Brenda began her career with InnVentures in 2002 as Area Director of Sales for three Marriott hotels in Oregon. In that role, she received two National Awards for Property Sales Leader of the Year and Franchise Sales Team of the Year in 2003 and 2004. In 2005, she was promoted to General Manager for the Residence Inn in Hillsboro, Oregon. While in this role her hotel received its fifth Hotel of the Year honor and Brenda was awarded Diamond GM of the Year by Marriott in 2008. After serving as General Manager for multiple Courtyard and Residence Inn hotels until 2015, Brenda transitioned to a Regional support role at InnVentures.

Prior to joining InnVentures, Brenda gained hotel experience with several brands serving as a Front Office Manager, Director of Housekeeping, Revenue Manager and Convention Sales Manager.

Brenda gives back to her community by volunteering at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and with the Beaverton School District. She is also a member of InnVentures’ Culture Council.