George Rutledge joined OTO Development as Vice President of Purchasing & Information Systems in 2007. He is responsible for overseeing the procurement of all owner supplied goods and the implementation of technology to support both the development and hotel management operations. Mr. Rutledge was previously the Director and Vice President of Information Systems of Extended Stay America, Inc, a NYSE listed lodging chain. He joined ESA in 1996 and worked with the company until its sale to Blackstone in 2004. Earlier in his career Mr. Rutledge held positions in supply chain and technology consulting with Andersen Consulting and Deloitte.