Jörg Senne
Founding Partner and President

Jörg has dedicated his career to the global hospitality industry. A graduate of the Lausanne Hotel Management School, he has successfully opened hotel and resort properties in Mexico, Chile, Guatemala, Argentina and Panama. For over ten years he worked with Hyatt International Corporation, as Area Director for Hyatt of Mexico in Guadalajara, then in the Corporate Offices in Chicago. In 1999 he joined the management team of Westin Hotels and Resorts at their Caesar Park Hotel in Panama City. Relocating to Boquete with his family in 2005, Jörg pursued his vision of creating a comprehensive package of management products for small hotels and restaurants. Since 2010 Jörg has directed operations, new business development and human resources management at SELECT SMALL HOTELS. In 2015 Jörg founded SELECT HOSPITALITY SOLUTIONS, offering Property Management (PMS) and Point of Sales (POS) systems.

Heiner Gellenberg
Director of Culinary Development

Heiner’s broad experience involves every aspect of our food services. His travels through Europe, Asia, North, Central and South America influence his cosmopolitan cuisine. Heiner worked over 10 years at Hyatt International Corporation as Executive Chef, as well as a Project Manager, working in cities like New York, Cologne, Acapulco, Guadalajara, the Marian Islands and Buenos Aires. Before moving permanently to Mexico, Heiner lived and work in Panama for 6 years as the Executive Chef for the Westin Caesar Park Hotel. Back in Mexico Heiner worked as an Executive Chef at Karisma Hotels and Resorts, Riviera Maya and Tulum, before opening Food For Senses, a food and beverage consulting company focusing on training, implementing solutions and making the necessary adjustments to improve operations and profitability by focusing on procedures, product, consistency and guest expectations.

Ana Lorena Bell
Finance Manager

Ana Lorena received her Master’s Degree in Accounting and Auditing Management from the Latin University of Panama. Her background is in banking, finance and internal controls. She has directed the finances of SELECT SMALL HOTELS and its affiliates since 2008.