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.
Executive Vice President of Development & Capital Markets
Lynne Roberts joined Aimbridge in 2004 and has 30 years of hospitality experience. Roberts is responsible for overseeing Capital Markets and her team, growing Aimbridge’s footprint of investors with large scale acquisition requirements in hotel real estate. Her industry knowledge, deal structuring and negotiation experience has helped drive Aimbridge’s significant growth from eight to over 800 properties. Roberts previously held the position of Senior Vice President of Development & Capital Markets.
Prior to joining Aimbridge, Roberts worked with Wyndham Hotels and Resorts for over 10 years as Vice President of Development Planning. While at Wyndham, she led acquisition, new construction, management contracts, and conversion analysis. In 1997, she created and directed start-up company development for HomeGate Hospitality, an extended-stay group. There she contributed to the achievement of private to public company status and a successful company sale within two years of conception. Prior to her tenure at Wyndham and HomeGate, Roberts led real estate analysis for Sheraton Suites Development in the Central United States and Canada. She was also a Hospitality consultant with Pannell Kerr Forster (PKF) in Chicago.
Roberts holds a B.S. degree and is a graduate and valedictorian of Michigan State University School of Hotel and Restaurant Management. She currently serves on the Board of Governors for the University of North Texas College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism.