Gary J. Horton

Operations Manager

“Enjoys fly fishing in Idaho”


As the Operations Manager for Braintree Hospitality with over 15 years of experience in the lodging industry, Gary is responsible for the operation and profitability of our Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and La Quinta Inn products. Under his management, many of these properties have won Hampton Lighthouse Awards and La Quinta Franchise Hotel of the Year.

Gary has successfully managed a wide variety of hotels including Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites and AmeriTel Inns (independent brand).  His passion for the growth and the development of others has contributed to his success by helping those around him reach their fullest potential. During his tenure, he has successfully identified, trained and produced successful leaders who continue to excel in leadership positions within the industry.  His ability to think outside the norm, coupled with his competitive nature and willingness to express his opinion has helped refine operational processes and continues to set new standards.

Service to the lodging industry, church, and community is an important part of Gary’s life. Most recently, Gary has been appointed to the positions of President, Vice President, and Board Member of several Lodging and Restaurant Associations, and has filled similar roles throughout the state of Idaho. His contributions to church and community involve coaching Cal Ripken Baseball, park and community cleanup services, a church mission in Buenos Aires Argenta, Sunday school teacher, and mentor to young men.

His dedication and passion carry over to nurturing his beautiful family of four children and loving wife, Alisa. Gary is an avid runner, fly fisherman, and outdoorsman.  His love of landscapes and nature has taken him to great places and hopes for many more to follow.