Kirkwood Collection has hired Kenan Jones as vice president of operations to shepherd the collection through upcoming acquisitions and expansion of the brand. Jones has over 17 years of experience in operational and senior leadership roles with some of the most iconic brands in the boutique and lifestyle hotel space.
Jones joins Kirkwood after his latest role as the opening GM of the Hoxton hotel in Downtown LA. Previously, Jones held GM positions at Ace Hotel & Theater in downtown Los Angeles and the Standard Hotel in New York City’s East Village.
Jones will oversee Kirkwood’s regional operational strategy and work closely with onsite management to meet the brand’s objectives. With his operational experience, Jones will further the brand’s goal of blending the best of boutique hotels, B&Bs, and vacation rentals with an institutional-grade operations philosophy.
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