Bart Berkey started his career with Hyatt Hotels, where he held various sales positions excelling in the individual travel market over the course of 10 years. He then worked with TravelClick as a director of regional sales before being recruited to join StarCite as vice president of sales and supplier relations.
After several years in the meetings technology field, he broadened his experience by serving as regional vice president for the Long Beach CVB, before heading up the Washington, D.C. office for the St. Louis CVC.
Next, Bart acquired luxury sales expertise with Ritz-Carlton Hotels as a property leader and then as their corporate recruiter. His current role as senior corporate director, Eastern Region Global Sales Office allows him to lead a sales team that represents the entire Ritz-Carlton portfolio to the brand’s top group and transient customers.
Bart was named by HSMAI as one of the “Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales & Marketing” for 2009. He a former board member with HSMAI’s Special Interest Group, and a motivational mentor and life coach. He lives in Potomac Falls, Virginia with his wife and two children.