NAPA, Calif.

Carneros Resort and Spa welcomes director of sales and marketing Rodney Morrow to the 28-acre resort in Napa Valley.

Morrow brings close to 20 years of industry experience and will oversee the marketing program and sales operations for the property, which is home to 100 cottages, suites and residences.

“I am delighted to return to wine country and join the team at Carneros Resort and Spa,” said Morrow. “I look forward to continuing the incredible work this dynamic team has already put forth and helping others recognize this property as a leading destination resort in wine country.”

Morrow has held leadership positions in operations for several recognized luxury resort properties in the Bay Area and beyond, including Sonoma, San Francisco, Atlanta, Las Vegas, and more.

Prior to joining Carneros Resort and Spa, Morrow was the director of sales at Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel, Calif. A North Carolina native, Morrow first launched his hospitality career at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club in Durham, N.C. From there, he held his first sales position at the Durham Visitors Bureau, then moved to The Ritz-Carlton in Atlanta.

In 2004, Morrow relocated to California where he worked for the Pinot Blanc Restaurant  in St. Helena, Calif., then became a sales manager at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa in Sonoma, Calif. Morrow has since held prestigious leadership positions at luxury properties including The Venetian in Las Vegas, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts in San Francisco and Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa in Henderson, Nev.

Morrow is an avid supporter and board of trustees member of the Incentive Research Foundation where he has been elected to serve his second three-year term on the Sponsorship Committee. Morrow attended North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C.

Carneros Resort and Spa is surrounded by 28 acres of grapevines, fruit trees and farmland. The resort has 94 cottages and suites and six, luxurious private homes clustered throughout the property. The resort boasts 23,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space.