Karen Saybe

Corporate Human Resources Manager

Karen is a highly skilled, senior-level Human Resources Business Partner who brings a track record of innovative strategies that have led to positive business outcomes across the board for hospitality brands. In addition, she brings a wealth of experience in talent acquisition, ongoing performance management, team leadership, coaching, mentoring, and the nuances that come with effective payroll and compensation management. Furthermore, her bilingual fluency in Spanish helps her deploy advanced communication skills in diverse working environments —serving to facilitate high-performing cultures and teams across a property’s verticals.

Karen’s career showcases breadth and results across various brands and properties, beginning with the Capella Hotel Group in Atlanta, Georgia, where she facilitated high-volume talent management and acquisition activities. Most recently, she was the Director of Human Resources at Commonwealth Lodging Management in Norfolk, VA, where she managed all talent acquisition initiatives and performance management cycles, spearheading a COVID-19 prevention policy. Across her career, Karen exemplifies a holistic commitment to fostering talent, leadership, and world-class cultures built on core values.