Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Bret Hoffman
Bret Hoffman resides as the Director of Sales & Marketing at the Holiday Inn Express Nashville Downtown Conference Center, located in the heart of Music City. As DOSM of the largest Holiday Inn Express in the nation, Bret leads a highly effective and motivated team by pulling from over 12 years of sales and leadership experience within the hospitality sector.
Coming from a proud family lineage of Boilermakers, Bret himself attended Purdue University, majoring in Hospitality Management with a minor in Business. His continued passion for hospitality led Bret to an internship in Fort Lauderdale, subsequently resulting in him joining the opening Sales team at the Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Beach. He later joined the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale and played an integral role in growing the Corporate and Association market segments. After moving to the Greater Nashville area in 2011 to work at the Sheraton Music City, it wasn’t long before he decided to buy his first home and settle in Nashville. Bret spent the next 4 years working for Marriott International in a Sales Specialist and Sr. Sales role at the Renaissance Nashville Downtown and Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. Bret gained additional experience cross-selling to full service Marriott Hotels throughout Nashville, Atlanta, and New Orleans.
Growing up in the small town of Wabash, Indiana, Bret learned patience, dedication, and hard work as the youngest of four siblings. When Bret isn’t enjoying time spent with his family, friends and dog, some of his favorite hobbies include being on the water, pushing himself in CrossFit, and exploring new places.