The hotel is currently under construction at the historic Fred Jones Assembly Plant and set to open in summer 2016. Louisville, Ky. January 12, 2016 – 21c Museum Hotels has named Matt R. Cowden general manager of 21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City, currently under construction at the historic Fred Jones Assembly Plant, located at 900 W Main Street and set to open Summer 2016. Cowden comes to 21c with a deep knowledge of downtown Oklahoma City and more than 20 years of hospitality industry experience. He started his career with Marriott before joining Starwood Hotels, first as director of sales and marketing and then as general manager. In his role as general manager of 21c Oklahoma City, he will be responsible for overseeing all hotel operations, sales, and community and guest relations. "21c Museum Hotels redefines the standards of the hotel experience, focusing not only on hospitality, but also on the beauty and emotional connection of art. This unique integration of contemporary art in a hotel setting will provide an unprecedented experience for our guests," said Cowden. "I am excited and honored to be a part of that experience."
"Matt embodies the infectious enthusiasm and uncompromising service that guests of 21c have come to expect. His extensive hospitality background and focus on building and supporting a team of top-notch professionals will be a great asset to 21c," said Craig Greenberg, president of 21c Museum Hotels. "21c is excited to be an anchor of Film Row and west downtown's redevelopment and we look forward to sharing more details in the coming months." 21c Museum Hotels is currently recruiting for other positions including director of sales & marketing and area director of human resources. For more information, visit http://www.21cMuseumHotels.com/company/careers/.