Chris Pardo  Co-Founder    Chris, an Honors graduate of the UNLV Hotel & Restaurant Management program, served in various management positions with Four Seasons in New York and Beverly Hills. He then attended the University of Washington Architecture M.A. program and launched the architecture firm Elemental Architecture. Pardo has also created and opened a variety of restaurant, bar and entertainment venues, including Bootlegger Tiki and Ernest Coffee in Palm Springs.

Chris Pardo
Co-Founder

Chris, an Honors graduate of the UNLV Hotel & Restaurant Management program, served in various management positions with Four Seasons in New York and Beverly Hills. He then attended the University of Washington Architecture M.A. program and launched the architecture firm Elemental Architecture. Pardo has also created and opened a variety of restaurant, bar and entertainment venues, including Bootlegger Tiki and Ernest Coffee in Palm Springs.

  Peter Karpinski  Co-Founder    Peter has served in leadership roles at Four Season Hotels & Resorts, Caesar’s Entertainment, and Starr Restaurant Organization. He has also worked for over a decade as a Partner of Sage Hospitality, where he co-founded Sage Restaurant Group, as well as developed multiple nationally recognized lifestyle hotel brands. He is a graduate of Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration.

Peter Karpinski
Co-Founder

Peter has served in leadership roles at Four Season Hotels & Resorts, Caesar’s Entertainment, and Starr Restaurant Organization. He has also worked for over a decade as a Partner of Sage Hospitality, where he co-founded Sage Restaurant Group, as well as developed multiple nationally recognized lifestyle hotel brands. He is a graduate of Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration.

  Ezra Callahan  Co-Founder    Ezra previously served as the sixth employee and first product manager at Facebook. Following his departure from Facebook, he co-founded Artist & Recreation, a Los Angeles-based real estate and hospitality group, which redeveloped the Regent Theater in downtown Los Angeles into a 1,000-capacity live music venue.  He is a graduate of Stanford University.

Ezra Callahan
Co-Founder

Ezra previously served as the sixth employee and first product manager at Facebook. Following his departure from Facebook, he co-founded Artist & Recreation, a Los Angeles-based real estate and hospitality group, which redeveloped the Regent Theater in downtown Los Angeles into a 1,000-capacity live music venue.  He is a graduate of Stanford University.

  Matt Steinberg  Co-Founder & CEO    Matt graduated from Stanford with a degree in International Relations. He received a Master’s from the Fletcher School at Tufts before returning to Palo Alto to earn a J.D. at Stanford Law School. Before co-founding Artist & Recreation, a Los Angeles-based real estate and hospitality group. He was an attorney at Munger, Tolles & Olson in Los Angeles, focusing on corporate and real estate litigation.

Matt Steinberg
Co-Founder & CEO

Matt graduated from Stanford with a degree in International Relations. He received a Master’s from the Fletcher School at Tufts before returning to Palo Alto to earn a J.D. at Stanford Law School. Before co-founding Artist & Recreation, a Los Angeles-based real estate and hospitality group. He was an attorney at Munger, Tolles & Olson in Los Angeles, focusing on corporate and real estate litigation.

  Noah Ellis  Chief Operating Officer    Noah started in the hospitality washing dishes when he was 13.  He has since held (slightly) higher-level positions in the industry.  He is also a Co-Founder & Co-Owner of Top Round Roast Beef.  While he did not technically "attend" or "graduate from" Stanford, he was born there, which is considered by many to be more impressive than the "degrees" possessed by certain individuals on this web page.

Noah Ellis
Chief Operating Officer

Noah started in the hospitality washing dishes when he was 13.  He has since held (slightly) higher-level positions in the industry.  He is also a Co-Founder & Co-Owner of Top Round Roast Beef.  While he did not technically "attend" or "graduate from" Stanford, he was born there, which is considered by many to be more impressive than the "degrees" possessed by certain individuals on this web page.

  Chris Putnam  Principal and CTO    Putnam was one of Facebook’s first engineers - and its youngest, at 19 - after notoriously hacking the site in 2005. Putnam developed a number of Facebook’s early features, including Facebook Video. After leaving Facebook, he shifted his focus to angel investing, real estate and travel. Putnam oversees ARRIVE’s guest-facing and back office technology.

Chris Putnam
Principal and CTO

Putnam was one of Facebook’s first engineers - and its youngest, at 19 - after notoriously hacking the site in 2005. Putnam developed a number of Facebook’s early features, including Facebook Video. After leaving Facebook, he shifted his focus to angel investing, real estate and travel. Putnam oversees ARRIVE’s guest-facing and back office technology.

  David Isen  Co-Founder    David is a graduate of Stanford University and holds an M.S. in Computer Science from UCLA. Isen splits his time as a touring musician with HORSE the Band and as a software engineer for Los Angeles -based game developer, Scopely. He is co-founder of Artist & Recreation, a Los Angeles-based real estate and hospitality group.

David Isen
Co-Founder

David is a graduate of Stanford University and holds an M.S. in Computer Science from UCLA. Isen splits his time as a touring musician with HORSE the Band and as a software engineer for Los Angeles -based game developer, Scopely. He is co-founder of Artist & Recreation, a Los Angeles-based real estate and hospitality group.

  Ryan Terracino  Corporate Controller    Ryan brings with him 15 years of hospitality and service-based industry experience. He has worked with every size and model of hotel from small boutique properties to 5-Star Resorts. He is currently pursuing his MBA from UC Irvine with a focus on real estate development and finance.

Ryan Terracino
Corporate Controller

Ryan brings with him 15 years of hospitality and service-based industry experience. He has worked with every size and model of hotel from small boutique properties to 5-Star Resorts. He is currently pursuing his MBA from UC Irvine with a focus on real estate development and finance.

  Nina Quincy  Managing Director, Palm Springs    Nina has spent 20+ years in hospitality, working from coast to coast in all aspects of the business, from retirement homes to strip clubs to nightlife to hotels. She loves Star Wars. She is not a fan of walks on the beach because she would rather sit with a book instead. She is a Virgo.  

Nina Quincy
Managing Director, Palm Springs

Nina has spent 20+ years in hospitality, working from coast to coast in all aspects of the business, from retirement homes to strip clubs to nightlife to hotels. She loves Star Wars. She is not a fan of walks on the beach because she would rather sit with a book instead. She is a Virgo.