Ronald Phifer, Board Member

Ron Phifer is Vice President of Business Development, responsible for acquisition management, new development opportunities and expanding Aimbridge Hospitality’s capital blueprint with new investors in the hospitality space. Ron joined Aimbridge in 2004 as a sales manager following a career as a professional basketball player. Most recently, he was Regional Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Aimbridge.

With over 20 years in sales and marketing experience, Ron’s driving force has been creating value through actionable results and people first leadership. Under his sales leadership, Ron’s hotels over his career have exceeded GOP, Market Share and RevPAR results. His hotels also have received recognition as Sales Team of the Year twice, and Hotel of the Year four times.

An avid advocate for community outreach and mentorship, Ron is a proud member of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lonestar and has been serving as an Executive Board Member since 2019. Ron also has been an active member of NABHOOD (National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators and Developers) for over four years.

Ron received dual Bachelor Degrees of Business Administration and Public Relations at Barry University of Miami, Fla.