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Dr. Deepak Gangahar

DR. DEEPAK GANGAHAR
Owner

Dr. Deepak Gangahar ran a successful cardiac surgical practice in Lincoln and Omaha, NE for over 35 years. He is the Co-Founder and Developer of Nebraska Heart Institute and Nebraska Heart Hospital. He was the President of the Nebraska Heart Hospital until his retirement from medical practice in April 2015.

Kirti Trivedi

KIRTI TRIVEDI
Owner

Kirt grew up in Pueblo, Colorado. His first hotel was a Day’s Inn property in Hastings, Nebraska. Kirt comes from a long history of hoteliers.

Sean Davis

SEAN DAVIS
Vice President of Operations

Sean joined Anant in 2013. He has 25+ years of hospitality experience in all facets of the industry. Sean’s main job is to facilitate the success of the company by helping create winning systems and culture while promoting growth.

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AMY PITTMAN, CHA
Regional Director of Operations

Amy joined Anant in 2016. She has 20+ years of hospitality experience with a passion for leading people and developing positive, efficient and profitable service cultures. Amy was awarded Chief Wellness Officer of the Year for EVEN Hotels in 2019 leading the brand world wide in overall Guest Experience scores in 2018. Amy’s responsibilities include the direct oversight of the operations and profitability of the Anant hotels in the Omaha market.

Nettie Epp

NETTIE EPP
Corporate Office Manager

Nettie joined Anant in 2009. She has over 25 years of experience in Executive Management, Administration and Real Estate. Her expertise in hospitality and real estate along with her awesome attitude makes her a great asset to the Anant Team.

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JONATHAN NICHOLS
Director of Human Resources

Jonathan joined Anant in 2019. He is an Air Force veteran with 20 years of military experience. Jonathan is responsible for payroll, health and voluntary benefits, 401(k) program, as well as a multitude of other HR programs such as employee engagement and performance reviews.

Pat Yakopec

PAT YAKOPEC
Revenue Manager

Pat joined Anant in 2009. He has over 25 years experience working with multiple hotel brands in Revenue Management. Pat oversees all Revenue Management for our operating properties.

Andrea Holmstedt

ANDREA HOLMSTEDT
Controller

Andrea joined Anant in 2012. She has over 18 years of hospitality experience within all facets of the industry. Andrea currently manages the Accounting Department which includes the Procurement and Accounts Payable Teams, as well as P&L Management.

Tina Roberts

TINA ROBERTS
Procurement Manager

Tina joined Anant in 2017. She has over 17 years of general accounting experience and over 5 years of purchasing experience. Tina is responsible for all OS&E Supply for our operating hotels and other various accounting duties.

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TOM SAWTELLE
Corporate Director of Facilities

Tom joined Anant in 2019. He brings over 20 years of property maintenance experience. Tom’s primary role is to ensure the properties are maintained at a high level by developing and supporting the engineering team and overseeing improvement projects.

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GARRETT MEEK
Corporate Director of Sales – Omaha Market

Garrett Meek joined Anant in 2020. He has over 12 years of hotel experience across multiple brands. Known for his diligence, drive and his quick ability to access the needs of both his team and clients. Garrett believes that having a plan, and working the plan is the only way to reach your goals.

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MICHELLE SEDLACEK
Accounts Payable

Michelle joined Anant in 2019. She has over 10 years of accounting experience in both accounts payable and receivable. Michelle is responsible for all Hotel Accounts Payable.