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.
Jay T. Reed joined Aimbridge Hospitality in 2017 as its Chief Information Officer having worked in the Hospitality industry for over 16 years, part of a Technology career that spans over 30+ years. His team is responsible for the architecture, optimization and administration of all systems, networks and applications.
Prior to joining Aimbridge, Jay helped lead incredible growth for Centrada Solutions, a leading Managed Service Provider in the Hospitality industry as SVP of Client Services for a couple years. He has served as a technology leader for both Wyndham and Omni hotel brands, and for the Pillar Hotel and Resorts Management Company. Jay’s career includes leading technology for a number of companies within the Trammell Crow family of companies including Trammell Crow Company (now CBRE), Trammell Crow Residential (TCR), and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.
Jay received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from The University of Texas at Austin in both Finance and Data Processing and Analysis, and his MBA from Southern Methodist University. He served on the Board for the Dallas chapter of the Society of Information Management (SIM) for 8 years, and was on the SMU Associate Board for MBA students for 5+ years. Jay currently sits on the on the Marriott IT Advisory Council.