Meet the Team


Anne Ratterman
Assistant Director of Sales
Phone: (502) 561-4030

Anne Ratterman has been with the Galt House Hotel since 2008 as Assistant Director of Sales, handling the Faith-based market. 

Anne is an active member of the Religious Conference Managers Association, and the Christian Meetings and Conventions Association. 

Anne is also a lifetime member and mentor with Girl Scouts USA, a licensed Funeral Director in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and an active member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, serving as Lector, Carnival Chair and homebound minister.


Kim Bridwell
National Sales Manager
Phone: (502) 568-3497

Kim joined the Galt House Hotel in July of 2000. Kim handles the Sports Market and the Association Market in the South. Kim is a member of Meeting Professionals International (Georgia Chapter) and the National Association of Sports Commission. Kim is currently taking classes to earn her Certified Sports Event Executives (CSEE) certification.

In her personal time, Kim enjoys spending time with her family and going to the lake. 


Laura Gipe
National Sales Manager
Phone: (502) 568-4269

Laura started her career in sales in 1983. She has held several positions in both Sales and Operations, including Director of Sales and General Manager. Laura joined the Galt House Hotel in 2007 and is responsible for Government and Military business from all states, excluding the DC area, as well as associations 200-1000 rooms peak-booked out of Chicago and the Midwest.

Laura is a member of the Society of Government Meeting Professionals (Kentucky Chapter) and the Professional Convention Management Association (Greater Midwest Chapter). She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family.


Linda Franklin
Meetings Express/Sales Manager
Phone: (502) 568-3495

Linda Franklin joined the Galt House Hotel in 1977 and has been a Galt House associate fore more than 30 years. She started as a part-time Administrative Assistant and is currently a Sales Manager working the Social, Military, Educational, Religious and Fraternal (SMERF) market for the OH, KY and TN area for 10 – 1,100 rooms, and also focuses on the SMERF and Associations, all of the U.S. for 10 – 200 rooms.

In Linda's personal time, she enjoys shopping, reading, cooking and spending time with her family. 


Lola Hill, CMP
National Sales Manager
Phone: (502) 568-4226

Lola has been with the company since October 1997. Previously, she served as the Director of Special Programs for the Alumni Association at the University of Louisville for 20 years. 

Lola's focus market is the Kentucky State Association, WA, OR, NV, ID, UT, MT, ND, SD, NE, MN, WY, AZ, NM and Canada.

Lola earned her Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certificate in March 2012. She is a member of the Kentucky Society of Association Executives (KSAE).

In Lola's spare time, she enjoys reading and gardening. 


Katie Schneider Curran
Sales Manager
Phone: (502) 588-4044

Katie Schneider Curran has worked at the Galt House Hotel for more than nine years. Katie manages the Kentucky Corporate Group Business Segment. She is a Certified Hospitality Sales Professional (CHSP). She is a dedicated sales professional and works diligently in meeting the needs of her clients.

Katie enjoys traveling and meeting new people.