UniFocus, a leading workforce management platform, has announced new additions to its Board of Directors 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 Board of Directors, 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.”