DALLAS, TX - UniFocus, a leading workforce management platform, has today announced new additions to its advisory board with the appointments of Patrick Volz and Mary Jo Dolasinski. With the two industry professionals bringing more than 40 years of combined hospitality market expertise, UniFocus is set to leverage their unique knowledge and experience to maintain its innovative edge in providing advanced tools that address the latest workforce management needs.
“As a result of both external and internal market factors, maintaining effective labor management has required a drastic change in strategy for businesses across the industry and UniFocus remains committed to attracting the talent necessary to identify innovative approaches that fully resolve current and future challenges,” said Mark Heymann, Founder and Board Director at UniFocus. “Patrick and Mary Jo with their impressive industry achievements are welcome additions to our global team as we maintain and expand our position of serving as the leading provider of workforce solutions which through our combined experience, no other organization can match.”
With a career in hospitality spanning more than 25 years, Patrick Volz brings a wealth of high-value expertise after serving in several leadership roles where he leveraged his in-depth knowledge of finance and operations to drive organizational growth This includes serving as President and COO of BRE Hotels and Resorts, CFO- Americas for Hilton Worldwide, Executive Vice President and CFO for the National Restaurant Association, as well as Principal for The Blackstone Group.
“While the labor market continues to become ever more competitive, UniFocus has risen to the challenge and its solutions undoubtedly represent the latest capabilities in deploying a successful workforce strategy despite ongoing labor shortages,” said Volz. “I am deeply honored to have the opportunity to build on the company’s impressive track record of innovation that has seen UniFocus become the labor management solutions provider of choice for countless hospitality businesses across the globe.”
With Mary Jo Dolasinski’s addition to its board, UniFocus is further able to bolster its market-leading presence by tapping into her decades of proven proficiency in talent development and leadership training. An Assistant Professor of Hospitality Leadership at DePaul University, Dolasinski’s unique skillset has seen her achieve sustained success for several organizations throughout the span of her career. This includes her time serving as Vice President of Corporate Events and Vice President of Talent and Learning for White Lodging Services.
“In joining the UniFocus advisory board, I look forward to contributing to a truly exceptional team that has time after time demonstrated their unmatched capacity for spearheading workforce innovation according to the hospitality industry’s latest needs,” said Dolasinski. “Regardless of new industry challenges that may arise, UniFocus has proven itself as a company that has the expertise required to implement an effective solution, and by continuing to seek out the most talented professionals, will only add to its opportunities to experience even greater market-wide growth.”
UniFocus is the only complete workforce management platform designed to fundamentally shift the way service industries manage labor. The powerful platform helps managers plan with intelligent Labor Management tools that automatically produce accurate forecasts, optimized schedules based on business demand, employee availability, service standards and work rules. Staff is easily aligned with a world class Time and Attendance module that communicates schedules and facilitates swaps with tools like Shift Genius that live within an intuitive mobile app. Once scheduled, frontline employees operate with ease from the industry leading Knowcross Task Management suite that streamlines guest services, housekeeping, maintenance, inspections and glitches.
With traditional workplace silos removed, managers benefit from a complete view of analytics and a personalized virtual assistant, Odin, that highlights opportunities to improve productivity and cost controls while keeping an eye on guest satisfaction and employee engagement. UniFocus is arming managers with best-in-class decision making technology in the hospitality, restaurant, retail, and healthcare industries. Check us out at UniFocus.com to learn more about the labor paradigm shift.
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