Stash Hotel Rewards is led by a team with extensive real-world experience in travel, rewards programs, e-commerce, and software.
David Dawson, Software Engineering
David spent more than 10 years in web development including time at Microsoft and Amazon. Prior to joining Stash, he helped design and implement groundbreaking mortgage software for Zillow. David is looking forward to a long weekend at Planters Inn for some sweet tea and southern hospitality.
Agi Gerner, Hotel Partnerships
Agi has worked for several upscale hotels and luxury resorts throughout Europe, the Caribbean and North America. Her experience includes work in operations, sales and revenue generation at companies such as Starwood, Wyndham, Rosewood, Karisma and Splendia. Agi is saving her Stash points for a great staycation at Ocean Key Resort in Key West.
Bill Heberer, Legal
Bill is a Partner at Moritt Hock Hamroff & Horowitz, LLP. He has been practicing law for more than fourteen years in the areas of marketing, advertising, internet and intellectual property law and has particular experience in the travel and hotel loyalty program space. Bill is looking forward to eighteen holes at the The Resort at The Mountain and sampling some Oregon micro-brews.
Booth Hodde, Operations
Booth's experience includes fourteen years in management consulting and in operations for the telecommunications, retail, e-commerce, and travel industries. Among his favorite initiatives, he led a cross-functional team to implement the first online travel inventory system to dynamically price in rewards points. Booth is planning a trip to the Sunset Marquis to walk in the footsteps of Hendrix.
Jeff Low, Founder and CEO
Jeff created and ran Expedia's ThankYou program, the first rewards program offered by an online travel agency. He also created the Expedia.com credit card, named “the best card for travel rewards” by Smart Money. Prior to Expedia, Jeff led the brand and customer experience teams that helped create MLB.com. He's saving his points for a much-needed long weekend in Denver at Hotel Teatro to relax in luxury for a few days.
Mary Miller, Marketing
Prior to joining Stash, Mary led brand marketing and product management at Zillow.com. She has more than sixteen years of experience in online consumer branding, product marketing, market research and communications at companies such as PepsiCo, Quaker Oats, Pillsbury and USG Corporation. Mary is planning a spa retreat in the Pennsylvania woods at The Lodge at Woodloch.
Raul Vega, Hotel Partnerships
Raul has more than fifteen years of hospitality industry experience, including roles at Starwood, Wyndham, EveryScape and Splendia. While at Splendia, he and his team enrolled over 1,000 properties in this luxury hotel club. He also was responsible for developing one of Expedia's top revenue yielding markets (Orlando). Raul is rapidly earning Stash points so he can go back to Ocean Key Resort and soak in a little sunshine on their private pier.
Andy Wand, Product
Andy has spent the last fifteen years designing and building intuitive consumer-focused software. His work has ranged from managing features in Office and Windows products for Microsoft to creating the search and mapping functionality for Zillow.com. Andy has promised his kids a trip to Florida to see some characters so his Stash Points will be going to Caribe Royale.