Appointed General Manager
At Pacific Edge Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel in Laguna Beach - CA, USA
Lee, a native of Newport Beach and now Irvine resident, most recently held various senior-‐level positions within the Davidson Hotel Company, where he spent seven years working with brands such as Starwood, Hilton, Hyatt and Intercontinental. Prior to joining the team at Davidson, Lee played a key role in notable projects including the re-‐launch of the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, the Governor’s Ball at The Academy Awards, and the production of numerous high-‐profile events and initiatives within the hospitality and entertainment industries in Los Angeles. Lee started his hospitality career as the Director of Food & Beverage at the Sofitel in Beverly Hills and at the Bel Age Hotel on the famed Sunset Strip. Lee is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a Master’s Degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Administration.