Appointed General Manager
At The Ryder Hotel in Charleston - SC, USA
With 20 years of hospitality experience, Rauscher will oversee the opening, daily operations, and management of the highly anticipated 91-room hotel. In his new role, he is responsible for directing management and business development initiatives for the property, introducing The Ryder as the preferred accommodation choice in Charleston.
Rauscher joins The Ryder Hotel team from Playa Largo Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection, in Key Largo, Florida, where he served as director of rooms. Prior to this, he held numerous leadership roles across several luxury properties, including the Kimpton Cardinal Hotel, Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel & Spa, and Caneel Bay, a Rosewood Resort.
A veteran in the hospitality industry, Rauscher is a natural fit to lead impactful business results for The Ryder while connecting the hotel to the local community through partnerships and creative collaborations. With a deep understanding of hotel operations and marketing, he is well placed to oversee the hotel's 91 rooms and suites, two food and beverage outlets, guest experience program and more.