Robert A. Rauch – Business Positions

Bio | Education | Academic Positions | Business Positions | Awards | Publications | Presentations | Associations and Memberships | Business Clients | Expert Testimony

1990 – present CEO, R. A. Rauch & Associates, Inc and RAR Hospitality
Serve as owner, developer, operator, trainer, consulting director, writer, publisher, manager, court-appointed receiver, expert witness

1988 – 1990 Manager, Deloitte & Touche, Hospitality Practice, Phoenix, AZ
Served as lead consultant, feasibility study writer, experienced researcher, lead diagnostic review expert, economic forecaster

1985-1988 General Manager, Hilton Pavilion, Mesa, AZ
Opened full-service, 272 room hotel, operated all departments as GM

1983-1985 Director, Education & Training, Best Western International, Inc.
Trained owners and GMs of over 2000 North American hotels

1981-1983 General Manager, Embassy Suites Hotel, Phoenix, AZ
Opened 228 suite hotel in Phoenix for London based developers

1979-1980 Manager of Restaurants, Hyatt Regency Phoenix

1974-1979 General Manager, Food and Beverage Manager, Sales Manager, Manager Trainee of Ramada Inns, Inc. in several cities

Started as dishwasher in 1974, became General Manager in 1979