ABOUT

We're here to serve our customers.

Through constantly evolving technology and the combined passion of our team, we offer curated housing solutions that enhance your housing program and provides a better experience to your workforce.

Thriving for Over 12 Years

Travelers Haven is a leading provider of temporary housing solutions based in Denver, Colorado. We provide customized housing solutions, managing every aspect of the temporary housing process for clients while saving them an average savings of 43% off other corporate housing options.

From the beginning, we did things differently. We developed industry-leading technology that enabled us to find better ways to serve traveling professionals across the spectrum from healthcare to the construction sector to relocating professionals, individuals and more.

Our customers come first. We’re dedicated to providing superior quality service and the best experience possible.

OUR
VISION

To be the most loved and largest corporate housing provider in the U.S.

VALUES

CUSTOMER COMES FIRST – ALL ELSE FOLLOWS
We’re 100% committed to our clients. We proactively make decisions designed to help improve their lives.
OWN. CREATE. COMMIT.
Take initiative – if we are not working to move forward and improve, we are not leading.
TOGETHER WE THRIVE
We seek out partnerships and assist the causes and charities that align with our values.
WE ALWAYS GIVE 100%
Living with a daring drive to surpass expectations – that’s passion.
GROW OR DIE
In both the client experience and our business model, there are no plateaus, only peaks and valleys.
ALWAYS DO WHAT'S RIGHT
Have strong moral standards and take ownership through accountability, honesty and respect.
NEVER FAILED, ONLY LEARNED
Creative solutions deliver maximum results.
NURTURE TWO-WAY COMMUNICATION
Never assume it will happen unintentionally.

Awards & Recognition

  • Apr 28, 2020

    2020

    • Top Block Award - 3SIXTY
    • The Best Midsize Companies to Work For – Built in Colorado
  • Apr 28, 2020

    2019

    The Best Midsize Companies to Work For – Built in Colorado

  • Apr 28, 2020

    2018

    Supplier of the Year Award – MoveCenter

  • May 1, 2020

    2017

    • Entrepreneur of the Year – EY (Ernst & Young)
    • Pinkest Man – American Cancer Society
    • Colorado Entrepreneur Excellence – APEX Awards
    • The Top 100 Digital (#57) – Built In Colorado
    • Supplier of the Year Award – MoveCenter
  • May 1, 2020

    2016

    The Top 100 Digital (#51) – Built In Colorado 

  • May 1, 2020

    2012

    • Gen X Y Z Award Winner– Colorado Biz
    • 50 Companies to Watch – Colorado Biz
    • Top 250 Private Companies – Colorado Biz
    • America's Fastest Growing Company (#591) – Inc. 500 
  • May 1, 2020

    2011

    • 50 Companies to Watch – Colorado Biz
    • Top 250 Private Companies – Colorado Biz
    • America's Fastest Growing Company (#556) – Inc. 500
  • May 1, 2020

    2010

    America's Fastest Growing Company (#90) – Inc. 500

  • May 1, 2020

    2009

    50 Colorado Companies to Watch – Colorado Biz

ASSISTING IN A TIME OF NEED

We know accidents happen. That’s why we offer support at the drop of a hat.

When hundreds of Porter Ranch residents were evacuated during the Southern California Gas Co. leak in 2015, we knew we had to help. Travelers Haven assisted nearly 550 families with securing temporary housing until the leaking well was repaired and the gas odors subsided in the Los Angeles area.

With a vast network of trusted suppliers and satellite offices in local markets, Travelers Haven is ready to ensure no one is without a home in a time of crisis. Our powerful software and 24/7, in-house support team is here for you.

Valley Gas Leak

Meet Our Leadership Team

Carlos Abisambra
President & CEO
Carlos Abisambra
Carlos is a dynamic leader and problem solver focused on sustainable company growth and enhancing end-to-end customer experience. Before Travelers Haven, Carlos cultivated a diverse track record of leadership and strategy positions at Amazon, Vortice Services, Danaher, Kimberly-Clark, and General Electric. He grew up in Colombia, earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and an industrial engineering degree from Purdue University.

Fun Fact:  "My first job as a teenager was being a sailing instructor. I used that money to pay for surfing lessons, but I can’t say I learned how to surf.”

Favorite Travelers Haven Value: Own. Create. Commit. – He truly believes that what’s on your job description is just the start and is everyone’s responsibility to see solutions through, even if it’s not within their “scope”. That’s a value that was instilled in him from a young age.
Troy Shaffer
VP of Revenue Management
Tory Shaffer
Proud of being associate #4, Troy has been an intricate part in growing Travelers Haven into what it is today. With a client-first approach and a deep understanding of the business, he oversees several different teams on both the sales and support side. Troy is a proud father of two with his wife, an avid golfer, and a spirited Indiana University Alumni.

Fun Fact: “I once received certification to be a professional golf teacher as I thought I wanted to pursue a career in golf.”

Favorite Travelers Haven Value: Together We Thrive. I am firm believer in “Seek first to understand before being understood” as it creates alignment, synergy, and ultimately more productivity. At the core of this value this rings true.
Tom Durant
VP of Accounting & Finance
Tom Durant
Prior to joining Travelers Haven, Tom was CFO at Renovation Brands. Prior to that, he held a variety of senior finance, operations and strategy roles at Centerline Solutions and Home Advisor. Tom earned his B.S.B Accounting at the University of Minnesota and gained his initial accounting experience at Deloitte and Touche.

Fun Fact: “Born and raised in Minneapolis I moved to Colorado for a year of skiing…that was 25 years ago”.

Favorite Travelers Haven Value: Take your pick – as a company we strive to live all the values every day in everything we do.
Ellis Hugunin
VP of Housing Operations
Ellis Hugunin
Since joining Travelers Haven 9 years, Ellis has learned a lot from within both the trenches and upper management of Travelers Haven. He tends to view the company’s systems and processes from a manufacturing perspective, which allows him to better identify opportunity costs and systematic efficiencies.

Fun Fact: “I auditioned for Wheel of Fortune and was declined, but my wife was selected.”

Favorite Travelers Haven Value: Grow or Die – it represents the constant pursuit of growth and development.
Warren Wright
VP of Engineering
Warren Wright
As the VP of Engineering, Warren leads the engineering team to ensure success between all internal software systems used both internally and externally. This includes the development of all software utilized by the organization such as our own Portal, myhavyn.com, and Salesforce, to name a few. Warren has over 18 years of leadership experience within various engineering teams and he has degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Fun Fact: I met my wife when we were both asked to join the same swing dance performance group 20 years ago.

Favorite Travelers Haven Value: Never failed, only learned – this value embodies the importance of taking risks and trying new things – essential to an agile environment!
Ryn Jarrett
Queen/Vice President of Core Markets
Ryn Jarrett
Ryn is our ‘Queen’. She earned this title due to her vast experience and knowledge in the Temporary Housing Industry, having been instrumental in providing solutions for clients and partner companies by holding key leadership roles for over 20 years.  Ryn has dedicated herself to our industry by volunteering her time extensively, in far reaching and ranging areas.    Ryn is on the Board of the Corporate Housing Providers Association and has volunteered with CHPA in many different ways.  She has played significant roles providing leadership as the Membership Task Force Chair, Programs Task Force Chair, and the Conference Task Force Chair.   She has also been named the CHPA’s Volunteer of the Year twice, once in 2015 and once in 2019. 

Fun fact: Ryn can beatbox and box you out at the same time!

Favorite Travelers Haven Value: We Always Give 100% - anything less is unacceptable!