ZACH GRABINSKI

ZACH GRABINSKI

President

Zach learned the intricacies of the Hospitality industry through hands-on experience and by developing lasting relationships. His wealth of knowledge comes from two decades of passion for the industry, sales and delivering for clients. Zach’s focus, commitment, and hands-on approach are evident across every facet of the business. You can often find Zach on-site, meeting clients and team members, and overseeing a project’s progress. As the company’s leader, Zach personally takes the lead in all aspects of a projects—from planning and design selection to business management and installation. He takes pride in ensuring that every client is managed with care, and their expectations exceeded. Even though running Grabinski Group requires continual accessibility to clients and partners, Zach always finds time to enjoy his family and friends. Weekend gatherings and exploring new travel destinations are among Zach’s favorite activities. Zach would love to connect with you and learn about your business needs. You can contact him at zach@grabinskigroup.com.

BRANDY GRABINSKI

BRANDY GRABINSKI

COO

Brandy oversees the day-to-day business operations at Grabinski Group. Along with supervising the staff, Brandy is also intimately involved in the company’s financial, marketing and policy matters. Her twenty-plus years in Hospitality have given her the knowledge and connections to excel at managing all aspects of the business. Working in partnership with her husband, Zach, she has been instrumental in propelling Grabinski Group to new levels of growth by focusing on delivering what clients expect—completed projects that meet scheduling, budget and design requirements. When she is not focusing on the family business, Brandy enjoys traveling with family and friends. You can connect with Brandy at brandy@grabinskigroup.com.

KAITLYN ZIEMER

KAITLYN ZIEMER

Operations and Project Manager

Kaitlyn’s career has been focused on sales and customer service. Her natural abilities to supervise people and manage complex projects have earned her accolades throughout the Hospitality industry. Responsible for procurement, business development, client service and project management, Kaitlyn is a key player in growing the business by delivering excellence every day to clients, partners and Grabinski Group team members. She is a member of NEWH. Outside of work, Kaitlyn enjoys connecting with people through travel—both domestic and abroad. You can connect with Kaitlyn at kaitlyn@grabinskigroup.com.

RYAN KOPER

RYAN KOPER

Construction Manager/Project Manager

Ryan has been in the Hospitality industry for over a decade and has extensive project management and construction management experience. He oversees procurement and supervises installation teams for all Grabinski Group projects. With the aim of delivering superior client service, Ryan ensures that all elements of a project are skillfully executed and delivered on time, to exacting specifications. Along with having a passion for Hospitality Design, Ryan also loves exploring Chicago’s rich architectural history. You can connect with Ryan at ryan@grabinskigroup.com.

KAELA VASS

KAELA VASS

Project Manager

Kaela Vass brings to Grabinski Group 5 years’ experience in client service and project management—the last two years specifically focused on the Hospitality Design industry. Her commitment to excellence in client service makes her a perfect fit for our Organization and a proactive advocate for our clients and partners. A Depauw University graduate, Kaela possesses a creative, artistic spirit and loves exploring the Chicago restaurant scene with family and friends. You can connect with Kaela at kaela@grabinskigroup.com.

MATER

MATER

Chief Zen Officer

As Grabinski Group’s Chief Zen Officer, Mater’s philosophy for maintaining a productive workplace is that respect and teamwork promote harmony and growth. His mantra is simple, “Napping helps keep the mind sharp. If my coworkers don’t have time for a nap, I’ll take one for the team and do it for them.”