6 hotels welcome new GMs

Radisson Blu Mall of America
Radisson Hotel Group promoted Edean Kam from hotel manager to GM of the 500-room Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. Photo credit: Radisson Hotel Group
Amy Isbell-Williams. Photo credit: Geronimo Hospitality
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Geronimo Hospitality Group, Radisson Hotel Group and resorts in Missouri and Colorado recently appointed new general managers.

Geronimo Hospitality Group named Amy Isbell-Williams GM of the 140-room Bottleworks Hotel. Slated to open this fall, the downtown Indianapolis hotel will include a restaurant and bar. Isbell-Williams, who previously served as GM of the Ironworks Hotel Indy, brings 15 years of hospitality experience to her new role.

Elsewhere in Indianapolis, Michael McClain took over for Isbell-Williams as GM of the 120-room Ironworks Hotel Indy. Previously the hotel’s director of rooms since its opening in 2017, McClain brings 15 years of full-service hotel management experience to his new role. Ironworks Hotel Indy is located at the Keystone Crossing complex, which also includes dining, retail and entertainment.

Radisson Hotel Group promoted Edean Kam from hotel manager to GM of the 500-room Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. Kam has worked in the hospitality industry for more than 30 years, including seven years at Radisson Blu Mall of America. Before joining Radisson, she served as hotel manager at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel and held multiple management positions with Four Seasons Resorts & Hotel across Hawaii.

Radisson also appointed Alex Francis GM of the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown. During his more than two decades in the industry, Francis has opened multiple hotels and restaurants and overseen multimillion-dollar renovations. Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown features 360 guestrooms, 30,000 square feet of meeting space and a restaurant and bar.

Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa & Convention Center in Branson, Mo., named Jon Davidson GM. Before joining the 301-room property, the 30-year hospitality veteran served as VP and COO of Shangri-La Golf Club, Resort & Marina in Afton, Okla. Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa & Convention Center includes 43,500 square feet of meeting space, a 14,000-square-foot spa, a marina, a fitness center, an indoor pool and several food-and-beverage options.

Highline, a new, 116-room mountain resort in Vail, Colo., appointed Hunter Jones GM. Jones brings 20 years of experience to his new position, including, most recently, as GM of the Courtyard by Marriott Rockaway-Mt. Arlington (N.J.). Highline features an onsite restaurant and bar, 5,755 square feet of meeting space and a pool.