The Executive Team at Aimbridge is comprised of veteran hoteliers with a history of delivering industry-leading results. Averaging over 26 years of hospitality experience, the senior executives focus on maximizing returns to partners by utilizing a unique blend of experience, resources, and relationships.
Gerard Forster joined Aimbridge Hospitality in 2015 as its Chief Information Officer. His team is responsible for the architecture, optimization and administration of all systems, networks and applications. Prior to joining Aimbridge, Forster was a founding partner and Vice President of Information Technology at Evolution Hospitality. Forster also served for 5 years as the Vice President of Information Technology for Tarsadia Hotels where he held similar responsibilities. Before transitioning to the hospitality industry, Gerard served as Vice President of IT for both Acoustic Home Loans and Towne & Country Mortgage. While in these posts, he was the chief architect, engineer, and project manager for each company, leading the development of automated underwriting and loan origination systems. Gerard has also held positions as the General Manager for the So-Cal Speed Shop, a leading trendsetter in the hot rod industry and the Director of Marketing for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). Gerard is a graduate of Whitter College.