Cheryl Sinclair Joins OTO Development as Vice President, Human Resources

June 11, 2024 | Careers

Cheryl Sinclair Joins OTO Development as Vice President, Human Resources

Cheryl Sinclair has joined OTO Development as Vice President, Human Resources.

OTO Development, part of The Johnson Group, is a private company that develops, owns, and operates upscale select-service hotels throughout the continental United States.  In her new role, Sinclair will lead and develop OTO’s human resources team, which supports 2,700 employees across the country.

“OTO is poised for growth, making this an ideal time to enhance our Human Resources department,” says CEO Todd Turner. “Cheryl brings fresh insights from a variety of industry sectors that will be instrumental in guiding our HR strategies into the future.”

Sinclair’s human resources career spans the lodging, cruise and travel, and insurance industries. She spent nearly two decades with Farmers Insurance, where she held roles of increasing responsibility including AVP, Human Resources, before moving into executive positions at Princess Cruises, Buckle Insurance and, most recently, MCR Hotels, where she served as VP, Human Resources.

Over the years, Sinclair has earned a reputation as a collaborative, engaging, and innovative thought partner. She has a proven ability to drive human resources initiatives that deliver positive results at companies of all sizes.

“I have a passion for leading diverse teams through complex transformation and growth,” says Sinclair, who holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Texas Tech University as well as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certificate from HRCI.  “I have long admired OTO as a company with strong core values, and I’m delighted by the opportunity to come aboard to enhance the employee experience, drive strong business results, and create an environment where everyone thrives.”

As Vice President, Human Resources, Sinclair will be based out of OTO Development’s corporate headquarters in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Away from the office, Sinclair emphasizes family time with her adult son, Jeffrey. She loves to travel and, when home, enjoys dabbling in interior design.

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