Meet Our Management Team

Bill Wendlandt - Owner

Bill Wendlandt purchased the Blackwell Hotel in April of 2012.  The historical significance and architectural grandeur of the property caught his attention knowing it needed to come back to life.  Bill has a commercial real estate background with specialization in historic and landmark properties.  Bill previously owned the Arbor House Bed & Breakfast in San Antonio which was close to the famous "Riverwalk." The committment from Blackwell Hotel to the guests, from him and the staff, are attention to details and impeccable service.  

CoyAnne Krysta - General Manager

CoyAnne joins the Blackwell Hotel with over 25 years of service and hospitality expertise. CoyAnne has lived and travelled throughout North America and brings a tapestry of experiences. Her goal is to ensure our guests know how important and valued they are every step of the way. She’s passionate about hospitlity and ensuring quality is the standard in everything at the Blackwell Boutique Hotel. CoyAnne and the Blackwell team have a keen understanding of the importance of working to exceed expectations, while also maintaining the highest caliber of integrity and excellence every time!


Our Outstanding Staff Members

Cara Dawn - Hotel Innkepper

Laurie Rad - Hotel Innkeeper

Beth Brown- Blackwell Gallery's Manager 

Amber Fitzgerald - Hotel Assistant

Daun Smith - Event Specialist/Hotel Assistant

Cara Dawn - Officiant