Vrancror Group

(905) 540-4800   info@vrancor.com

Getting to The Top

Getting to the top wouldn’t be possible without Vrancor’s experienced, high-performing leadership team that offers expertise in multiple disciplines. Combined they consistently deliver market-leading ROI.

DARKO VRANICH

President & CEO

Darko Vranich, an entrepreneur, investor and developer, is a Croatian-born Canadian. A skilled leader and visionary, he founded and grew Vrancor Group from a single hotel property into a multimillion-dollar, multi-disciplinary business in less than 10 years.

He is best known for careful strategic planning, rigorous financial management and uncompromising commitment to build, acquire and manage globally recognized branded hotels and developments.

PETER TOSH

Regional Director, Hotel Capital Projects & New Builds

His specialties include: Employee Relations and Leadership, FF&E & Procurement Management, Organizational Effectiveness, Driving Exceeded Guest Satisfaction, Strategic Management of Brand Partnerships.

LOUIS JAKETIC

Regional Operations Manager

His specialties include: Franchise Operations, Property Improvement Plans, Team Building & Mentoring, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Compliance and Procurement. Personal Mantra: “You may not remember what a person said to you, but you will never forget how they made you feel.”

IAN MARCOTTE

Chief Financial Officer

Ian is a skilled leader responsible for driving Vrancor’s high-ROI growth by providing financial support to all properties and holdings.  As a senior member of Vrancor’s Executive Team, Ian works closely with teams across the company to build and maintain a positive organizational culture while executing growth initiatives to provide maximum returns to stakeholders. 

Mario Frankovich

VP Investment & Strategic Planning

With extensive experience in investment management and C Suite roles, Mario brings investment and strategic planning skills to Vrancor.  As well with a regulatory background in Investment Industry, he provides Vrancor with valuable governance and ethics perspectives.

PHYLLIS CRAIG

Director of Finance

Her specialties include: Internal Controls, Audit and Financial Reporting.

DANYAL NATHANI

Director of Finance - Construction & Development

His specialties include: Strategic Planning, Financial Reporting, Budgeting & Forecasting, Internal Controls and Financial Systems Implementation.

SABINA VIEIRA

Regional Director - Human Resources & Payroll

Her specialties include: Employee Relations, HR Planning, Performance Management, Recruitment, Labour Relations, Compensation/Benefits, Payroll Management and Change Management.

GUNTHER BLÜESZ

Design - Planning

His specialties include: Planning, Architecture, Design and Project Management.

PAUL CIRONE

Director, Marquis Gardens & Ajax Convention Centre

His specialties include: Marketing Development; Operational Efficiencies; Large Event Food Planning; Menu Design & Costing; Kitchen & Operational Design.

MARILYN BUTKOVIC

Regional Sales Manager

Her specialties include: Sales Management, Revenue Management, Business Development and Leadership.

HEATHER GARDINER

Regional Marketing Manager

Her specialties includes: Marketing Planning, Digital Media Management, Advertising, Social Media, Web Optimization and Content Development, Partnerships and Public Relations/Communications.