Oxford Hotels & Resorts promotes EVP to president

The front exterior of Hotel Vertigo
As president of Oxford Hotels & Resorts, George Jordan oversees a portfolio of close to 4,000 rooms, including those at Hotel Vertigo in San Francisco. Photo credit: Oxford Capital Group

Oxford Capital Group’s wholly owned management subsidiary Oxford Hotels & Resorts promoted its EVP George Jordan to president. In his new role, Jordan oversees a portfolio of nearly 4,000 rooms and leads a team of more than 2,000 employees. He will continue to report directly the founder/CEO of Oxford Capital Group and Oxford Hotels & Resorts, John Rutledge.

“In addition to George being a deeply experienced innovator and trailblazer in the hospitality industry for more than 30 years and a recognized senior leader at Oxford Hotels & Resorts, he has been a close and valued professional collaborator of mine and a part of my inner circle at Oxford Capital Group for nearly a dozen years,” Rutledge said in a statement “George has been a key contributor to Oxford’s continued disciplined yet rapid national expansion. He is highly intelligent and analytical, as well as a cutting-edge operational expert with astute commercial acumen, constantly going above and beyond for our investors, customers and fellow team members.”

Before joining Oxford Hotels’ upper leadership, Jordan held leadership roles at The Arizona Biltmore, The St. Paul, The Marquette, Hilton and various Chicago properties. He serves on numerous boards, including the Magnificent Mile Avenue Association, the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association, the DePaul School of Hospitality Advisory Board, and is an active member of Holy Name Cathedral.

"I am honored with this appointment and look forward to continuing to work closely with John and the senior team at Oxford Capital Group to execute our collective vision, through our focus on people, performance and profit,” Jordan said in a statement.