One of the secrets to the ProSolutions success story is the dedicated team behind our 50+ years of customer service expertise. Our company is comprised of highly trained project managers and professionals in the areas of measurement and accountability, curriculum design, organizational development, facilitation, communications, marketing, training and more.
In 1989, Jana founded ProShop Evaluation Services, Inc., after a successful career with Marriott International in sales and marketing. Like ProSolutions, ProShop offered mystery shopping, evaluation, and training services to top international hospitality companies.
In 1997, Jana formed Shop2000 with two other principals. Shop2000 was developed exclusively for Marriott Group Sales and Catering, and they designed the unique training program, "Walking in the Shoes of the Customer," for Marriott.
In 2002, Jana expanded the company's business resources and services and created ProSolutions, LLC, offering evaluations, performance improvement, training, and development to such clients as The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club, Marriott Vacation Club International, Wyndham Worldwide, and Columbia Sussex Corporation. Jana lives in Pensacola, Florida with her husband, Bill. They have two daughters, Kelsey and Madison.
Katie Scheer was named Vice President in November of 2006 after two successful years as the Director of Operations for ProSolutions. She leads the company operations, sales and marketing, network and revenue management, new customer initiatives, and corporate strategy.
Katie has been on the ProSolutions team since May, 2002. She started with the organization as an Operations & Project Manager, and then became the Strategic Operations Manager. While in these positions, she successfully assisted in the crafting, implementation, and execution of innovative company branding, service diversification, and strategy-supportive policies and procedures.
Katie previously served as Marketing and Strategy Manager for BUD Publishers. Prior to holding this position, Katie attended University of West Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. Katie currently resides in Orlando, Florida, with her husband, Chris, and two children, Cade and Courtney.
Michelle Nitchie became head of Design and Development in the summer of 2009 after her previous work as a Project Manager and a Project and Administrative Assistant. She is primarily responsible for development and implementation of client training programs. In addition, she assists with company operations by monitoring quality assurance and by designing new processes, procedures, programs, and internal and external templates.
Michelle has been with ProSolutions since October of 2005. She previously worked as a Research Technician at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in conjunction with Northwestern and Brown Universities. She attended Northwestern University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computational Physics. She also attended National-Louis University and graduated with a Master of Arts in Teaching. She continues to teach young minds by tutoring math, science, reading, and test preparation. Michelle currently resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with her husband, Mike.
Betsy Dahlke was promoted to Senior Project Manager in August 2003. She is ultimately responsible for the successful development and operational management of all client projects. She also manages scope, schedule, budget, and resources for all frontline sales accounts.
Betsy has been with ProSolutions since January, 1992. She joined the company as a Reservations Consultant and became a Project Manager in 1993. Over the years, Betsy has also used her diverse experience and skill sets by initiating performance-driven training courses for customers.
Betsy previously worked for Marriott International as a Front Office and Reservations Manager. Betsy attended Cornell University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel Administration. She currently resides in Point Clear, Alabama, with her husband, Jay, and two sons, Greg and Scott.
Dana Mudd became the Senior Project Manager for ProSolutions in 2011. Her primary responsibilities include social media and marketing engagement along with implementation of well-defined project plans and effective development and delivery of reports to our strategic pricing, luxury residential, and timeshare accounts. Additionally, she ensures that our company champions excellence by facilitating high-quality training programs and efforts to the “first impression” teams of our customers and internally to our ProSolutions project teams. Dana's key strengths lie in her ability to think in a detailed, logical, and organized manner.
In 2003, Dana joined the ProSolutions team as a Sales Consultant after concluding a successful career at Marriott Hotels & Resorts as a Sales Manager. Prior to working for Marriott, Dana attended Towson University in Maryland where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications. Dana currently resides in Tampa, Florida, with her husband, Darrell, and their sons, Dylan and Travis.
Cindy Ott has been with ProSolutions since September, 2005. She specializes in the management of reservations and hotel operator evaluations. In addition, her experience and talents allow her to assist with the management of other projects, and she oversees certain aspects of the Accounting, Human Resources, and Administrative functions of the company.
Prior to joining ProSolutions, Cindy gained her hospitality experience by working in Human Resources and Accounting with Marriott Vacation Club International and JetBlue Airlines. She currently resides in Winter Garden, Florida, with her husband, Mark; children, Bailey and Jake; and stepchildren, Grace and Buzz.
After three years proving to be a strong asset to the ProSolutions project team by chiefly completing sales-related projects, Poppie McNierney became the Project Manager of Strategic Pricing in August, 2014. She focuses primarily on customer-facing project start-ups. She helps our customers to determine the most advantageous type of strategic pricing project to have completed based upon each of their unique needs, and she takes all steps necessary to make sure the initiation process is smooth and efficient. Poppie excels at delivering a tailored approach to each customer’s individualized situation, and she exhibits strong communication and organizational skills.
Poppie has been in the hospitality industry for over 15 years. She was previously an Operations Manager with Nielsen Business Media (trade show division) and also a meeting planner with several associations. She is a graduate of The University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse with a Master of Science in Education and of Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Education. She currently resides in Holly Springs, North Carolina, with her husband, Chris, and two children, Keira and Liam.
Before becoming a Project Assistant for ProSolutions in March, 2017, Jennifer spent seven years working within the Strategic Pricing Division as a research expert. In her current Project Assistant role, Jennifer focuses on fulfillment: overseeing our team of Market Research Consultants, answering their questions, and managing the quality assurance of all of our strategic pricing reports. Her efforts are a vital piece to the puzzle of what makes our customers’ return so valuable.
Prior to joining ProSolutions, Jennifer gained her costumer service experience working as a successful hairdresser for five years and was in retail management for 10 years. Jennifer currently resides in Midland, Texas, with her husband, David, and their daughters, Serenity and Piper.