About Us

Bryan Guillot, Sr. | CEO

With more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Bryan Guillot, Sr. has established himself as one of the industry’s most strategic and innovative thinkers and has earned the respect and admiration of colleagues around the globe. Past partnerships include some of the world’s most recognizable brands, including Westin Hotel, Tishman, Universal Studios and Baha Mar. His experience and knowledge give TLG an indisputably strong foundation and the relationships he has built and maintain consistently benefit clients and their businesses.

Bryan Guillot, Jr. | President Hotels & Resorts

Bryan Guillot Jr. has been with Thomas Lee Group for over ten years, where his responsibilities include sales, marketing, publicity, advertising, revenue management, customer acquisition, and managing onsite property operations teams. Before joining Thomas Lee Group, where he has been instrumental and a key contributor to the company’s overall success and that of its clients, Bryan Jr. earned degrees in Entrepreneurship and Family Business and Finance at Auburn University, which he followed up with positions and internships with leading national hospitality brands that allowed him to fine-tune his hospitality sales and marketing skills.

Scott Arent | President Construction 

Scott Arent operates the Thomas Lee Group Construction team and offers 20 years of construction and development management experience through both the residential and commercial sectors. Scott Graduated from the University of Florida. He comes to Thomas Lee Group after working as a Director for national residential homebuilder, Pulte Homes and most recently, a private developer/construction company focused on commercial/industrial buildouts, high end residential remodels/repairs and expert consulting. His focus on people, integrity and proven established processes allows him to excel in projects of all size and complexity bring the most value to all clients.

Fred Burford | CFO

Fred Burford is a results-oriented hospitality and casino veteran with 40-years’ experience and a career that includes executive level leadership positions for organizations where he has devised and implemented consistently sound, revenue-generating financial strategies. Approachable, confident, and politically astute, Fred has earned a solid reputation within the industry, having delivered consistent results and honing his diverse abilities while serving in top-level corporate positions within the gaming and hospitality industries for both public and private companies.