Hotel Fraye in Nashville announces new executive team members

Hotel Fraye has appointed Richard Rose as general manager, Jose Rodriguez as assistant general manager and Enjoli Bahl as director of sales and marketing.
Hotel Fraye has appointed Richard Rose as general manager, Jose Rodriguez as assistant general manager and Enjoli Bahl as director of sales and marketing.

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  – Opening this month in Nashville’s Midtown neighborhood, Hotel Fraye has appointed Richard Rose as general manager, Jose Rodriguez as assistant general manager, and Enjoli Bahl as director of sales and marketing.

Managed by Concord Hospitality, the 200-room property, Hilton’s Curio Collection’s brand debut in Nashville, features two food and beverage concepts, 6,000 square feet of flexible event space, and amenities including a rooftop pool with cabanas, state-of-the-art fitness center, and more.

Rose joins Hotel Fraye with a 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. 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 held 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.

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 and Panama including Hyatt Regency Cancun, Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun, and JW Marriott Panama Golf & Beach Resort. Other positions include the director of food and 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.

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 sales and executive management experience in the hospitality industry, with previous positions including director of sales and 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, Bahl 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 and 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.”

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