing Research and Regional Economics and was a graduate student at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business with a concentration in Entrepreneurial and International Marketing.
He is married to Jessica Bush Aslanian since 1997 and has two children, Michael and Catie; along with Hazel, their 4-legged Cavoodle. Tony enjoys sharing in his children’s activities. He is also a lover of fine dining at chef-owned restaurants, an avid sports fan, and a life-long apprentice at golf.