In addition to serving as President of R. A. Rauch & Associates, Inc., Mr. Rauch serves as Managing Director for the West Coast office of InterBank Brener Hospitality. He is a nationally recognized consultant in the hospitality industry. The former Senior Manager of the hospitality consulting practice of Deloitte & Touche, Rauch has over 25 years of hospitality-related management experience.
Mr. Rauch also served as General Manager of full-service four Diamond hotels for Hilton and Embassy Suites. His education qualifications include a bachelor's degree in Hotel Administration from Western International University and a master's degree in Tourism Administration from Arizona State University. He is a Certified Hotel Administrator and has served as chairman of numerous tourism organizations nationally and in the western U.S.
Mr. Rauch currently serves on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Hotel Motel Association, the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau and San Diego North Convention and Visitors Bureau. Rauch also serves as Chairman of the Emerging Technology Committee of the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau and Director, Center for Hospitality and Tourism Research at San Diego State University.
R. A. Rauch & Associates, Inc. is currently developing a Homewood Suites by Hilton and a Hilton Garden Inn in Torrey Hills. His firm developed the web site www.hotelguru.com and publishes Hospitalitylnnsights, an electronic twicemonthly Newsletter.