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Campus Staff Spotlight | Jon Capone

Upon arriving to our Campus, the first impressions that you receive are often a result of the interactions that you have with our front office staff. Furthermore, the condition and upkeep of your sleeping accommodations will also be a point of reflection on your experience. The gentlemen responsible for a large part of this experience is our Director of Rooms, Jon Capone.  

Jon brings a wealth of hospitality knowledge to our Campus and we are very lucky to have him delivering the guest experience. Let’s get to know a little more about this die-hard Red Sox fan.

What is your name and title? Jon Capone, Director of Rooms

Where were you born? Malden, Massachusetts

Please briefly detail your professional experience. I have been in hospitality management for 10 years. I started with Hyatt Hotels and then spent 5 years with Omni Hotels & Resorts. I have managed properties ranging from downtown business properties to the Barton Creek Country Club. This will be my first opportunity as a Director of Rooms.

Where is your favorite travel destination and memory? My favorite destination was hiking Cinque Terre on the Ligurian coast of Italy. My wife and I went backpacking across Northern Italy for our 5th wedding anniversary and hiking the cliff side wine vineyards of Cinque Terre was simply breathtaking.

Where have you not yet been able to visit, but have always wanted to? Scotland

What is your favorite thing about Austin? The food culture and scene. My wife and I love to dine out when possible and Austin has always had a killer food scene.

What does having a position at Campus on Lake Austin mean to you? It means the world to me. It is a tremendous opportunity to bring my experience and knowledge to the Campus and help build something truly unique in a picturesque setting in Austin. Simultaneously it is a tremendous growth opportunity for me as well to continue building my career in the hospitality industry that I love.