Rod Barker

Rod Barker

President and Chief Executive Officer at Strater Hotel

Location:
699 Main Avenue, Durango, Colorado, United States
Company:
Strater Hotel
HQ Phone:
(970) 247-4431
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last updated 12/21/2017

General Information

Experience

Realtor  - Realty ONE Group , Inc

Founder and Chief Executive Officer  - Painted Ponies Inc

Chief Executive Officer  - ShopAdoodle

Owner and Investor  - Rodney Barker Property Holdings

Realtor  - Premier Realty Associates

Capital Improvement Coordinator  - Westin Hotels

Education

Business , University of Colorado , Colorado Springs

Geology and Environmental Conservation , University of Colorado , Boulder

BA  - Business Administration , Fort Lewis College

Affiliations

Founder  - Double Star Studio

Member Board of Directors  - First National Bank of Durango

Board Member  - Brainstorm Internet

Board Member  - Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association

Board Member  - Durango CO

Founder  - The Trail of Painted Ponies

Board Member  - BID

Honored Member  - National Trust's Historic Hotels of America

Member  - Action Coalition for Medical Excellence

Author  - Simon & Schuster , Inc.

Board Member  - Burns National Bank of Durango

Member  - Rotary Club of Durango

Recent News  

Rod Barker, Board Treasurer and Secretary
Rod Barker, BID co-founder and president and CEO of the Historic Strater Hotel, has been involved in hotel operations and design for most of his life. As 3rd generation owner, Rod learned the industry from literally the ground up, serving as everything from bellman, buffet cook and accounting clerk, to general manager. He did, however, take time away from Durango to attend college in Boulder and Colorado Springs, eventually returning to Fort Lewis to complete his Business degree. Rod's experience in the tourism industry includes serving as a tour escort for Tauck World Discovery, and various positions at fine hotels including the Broadmoor, Colorado Springs; the Brown Palace, Denver; and Westin Crown Center, Kansas City, before settling back in Durango at the Strater. In 1980 Rod founded Strater Interiors, an interior design service, and has since been employing his talents in the redesign of the Strater's "look" - including the work done on The Office and Mahogany Grille.

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Rod Barker, Board Member
Rod Barker, BID co-founder and president and CEO of the Historic Strater Hotel, has been involved in hotel operations and design for most of his life. As 3rd generation owner, Rod learned the industry from literally the ground up, serving as everything from bellman, buffet cook and accounting clerk, to general manager. He did, however, take time away from Durango to attend college in Boulder and Colorado Springs, eventually returning to Fort Lewis to complete his Business degree. Rod's experience in the tourism industry includes serving as a tour escort for Tauck World Discovery, and various positions at fine hotels including the Broadmoor, Colorado Springs; the Brown Palace, Denver; and Westin Crown Center, Kansas City, before settling back in Durango at the Strater. In 1980 Rod founded Strater Interiors, an interior design service, and has since been employing his talents in the redesign of the Strater's "look" - including the work done on The Office and Mahogany Grille.

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Rod Barker, Treasurer
Chair of Finance Committee

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