Ama Romaine is a seasoned executive who brings a wealth of diverse, global, legal and commercial experience that spans a broad range of industries. She is a dynamic and collaborative leader who has represented clients primarily in the Financial Services and Hospitality industries across the public, private and non-profit sectors. Ama is a commercially focused, strategic leader who possesses expertise in commercial transactions, brand building, franchising and reputation management.
Ama is currently the General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer at G6 Hospitality, the parent company for the iconic Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands. In this role Ama has been focused primarily on building a strong compliance culture, aggressively managing a high-risk litigation portfolio, and developing a holistic response to some of the company’s most challenging reputational issues.
Previously, Ama held a number of positions with increasing responsibility in the hospitality industry, including as the Vice President & Senior Counsel for Brands at Hilton Worldwide. Ama also practiced law at top-ranked law firms in the United States and Trinidad, where she represented lenders and borrowers on a broad range of financing transactions.