Meet Our Team


David S. Zachry, PE

Chairman and CEO

David has worked for Zachry since 1986, and is a third generation Zachry in the company. His work experience includes highway, petrochemical, power, and pipeline projects. He serves on the Board of Directors of numerous subsidiaries and affiliated companies.


Robert Thrailkill

Vice President, Operations

With 35 years of top-level experience in hospitality, Robert holds a dual role as VP of Zachry Hospitality and as GM of the Hilton Palacio del Rio and Staybridge Suites/Convention Center. He manages operations at both hotels and assists in assessment of potential hotel acquisitions.


Brian Getman

Vice President - Sales and Revenue

Brian leads a team of 20 Zachry employees in sales, marketing, events and catering promotion. He calls on his over 23 years of experience to develop and deploy market segments, manage public relations and social media campaigns, analyze trends and create proactive sales strategies.


Jeff Scott

Director of Operational Hotel Finance

Jeff is an experienced Operations Finance professional with 25 years of experience in various roles at full service and luxury hotels. He is the functional lead for all hotel accounting operations as well as for the development of Information Technology projects related to hotel systems.

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