ABOUT
Committed To Exceptional Design And Service

Our passion is bringing beautiful designs to life. Hospitality Resources & Design is committed to using our expertise in providing clients with innovative design while completing projects on time and in budget.

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A PROUD HISTORY

Founded in 2008 by Richard Budnik, President and Owner, HRD has built a solid reputation for outstanding service in the hospitality industry with a specialized focus on timeshare resorts. The HRD team is a compilation of talented and friendly professionals who bring creativity and efficiency to the forefront for successful collaborations with their clients.

A Team of TALENTED PROFESSIONALS
Experience The HRD Advantage
Professional Partners
Each project is assigned a team of professionals, including a Licensed Interior Designer, Design Assistant, Project Manager, and Purchasing Agent
Diverse Services
Project development can include one or several service areas, including Scope, Budget & Timeline, Digital Design Elevations & Perspectives, Scaled Floor Plans, and Design Presentation Board
Comprehensive Attention
Projects are managed from concept to completion, including a Site Visit, Design Collaboration, Conceptual Drawings & Presentations, Design Specifications, Procurement, Logistics, and Post Installation Product Support
Awards And Accomplishments

2017 Ardy Finalist Awards for Refurbishment and Interior Design

IHG regional property improvement plan award for Holiday Inn Express Blount Island

IHG approved designer

Richard Budnik
Richard Budnik

Richard Budnik is the founder and owner of Hospitality Resources and Design and brings over 22 years of hospitality experience in FF&E procurement, operations, sales and business development to the company. As President, Richard is responsible for the sales and principal level management of all projects. Prior to establishing HRD in 2008, Richard was a primary partner in Mid-Florida Textiles incorporated in 1991 and Hospitality Design Solutions, created in 1994 where he was responsible for sales, business development and management of the company.

Mary Daust
Mary Daust

FL Lic. ID5488   LEED AP ID+C, ASID

Mary Daust, Vice President at Hospitality Resources & Design, Inc., has over 18 years of experience in Interior Design, Sales, and Project Management. She excels at listening to client needs, budget requirements, and design preferences and developing a plan that is right for them. This approach translates into numerous successful resort renovations and valued long term client relationships.

Rich Budnik and Mary Daust are the sales team and together they are the principal directors on all projects. Mary leads the creative team of designers to ensure projects are executed to the highest standards. HRD applies expertise with hotel developers, brand standards and property improvement plans to timeshare clients ensuring renovations are in line with current trends and meet industry standards.

In addition to being an award winning licensed Interior Designer, Mary is LEED AP ID+C and makes every effort to reduce the environmental impact of a renovation. Mary’s diverse background in kitchen and bath design, residential design and commercial design make her extremely well suited for the time share industry.  

Sarah Crawford
Sarah Crawford

Sarah joined HRD in 2013 after nine years as a consulting CFO for small and mid-size companies. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with an undergraduate degree in Accounting and a Masters in Business Administration. She is a FL licensed CPA with a background in public accounting. Sarah enjoys being involved in all aspects of the business from daily operations to strategic planning and financial management.

Cam Abascal
Cam Abascal

Sr. Designer / Project Manager, FL Lic. #CBC1260949

With more than 26 years in sales & marketing, design and project management, Cam's exceptionally creative and practical approach to interior design is a valuable tool when communicating with both clients and trades. A licensed Building Contractor, her experience taking projects from conception to completion is well received and respected. Coupled with a successful history in cutting edge kitchen and bath design, her hospitality and commercial experience includes work in the timeshare, hotel and restaurant industries. Cam earned her B.A. from the University of South Florida.

Michelle Martinez
Michelle Martinez

Michelle has worked with Hospitality Resources & Design since the inception of the company. She has extensive experience in the hospitality industry and an amazing attention to detail. Michelle works closely with Vendors and Designers to ensure product is ordered accurately and delivered on time.

Ashleigh Myers
Ashleigh Myers

Ashleigh received her Bachelor’s in Interior Design from Seminole State College in 2015. She joined the HRD team in January 2017. Her background includes seven years in the customer service industry, as well as a collective four years in the healthcare, restaurant, and hospitality design industry. Ashleigh is studying to test for the NCIDQ exam in the near future.

Melinda Muiña
Melinda Muiña

Bio to come...