Kansas City's Fontaine hotel appoints Jody Hall as GM

The Fontaine hotel is located in Kansas City, Mo. Photo credit: The Fontaine (Jodey Hall has 20 years of hospitality experience, and was previously GM of the Hilton Eugene.)

The Fontaine, A Kansas City Hotel, added Jody Hall as GM of the recently renovated hotel, located within the Country Club Plaza District. In his new role, Hall is responsible for overseeing operations for the 132-room boutique hotel, which is managed by luxury and lifestyle operator Pivot Hotels & Resorts.

“I am so proud to have been offered the opportunity to join The Fontaine and the incredibly talented team on property,” Hall said in a statement. “I look forward to providing our guests with a warm and welcoming Midwestern experience for years to come.”

Hall brings more than 20 years of hospitality management experience to his role as GM. Hall has been a longtime leader within Davidson Hotels & Resorts, Pivot’s parent company. Most recently, Hall held the position of GM of the Hilton Eugene (Ore.). Before his time at Hilton Eugene, Hall was the head of food & beverage transition activity for 14 new properties, and successfully developed and launched six new restaurant concepts within the Davidson Hotel & Resorts portfolio. Hall also served in the U.S. Army for six years before discovering his passion for F&B and hospitality.

“We are simply delighted to welcome Jody to The Fontaine and the Pivot Hotels & Resorts family,” Albert Smith, Pivot’s SVP, said in a statement. “We’re looking forward to seeing and experiencing all of the energy and innovation that Jody will inject into our hotel in Kansas City.”