Brian Quinn is the Vice President, Head of Development, New Construction Brands at Choice Hotels, leading development for the Comfort®, Sleep Inn®, MainStay Suites® and Suburban Extended Stay Hotel® brands. Brian joined Choice in January 2017 with more than 25 years of experience in the hotel industry, including real estate and franchise sales, franchise operations, owner relations and hotel operations. Prior to joining Choice, Brian was the Chief Franchise Officer at RLHC where he introduced the company’s first nationwide development team, launched its newest brand and supported the acquisition and integration of Boomerang Hotels and Vantage Hospitality. Previously, he held various leadership roles in development, franchising and hotel operations with InterContinental Hotels Group, Hilton and Driftwood Hospitality Management. In addition to his extensive professional experience, Brian also serves in a number of roles for non-profit organizations including St. Leo University in Dade City, Fla., the American Hotel and Lodging Association and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association.