Bruno takes the helm of Lakedale Resort

Lakedale Resort GM Karl Bruno

Lakedale Resort, fresh from national notice on The Today Show and the cover of Sunset Magazine, is bringing in Karl Bruno as General Manager.

Bruno comes from five years at Kenwood Inn and Spa in Sonoma, Calif., voted a Top 100 Resort Spa each of the past three years by Conde Naste Traveler.

“We are thrilled to bring Karl’s undeniable expertise and passion to another one of Columbia Hospitality’s fine properties,” said John Oppenheimer, CEO of Columbia Hospitality.

Bruno has 30 years of hospitality management experience with industry leaders such as Holland America, The Kimpton Group and the W Seattle hotel.

Lakedale Resort and Kenwood Inn are both managed by Columbia Hospitality, which also operates Friday Harbor House and Salish Inns.