Founder & CEO, Tiny Urban Escapes
Robin D. Staten is the founder and CEO of the innovative concept in boutique hospitality, Tiny Urban Escapes. As head of a community-infused wellness brand, she is focused on the vision and trajectory of the brand, its environmental impact, social responsibility practices, and benefits to local communities. She believes in the transformative power of authentic hospitality and its ability to connect individuals and communities. Before becoming a hotelier, Robin spent all of her professional careers in higher education administration working in the areas of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and Student Financial Affairs. Robin is a fervent supporter of her childhood community in her home city of Indianapolis. Her advocacies around issues that disproportionately affect the African American community such as Sickle Cell Anemia and Social Inequalities are dear to her heart. She is a proud mother of twin boys and a daughter who is all currently pursuing post-secondary academic careers at universities in Indiana.