Access Team

Cathy Brand

CFO/Managing Partner

Cathy Brand brings over 27 years of Hospitality and accounting experience to Access Hotels and Resorts and Access Residential Management. She is one of the founding partners of Access Residential Management and responsible for all aspects of the accounting and finance functions for the Access Companies.

Cathy joined Access Hotels and Resorts and Access Residential Management from GF Management where she was the Corporate Controller responsible for overseeing the financial activities for thirty-five hotels. Prior to joining GF Management, Cathy was the Corporate Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting for The Melrose Hotel Corporation where she oversaw all financial activities for multiple hotels and was instrumental in creating and implementing internal audit guidelines and procedures. Cathy spent ten years with Starwood Hotels & Resorts working at both Westin and Sheraton branded properties. She was involved with multiple hotel openings and spent eight years in various hotel controller positions. She was involved in numerous special projects and was a member of the task force committee for newly acquired hotels. Prior to her hotel career, Cathy spent 5 years in public accounting where she performed financial and internal control audits.

Cathy is a Connecticut native who graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and business economics from Oneonta State University.  Cathy enjoys golf and being outdoors in the amazing Florida weather.

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"The Del Webb management and activities team have made major improvements in the operations, maintenance, security, covenants enforcement, breadth and enjoyment of social activities. Further, the teams have exceptional interpersonal skills and are focused on exceeding resident expectations." Kathy, Del Webb Homeowner
“The Access team has really enhanced the resident lifestyle here. There’s always something fun going on, and the newsletter makes it so much easier to stay connected and discover new ways to enjoy our community.” John, Village Walk Homeowner
"The Access Residential Management team has been very helpful in our transition from renting in Waterleigh to owning. Alex and Rebekah have always answered our questions in a polite and prompt manner. The wonderful community events that the team coordinates have helped us to meet more neighbors and feel welcome.? Renee, Waterleigh Homeowner
“I only wish all management companies were as responsive and accommodating as “The Access team ." Jim Gray, City of Orlando District 1 Commissioner
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