Chief Financial Officer
Cathy Brand brings over 23 years of accounting experience to Access Hotels and Resorts. Ms. Brand is responsible for all aspects of the accounting and finance functions for Access Hotels and Resorts hotel management team.
Cathy joined Access Hotels and Resorts from GF Management where she was the Corporate Controller responsible for overseeing the financial activities for 35 hotels. Prior to joining GF Management, Cathy was the Corporate Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting for The Melrose Hotel Corporation where she created an implemented internal audit guidelines and procedures. Cathy spent ten years with Starwood Hotels & Resorts working at both Westins and Sheratons. She was involved with four hotel openings and spent eight years in various hotel controller positions. She was involved in numerous special projects and was a member of the task force committee for newly acquired hotels. Prior to her hotel career, Cathy spent 5 years in public accounting where she performed financial and internal control audits. She is a Connecticut native who graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and business economics from Oneonta State University.