Mr. Bratcher joined Island Hospitality in 2016 with nearly 20 years of experience in the hotel industry and an extensive background in strategic performance-based collaboration with owners and operators at all levels.
Most recently, Mr. Bratcher held the role of Senior Director, Full Service Franchise Operations with Starwood Hotels & Resorts where he led a cross-functional team that was recognized for numerous achievements. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bratcher progressed through the ranks with InterContinental Hotels Group, ultimately holding the role of Regional Director, Hotel Opening Service and Transitions. During his time with IHG, Mr. Bratcher was recognized as a two-time winner of the Hotel Operations Support Leader of the Year and was responsible for leading a field-based team of consultants across the Americas region. Mr. Bratcher’s experience also includes General Manager and department head positions at Hilton and Marriott branded properties.
Mr. Bratcher is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a B.A. in Economics.