Stout Street Hospitality Announces New General Manager

Dallas General Manager

DENVER – April 1, 2014 – Jared Williams, former manager of the Magnolia Hotel Houston, has been brought on as the general manager of the Magnolia Hotel Dallas. Williams has been with the Houston property since 2009 and worked his way up to manager before being promoted to the Dallas property.

“Jared’s comprehensive experience and overall ability to lead made him an ideal choice to take the helm of the Magnolia Hotel Dallas,” Leigh Hitz, president and chief executive officer of Stout Street Hospitality, said. “He’s been working his way up in the hospitality industry, much of that time spent here at Magnolia Hotels. He’s already a proven success.”

A magna cum laude graduate from the University of Houston, Williams originally joined the Magnolia Hotel Houston as a sales and catering manager. He went on to serve in several different key roles – a corporate sales manager, director of housekeeping, then director of operations before being named manager of the historic boutique property last year. He was named Magnolia Hotel Manager of the Year in 2011.

Upscale, modern meets historic, urban architecture at the Magnolia Hotel Dallas, one of the city’s most recognized buildings. “Pegasus – The Flying Red Horse,” is illuminated at night and shines brightly as the icon of Dallas from atop this beautiful boutique hotel. The downtown Dallas hotel is located near the American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Mavericks; Dallas Convention Center; Dallas Cowboy Stadium and the flagship Neiman Marcus.

Stout Street Hospitality is a privately held hotel management and development company that operates upscale boutique hotels catering to the sophisticated traveler. The company focuses on development, management, acquisition, re-branding, new construction, and conversion of existing independent hotel properties. The core product line consists of award-winning, independent boutique hotels operating under the Magnolia brand. The company currently runs Magnolia Hotels in Denver, Dallas, Houston and Omaha, Neb. and holds a third party management contract on the Holiday Inn Dallas Central – Park Cities in Texas. The company recently acquired the historic Mayfair Hotel in St. Louis, Mo., which will reopen as Magnolia Hotel St. Louis in early summer 2014 after a multi-million dollar renovation.


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