Rancho Bernardo Inn announced the appointment of Jamie Lemon to general manager of the golf resort and spa in North San Diego.

With nearly 20 years of extensive knowledge and expertise in the hospitality industry, Lemon will be leading the award-winning property and Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Course.

“We are delighted to have Jamie join Rancho Bernardo Inn,” Blaise Bartell, executive vice president of operations of JC Resorts said. “His passion for all things hotels is just as contagious as his leadership ethos - that working in hospitality is like working with family. We’re confident Jamie will elevate the guest experience at our iconic property.”

Prior to joining Rancho Bernardo Inn, Lemon spent 17 years with the Loews Hotels & Resorts brand where he quickly rose through the ranks from director of food & beverage to director of operations and hotel manager.

In his time with Loews, Lemon worked in a variety of markets from Santa Monica and Hollywood to Miami, in addition to opening the Loews New Orleans, Orlando, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia.

“It’s a true honor to be General Manager at Rancho Bernardo Inn and to become part of the JC Resorts family,” Lemon said. “I’m excited to lead the team and continue to build on our iconic reputation within the Rancho Bernardo and San Diego communities.”

Lemon was born and raised in Northern Ireland and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality and Tourism at Napier University in Edinburgh

Rancho Bernardo Inn offers 287 guest rooms and 80,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space.