Scott Sledge, CHA

Vice President of Operations, MMI Hotel GroupSSl

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What year did you join the MMI family?  1989

What are three words you would use to describe the MMI family?  Team. Supportive. Inclusive.

What is a fun fact that you wouldn’t mind sharing with the world about yourself?  Scott’s dream vacation would be to travel to Bora Bora to relax and enjoy God’s beautiful creation of paradise. 

After graduation from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in hospitality management in 1989, Scott Sledge began management training in Nashville, TN for MMI Hotel Group at the Cabot Lodge Nashville. He has served several MMI hotels in a variety of positions including Sales Manager, Front Office Manager and Assistant General Manager. In 1994, he was promoted to General Manager at the Cabot Lodge-Jackson North in Ridgeland. In 1999, Sledge assumed additional responsibilities in a dual role as Regional Director of Operations overseeing MMI operations in Mississippi, Tennessee and Louisiana. Most recently, Scott Sledge has been promoted to Vice President of Operations.

Sledge is a graduate of the Executive Development Advanced Management Program at Cornell University in Ithaca NY. Honored as a veteran hotelier, he holds the designation of a Certified Hotel Administrator from The American Hotel & Lodging Association. Sledge currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association and the MHRA Educational Foundation. Mr. Sledge has served three terms as President of the Mississippi Hotel & Lodging Association and in the past he has served the Ridgeland Tourism Commission as a two term president, vice president of the Metro Jackson Hotel/ Motel Association, Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce, and has served on various other boards and committees during his hospitality career. Mr. Sledge resides with his wife, Beth Westerman Sledge, and his two sons, Taylor and Westin, in Madison, Mississippi.