NASHVILLE (July 22, 2022) – Opening August 2022 in Nashville’s buzzy Midtown neighborhood, Hotel Fraye has appointed Richard Rose as General Manager, Jose Rodriguez as Assistant General Manager and Enjoli Bahl as Director of Sales & Marketing.
Managed by Concord Hospitality, the upscale 200-room property, Hilton’s Curio Collection brand debut in Nashville, will cater to discerning travelers through refined accommodations equipped with the latest tech innovation, culinary artistry spread across two food and beverage concepts, 6,000 square feet of flexible event space and amenities including an impressive rooftop pool with cabanas, state-of-the-art fitness center and local artworks.
Richard Rose, General Manager
Rose joins Hotel Fraye with a dynamic hospitality career spanning nearly three decades, bringing a wealth of experience to preopening and opening efforts for the hotel, where he will guide the property team to deliver a new standard of hospitality and an unforgettable experience to guests. Most recently, Rose was the Vice President of Business Development for Concord Hospitality, where he was responsible for fostering the company’s relationships with hotel owners and the industry’s leading brands. Rose has served a variety of leadership roles at other properties include Hilton Raleigh, Embassy Suites Raleigh, John Q Hammond Embassy Suites, and Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel. When not working, he is likely hiking, golfing, swimming, or enjoying time with his family.
Jose Rodriguez, Assistant General Manager
A native of New York City, Rodriguez has more than 26 years of hospitality experience working with the top international hotel brands. Working in tandem with Rose, Rodriguez will direct and coordinate day to day operations on property, ensuring all brand standards, policies and procedures are in place. Rodriguez previously served as Executive Chef throughout Mexico’s and Panama’s most luxe hotels, including Hyatt Regency Cancun, Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun and JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort. Other positions include the Director of Food & Beverage/Executive Chef at Hotel Indigo East Liberty in Pennsylvania, Hotel Indigo Savannah Historic District, and Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Midtown. While not exploring his new Nashville neighborhood, Rodriguez enjoys hosting dinners at home, traveling and game nights with his family.
Enjoli Bahl, Director of Sales & Marketing
In her new role, Bahl will spearhead sales and marketing strategies for Hotel Fraye and build the brand’s presence in Nashville. Bahl has 20 years of progressive sales and executive management experience in the hospitality industry, with previous positions including Director of Sales & Marketing at Moxy Nashville Vanderbilt Hotel, Area Sales Manager for Embassy Suites Murfreesboro and Embassy Suites Cool Springs, and Group Sales Manager at Hilton Miami Downtown. In her free time, Enjoli can be found traveling, hiking and spending time with her daughter and husband.
“We are thrilled to welcome Richard, Jose and Enjoli to Hotel Fraye’s executive leadership team,” said Karen Nash, Regional Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Concord Hospitality. “This dynamic trio brings extensive industry experience, passion for hospitality and intuitive leadership to the high-profile opening and debut of Hilton’s Curio Collection brand in Nashville. We are confident their leadership will guide a successful hotel launch as we continue to elevate and expand our brand and service standards.”