Ken Barrett was named President of White Lodging in 2020 after serving as President and CEO of the company’s Hospitality Management Division since 2016. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Ken has a diverse background with more than 24 years of hospitality industry experience. Prior to joining White Lodging, Ken was Senior Vice President of Asset Management for Chicago-based Strategic Hotels where he worked for 10 years. Prior to that, Ken worked with IHG as Regional Controller and Director of Accounting for the Americas and with Interstate Hotels as a Regional Controller in their Crossroads Hospitality division. Ken has worked with most of the major hotel brands including: Fairmont, Four Seasons, Hilton, Hyatt, InterContinental, Loews and Marriott. He has both domestic and international hotel management experience in the areas of finance and hotel operations with both branded and independent properties.