Michael Tsai brought 16 years of hospitality industry experience with him when he joined Brighton in 2007. As Regional Manager, Michael oversees a number of Brighton’s full and select service hotels in both Southern California and New Mexico, with a hotel portfolio that includes brands such as Hilton, IHG, Wyndham, and Choice Hotels. Michael specializes in the turnaround of under-performing properties and guiding a hotel’s overall direction and strategic priorities. He also focuses on leadership development, enhancing organizational effectiveness, and developing high-performing leaders that impact the organization’s overall success while assuming responsibility in helping property owners maximize the full value of their investment and relationship with Brighton Management.
Michael received a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He has been awarded General Manager of the Year Award from Brighton Management for his exceptional leadership and performance. Michael is actively involved with charities and has received recognition by various charitable organizations including McKinley Children’s Center, Boys and Girls Club, and APFC Multicultural Center.