A Team is only as Strong as its People

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.

Rich Sprecher

Rich Sprecher

Vice President of Business Development

Rich Sprecher joined Aimbridge in 2009 and has 36 years of hospitality experience. Sprecher operates out of the company’s Regional Office in Chicago, and is responsible for expanding the company’s portfolio through third party management contracts and joint venture acquisitions. He is also responsible for increasing the number of properties managed by the Distressed Asset Division.

Prior to joining Aimbridge, Sprecher was Director of Franchise Sales for Choice Hotels International for over 17 years. While there he was responsible for selling over 220 hotel franchises for the Cambria, Clarion, Quality, Comfort, Sleep and Mainstay Suites brands and was a member of Choice’s President Club for all but two years. Sprecher has also held senior management positions with Adam’s Mark Hotels & Resorts, Stouffer Hotels & Resorts, Renaissance Hotels, and Best Western Bradbury Suites Hotels.

Sprecher graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout Hotel Program with honors, and is a Certified Hotel Administrator by the American Hotel & Lodging Association.