Black has more than 20 years of hotel management experience, said the hotel developers, Obie Development Partners of Eugene, Ore. The hotel is due to open this year.
Black was most recently general manager of the Portland Harbor Hotel in Maine. He has also served as the general manager for Topnotch Resort and Spa in Stowe, Vermont, and was with Four Seasons Hotels for more than 15 years before that.
At the Inn at 500 Capitol, Black will have oversight of all daily operations and will be responsible for assembling the opening team in advance of the hotel’s opening.