Mike Zanolli

Franchise Partner | Hospitality Division

Mike Zanolli is the Gecko Executive Hospitality franchise partner in Virginia and Washington D.C. He brings over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry.  He started his career in hotel operations after graduating from The Hotel School at Cornell University and gradually moved into food and beverage operations.  He has opened multiple hotel properties ranging from 300-room all-suite hotels to 4,000-room international casino resorts.

Working in 4 and 5-star hotels and casino resort properties, having experienced multiple property openings and building and maintaining management teams throughout his career, Mike truly understands the need that clients have in hiring qualified, knowledgeable candidates that will represent their brand and fit well within their organization.   

Mike also understands what candidates look for in finding the right organization that fits their desires and provides opportunity for personal growth.