Blake Butler

img_5212Resource Manager, MMI Hotel Group – Blake Butler

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What year did you join the MMI family?  2017

What are three words you would use to describe the MMI family?  Committed.  Relatable.  Geniune.

What is a fun fact that you wouldn’t mind sharing with the world about yourself?  Blake is an accomplished artist.  Blake began oil painting at the age of 13, and later received a BFA in photography from Mississippi State University. 

BIO:  After earning a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from Mississippi State University, Blake began his hospitality career by working as a Guest Services Representative for the Hilton Garden Inn Starkville.  Within his first eight months on the job,  Blake was promoted to Director of Internet Marketing and also joined the sales team by calling on Mississippi State University.  Three short months later, Blake found himself being named the opening manager of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites of Brookhaven, Mississippi.

Before joining MMI, Blake served for almost four years as General Manager at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Brookhaven.   While there, Blake and his team maintained superior guest scores which contributed to Blake being named General Manager of the Year.  Knowing that he can help provide guests with a warm and unforgettable experience is what confirms that the Hospitality Industry is Blake’s calling.