Kirby Brown has over 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry at operations ranging from small boutique restaurants to large convention hotels and resorts.
As a General Manager for Best Western Brant Park Inn and Conference Centre for 26 years, he has gained extensive experience in planning, financial budgeting and cost control, sales and marketing, operations, and customer care. Kirby oversees 158 guest rooms and suites, 14 conference rooms, a licensed restaurant, bar, and patio. He and his team have won numerous awards and accolades over the years. His hotel has been the market leader in performance, usually topping 130% of our fair market share. He has also held various managerial positions at several other establishments, giving him a solid foundation in the hospitality industry.
Kirby has held many leadership positions within his community and business organizations. He is a member of both the Kiwanis Club and the Rotary Club, has served on local Chambers of Commerce, Tourism Boards, Hotel Associations. He has served as president, chair and board member for a variety of industry boards and is currently a Governor with Best Western International, Chair of the Brantford Hotel Association, and Chair of the BW Brand Identity Committee.
Kirby Brown brings a comprehensive set of skills and a passion for the hospitality business to each role that he fills. His leadership and organizational skills help him manage a large staff effectively, and his public communication skills allow him to represent his organizations effectively.