Aileen brings nearly 16 years of experience in the Hospitality Industry. She has been dedicated to the Development, Design & Construction Management on the ownership side as an employee to various owners such as Kor Hotel Group now the “Viceroy Hotel Group”, Sunstone Hotels & D2 Development. In addition, Aileen has completed numerous consulting projects for different brands such as Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott, IHG, La Quinta Inns & Suites, Hard Rock Hotel, Choice and boutique hotels with clients including CNL Hospitality, PMI International, Stations Casinos, Tarsadia Hotels, CIM Group, Stroud Group, Red Lion Hotels, Montage Hotel Laguna Beach, Rauch & Associates, Broughton Hotels, Atlas Hospitality, Farrow Development, Kollin Altomare and more.
Prior to being involved in the Hospitality Industry, Aileen started as a Portfolio Manager with Elkor Properties (now Viceroy Hotel Group) running Historic building renovations, multi-family and commercial projects, tilt up buildings and boat docks. At D2 Development, she was exposed to pre-development phase for 2 tract home projects in Santa Clarita that passed up to bulk grading permitting as well as a condo project in Calabasas. Aileen had the opportunity to project managed as well as design a 35,000 sq ft office building for D2 Development and Troxler Group. To end it all, Ms. Canta was fortunate to work closely with Larry Dinovitz on his ground up 103 ft yacht.
She has developed an extensive professional network in the hospitality industry. Aileen is a member of CHP11-99 Foundation, has raised money for various organizations through multiple running events such as Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, John Wayne Cancer Research Foundation, American Cancer Society & World Bicycle Relief and has traveled to Mexico & Philippines to support the needy. She values integrity, character, honesty and passion in all aspects of her personal and professional life. Ms. Canta has a degree in International Computer Studies from Saztec IT Centre-National Computing Centre London based and is currently enrolled at UC Irvine studying Project Management major in Real Estate Development.