About ProfitSwordProfitSword was co-founded in 2001 by Mike Patton and Tili Findley with the mission of providing state of the art operational and reporting business intelligence software to the hospitality industry. They have achieved this by combining their separate areas of expertise in leading edge software development and high level hotel management. The resulting software solutions, ProfitSage, ProfitPlan, ProfitPace and ProfitWizard continue to receive rave reviews from ProfitSword customers. ProfitSword’s solutions are web-based applications providing users with consolidated, real-time reporting features. The applications gather data from disparate hotel systems and create a data warehouse and web applications accessible by users for operational functions and comprehensive real-time reporting. ProfitSword’s clients include 70+ different leading hotel management companies representing more than 3,000 hotels worldwide!
About Mike Patton
Mike Patton graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with High Honor degrees in both Aerospace Engineering and Computer Science. He spent five years in the Telecomm Industry developing large scale financial and billing systems. In 1996, he left the public sector and began a private consulting company titled ThoughtWave that developed integrated back office systems for internet service providers and call centers. During his time as a professional software architect, he has consulted with large corporations such as BellSouth, American Airlines, WorldCom, Cingular Wireless, WellPoint, and CitiFinancial. In 1999, he partnered with Tili Findley to develop an integrated operational and business intelligence platform for the Hospitality Industry.
About Tili Findley
Tili Findley is a graduate of the Florida International University School of Hospitality Management and a resident of Orlando, Florida. After college she began her career with Eastern Airlines before migrating into the hotel industry. Tili progressed in her career with Radisson Hotels, Hyatt Hotels, Davidson Hotel Management and the Kessler Collection of Hotels. She specialized in accounting and finance with Davidson Hotels and joined the Kessler Collection as the Corporate Director of Hotel Accounting and was promoted to Vice President of Hotel Operations. Tili’s extensive experience in the hospitality industry has enabled her to better understand the needs of hotel operators as well as hotel owners. Her own experience with hotel systems has made her able to fully appreciate the importance of integrated software systems and streamlined financial reporting to the success of individual hotels as well as to entire portfolios of hotels. This understanding has been the origin and the guiding force in the creation ProfitSword’s software product solutions.