Brittain Resorts & Hotels announced Wednesday the addition of Christy Jernigan as chief development officer. Jernigan has more than 20 years of industry experience, most notably serving as the vice president of business development at Aimbridge Hospitality. Prior to that, she spent five years at Remington Hotels in various operational roles.
Jernigan’s decision to join BRH was driven by the company’s proven leadership team and organizational culture, according to a press release.
In her new role, Jernigan will lead all aspects of business development at BRH. Her primary focus will be expanding Brittain’s third-party management platform by sourcing new deals, acquiring properties and spearheading efforts to expand the network of investment partners. With her extensive experience in the hospitality industry and passion for travel, Jernigan brings a wealth of expertise to BRH, who is well-positioned to expand its footprint in the industry.
“As we continue to accelerate our growth strategy and expand our portfolio, it was clear we needed to add a chief development officer to our leadership team,” said Matthew Brittain, CEO of BRH. “Christy undoubtedly brings with her a proven track record of success, but also fits perfectly within our culture at BRH.”