Gordon DoellChief Executive Office and Founder
Gordon M. Doell is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the OBASA Group of Companies, including OBASA / Six Three Suites. As a visionary, Gordon identifies opportunities that transcend industries, propelling him from building successful residential and commercial real estate projects to leading corporate housing organizations, and establishing global, technology-based networks.
A pioneer in the corporate housing industry, Gordon developed the OBASA Group of Companies in 1986, and has led OBASA Suites through 30 years of successful business in Canada with affiliates world wide. In 2020, he helped engineer the strategic merger with Six Three Suites to form OBASA / Six Three Suites.
Complimenting his passion for creating new developments, he has the rare ability to see opportunity in challenge and the drive to achieve award winning results. This is how Gordon re-imagined a tractor manufacturing facility, The Rumley Building, to premium loft housing, earning the Heritage Award for sympathetic reconstruction of the 1912 landmark.
This same vision led Gordon to create an award-winning master-planned community, Silver Springs Development in North Dakota, and achieve the Consumer Choice Award for Corporate Accommodations with OBASA Suites for 6 years straight. Transcending his values into his personal life, he has also been presented with a Citation for Laudable Conduct by the Mayor of Saskatoon.
Fueled by a passion to help people, and a vision to connect furnished accommodations around the globe, Gordon has built a team of professionals to grow the OBASA Group of Companies from a local corporate housing leader to an national resource for their clients and partners.
Rob HowieCEO & Managing Partner
Rob Howie is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of OBASA / Six Three Suites. As an entrepreneur and business leader, Rob has held leadership roles in companies both large and small for over 15 years. Specializing in building strong and successful teams, Rob has consistently lead organizations to year-over-year growth in challenging markets and industries, from Software Development to Corporate Housing.
After a many successful years as an executive in a large business in Saskatchewan, in 2017, Rob took a huge leap and decided to leave that position in order to acquire Six Three Furnished Suites. At that time, Six Three Furnished Suites was a small business with suites located only in Regina. Over the next three years Rob would lead the growth of Six Three Suites, seeing the business triple in size and adding suites in Saskatoon, Hawaii, Calgary and Edmonton. In 2020, Rob Howie and Gordon Doell (CEO of the OBASA Group of Companies) decided to bring their combine 30+ years in the corporate housing industry together in order to provide industry leading services to their guests, and to continue growing the business throughout Canada. Rob was name CEO & Managing Partner in August of 2020.
Fuelled by a passion to help people, and a vision to connect furnished accommodations around the globe, Rob leads a team of professionals to grow the OBASA / Six Three Suites Company from a local corporate housing leader to an national resource for their clients and partners.
Mike DunkleeChief Marketing Officer
Mike brings nearly 20 years of corporate housing experience to the OBASA / Six Three Suites team. He has worked in the industry in multiple capacities, including marketing, guest services and operations.
With Mike comes an extensive history of providing a personalized experience to clients on a global scale and across multiple verticals, among them business travel, relocations, traveling entertainment groups, project work, internship programs, and ALE housing assistance.
Sharla DemchynskiBusiness Development & Client Care Representative
Sharla Demchynski is highly energetic and knowledgeable about the corporate housing industry and client care. In order to ensure that guests receive the highest quality of stay wherever they may be in Canada, Sharla always goes the extra mile. She loves to camp and spend time outdoors, and is a natural people pleaser, looking forward to meeting new customers and having new experiences each day. Sharla regularly receives compliments and thank you's from guests as they so often see her go out of her way to help them have a comfortable and lovely experience with OBASA / Six Three Suites.
Jagjyot SinghClient Care Specialist - Regina
Jagjyot "Jag" Singh, is highly motivated and knowledgeable to ensure that guests receive the highest quality of stay when in Regina at the Hamilton location. A nature lover and who loves to make people smile, Jag looks forward to meeting new customers and having new experiences each day.
Jag likes to say "Just walk-in with your luggage and we will take care of the rest!"
Laura Zary-JacksonSenior Accountant
As Senior Accountant for OBASA / Six Three Suites, Laura brings a fastidious and skilled accounting presence to our team. Making sure that every "i" is dotted and all "t"s are crossed, OBASA / Six three Suites is very lucky to have her on the team.