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Brittain Resorts & Hotels announces new Chief Development Officer to lead portfolio growth

Christy Jernigan

In her new role, Christy Jernigan will lead all aspects of business development at BRH. Her primary focus will be expanding Brittain’s third-party management platform by sourcing new deals, acquiring properties and spearheading efforts to expand the network of investment partners.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Brittain Resorts & Hotels (BRH), leading full-service hospitality management company in the Southeast, announced the addition of Christy Jernigan as chief development officer. Jernigan has more than 20 years of industry experience, most notably serving as the vice president of business development at Aimbridge Hospitality. During her 16-year tenure, she played a pivotal role in expanding the company’s portfolio to over 1,500 hotels worldwide. Prior to that, she spent five years at Remington Hotels in various operational roles.

Jernigan’s decision to join BRH was driven by the company’s proven leadership team and organizational culture. BRH is ideally positioned for further growth, and Jernigan is confident that her experience and relationships will contribute significantly to the company’s continued success.

In her new role, Jernigan will lead all aspects of business development at BRH. Her primary focus will be expanding Brittain’s third-party management platform by sourcing new deals, acquiring properties and spearheading efforts to expand the network of investment partners. With her extensive experience in the hospitality industry and passion for travel, Jernigan brings a wealth of expertise to BRH, who is well-positioned to expand its footprint in the industry.

“As we continue to accelerate our growth strategy and expand our portfolio, it was clear we needed to add a chief development officer to our leadership team,” said Matthew Brittain, CEO, BRH. “Christy undoubtedly brings with her a proven track record of success, but also fits perfectly within our culture at BRH.”

Brittain Resorts & Hotels (BRH) is a full-service hospitality management company providing multi-layered expertise in all disciplines of hotel and resort operations. Since 1943, BRH has been enriching the lives of its team members, guests, partners, and the communities they serve by providing exceptional guest experiences, a supportive work environment, and superior returns. With over 4,000 rooms, suites, and condos in the portfolio, the company currently operates 22 hotels and resorts and 45+ restaurants & bars within the United States.

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