Kitchin Appointed to Jameson Inns Board

Jameson Inns, Inc. today
announced that Craig R. Kitchin has been appointed to the board of
directors of Jameson Inns, Inc. Mr. Kitchin joined Jameson as its controller and treasurer in June 1992,
subsequently becoming chief financial officer in February, 1994 and vice
president—finance in November, 1997. In November, 1998, he was elected
to his current position as president and chief financial officer of the
Company.

Mr. Kitchin graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.S. degree in
finance in 1989. From 1989 to 1990, he was a financial analyst with FMC
Corporation in Santa Clara, California, where his primary responsibilities
included budgeting and forecasting expenses. After leaving FMC
Corporation, Mr. Kitchin attended the University of Chicago where he
earned his M.B.A. degree with concentrations in accounting and finance.
Mr. Kitchin is the son of Thomas W. Kitchin, chairman and chief executive
officer of Jameson.

Thomas W. Kitchin, chairman, said, “The directors and I are very pleased
to have Craig join the board of directors. His intimate knowledge and
experience with both Jameson’s operations and finances will make a
significant contribution to the board and to the Company.”
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