Chairman & CEO
Ryman Hospitality Properties
Colin Reed is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ryman Hospitality Properties, which owns assets including four upscale, meetings-focused resorts totaling 8,114 rooms under the Gaylord Hotels brand. RHP also owns and operates media and entertainment assets, including the Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman Auditorium, 650 AM WSM, the Opry’s radio home; and Ole Red, a country lifestyle and entertainment brand. Prior to joining RHP, Colin was an executive with gaming company Harrah’s Entertainment Inc., serving as a member of a three-executive Office of the President and before that as Chief Financial Officer.