Cindy Braak

Sr. Vice President, Finance Business Partner, Marriott International

Cindy is currently Senior Vice President of Finance supporting Marriott’s Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer, Stephanie Linnartz, and a team of over 7,000 employees.  Core functions include Brand Management, Marketing, Customer Experience & Innovation, Digital, Distribution, Revenue Management & Global Sales.  Her finance team partners with the business leaders to deliver strategic financial solutions that drive global growth, loyalty and profitability.  Sheoversees a group of 115 associates, located throughout the globe. 

Cindy has worked at Marriott for 33 years, in a variety of finance positions across four Continents (Hong Kong, Frankfurt, London and Washington, D.C.).  Cindy joined Marriott in 1984 after spending three years as an auditor with Price Waterhouse in Washington, DC.  She graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management.  She is co-chair of AH&LA’s Financial Management Committee.

Cindy loves to travel and has visited nearly 50 countries during her career with Marriott.  She is an avid runner and appreciates great food and wine!