Tenaya Hills is the SVP of design and development at Bunkhouse Group, the boutique hotel management company based out of Austin, Texas. Utilizing her more than 15 years of experience in intentional design and historic restoration, Hills leads the charge on bringing the Bunkhouse vision to life through the brand’s signature, bespoke interiors, historic motel renovation projects, adaptive reuse of historic buildings, and innovative new builds—creating a true sense of place for each guest at many properties throughout the U.S. and Mexico.
A native Californian, Hills has been with Bunkhouse since graduating from the University of Texas at Austin’s School of Architecture grad program, with a master’s in historic preservation. Throughout her career and in addition to her work with Bunkhouse, she has also collaborated on many local projects such as the newly opened Uptown Sports Club in partnership with Aaron Franklin and James Moody, founded an event rental company, Party at the Moontower Event Rentals, and more. In her free time, Hills enjoys traveling, exploring Austin, and spending time with her husband, two sons, and family dog.