In 2016, Hall Capital partnered to open the 21c Museum Hotel in the downtown Oklahoma City building Fred Jones once called his “Camelot.”
Fred J. Hall has led Hall Capital for over three decades, growing it into a diverse company with national presence, but still governed by the values his family has exemplified for a century.
Fred was born in Oklahoma City. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University and his Master of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. Fred is married to Karen, and they have three children, Maguire Hall Thomas, Frederick Jones Hall IV, and Allison Cook Hall.
Fred’s government experience includes serving during the second term of the Reagan administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Canadian Affairs in the U. S. Department of State, and later as Chairman of the Oklahoma Transportation Authority under Governor Frank Keating.
Fred has been active on many civic boards, including the Chairmanship of the following Boards of Directors: Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Oklahoma City, INTEGRIS Health, Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation, Oklahoma City Industrial and Cultural Facilities Trust and Ballet Oklahoma.
Chair of the Day
Matt Cowden is a native Oklahoman, born in Oklahoma City and raised in Guthrie. After graduating from University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Public Relations/Oral Communications, Matt entered the Hospitality Industry with Marriott Hotels and Resorts, and worked in markets throughout the central United States including New Orleans, El Paso, Dallas, Memphis, and Houston, before returning back to OKC in 2003 as Director of Marketing and then General Manager of the Sheraton Downtown. In early 2013, Matt left the Sheraton and joined a fellow colleague in a digital marketing venture focused on Hospitality and Senior Living. In late 2015, Matt joined 21c Museum Hotels for their new downtown location in the historic Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant, which opened in June of this year.