Will Cherashore

General Manager, Bahia Resort Hotel

Will Cherashore was named General Manager of the Bahia Resort Hotel in 2020. He previously served as the Vice President of Acquisitions & Development from 2019 – 2020. Mr. Cherashore rejoined Evans Hotels after beginning his career in the Corporate Marketing department in 2009 and subsequently working as a Sales Manager for The Lodge at Torrey Pines from 2010 - 2013.

Previously, Mr. Cherashore was the Vice President of Finance for Kelly Slater Wave Company and its parent company, the World Surf League, working on the development and financing of wave systems. He has also worked in hospitality redevelopment, participating in hotel acquisitions and dispositions totaling more than $1.7B. Projects included the development and opening of the Hotel Californian in Santa Barbara and the Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Spa, both named to Condé Nast's Hot List and Travel + Leisure's It List for the best new hotel openings in 2018. Simultaneously, Mr. Cherashore served as the Asset Manager of a portfolio of branded and independent luxury hotels totaling more than 3,750 rooms and annual revenues in excess of $550M.

Mr. Cherashore received his Bachelor of Science from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, where he was also a varsity letterman in water polo and 2008 NCAA Division I National Champion. He also holds a Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management Certificate from Cornell University.

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  • General Manager, Bahia Resort Hotel

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