Has been with Wright Investment Properties since 1988. Mr. Birkhead has worked extensively in all aspects of hotel operations. After serving as General Manager of several hotels, he was promoted to Regional Vice President of Operations in 1994. In his current role as Vice President of Development, he aggressively pursues unique opportunities to acquire new properties and to secure 3rd party management contracts. He utilizes strategic vision and direction in analyzing project feasibility, evaluating budget and cash flow projections and probing all needed franchise and government requirements. Mr. Birkhead graduated from Oklahoma State University's School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration, where he was named outstanding alumnae of 1994 for his high level of achievements in the hospitality industry.