HRI Lodging Names Brad Barnett SVP/Sales and Marketing

NEW ORLEANS—HRI Lodging has named Brad Barnett SVP of sales and marketing.

In this position, Barnett lends his experience in sales, distribution channel management, revenue management and marketing in upscale and midscale lifestyle hotel companies. He also brings expertise in development and execution of corporate sales and revenue management strategies and initiatives for entire hotel portfolios. His professional achievements include serving as members of both the Marriott Full-Service Franchise Marketing Communications Advisory Council as well as the Starwood Franchise Senior Executive Sales Roundtable Council.

Prior to joining HRI Lodging, Barnett served as SVP of sales and marketing for Schulte Hospitality Group, LLC, where he was responsible for providing leadership to over 70 branded and independent hotels. Additionally, he has held a variety of senior leadership positions with the Dream Hotel Group, Highgate Hotels, HEI Hotels & Resorts, Viceroy Hotel Group and Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, overseeing iconic hotels such as the Chatwal Hotel and Park Lane in New York City along with the Viceroy Santa Monica. He is a graduate of Northern Arizona University.