M A N A G E M E N T   T E A M
Anne L. Evans 
 

Anne L. Evans
Chairman 1984-Present

 Current Professional/Philanthropic Affiliations:
         Director, Automobile Club of Southern California
         Director, California Chamber of Commerce
         Board of Advisors, Rady School of Management, UCSD
         Founders Circle, Preuss Charter School, UCSD
 Past Professional/Philanthropic Affiliations:
         Director (1992-1998) & Chair (1998), Los Angeles Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
         Trustee, UC San Diego Foundation (1999-2005)
         Commissioner, State of California Tourism Commission
         Director, San Diego Trust and Savings Bank
         Trustee, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation
         Chairman, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
         Chairman, San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau
         Secretary of the Board, San Diego Economic Development Corporation
         Director’s Cabinet, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
         Chief of Protocol, Office of Mayor Maureen O'Connor, City of San Diego
         Trustee, Pomona College         
 Education:
         B.A. Pomona College
 Awards and Honors:
         California Tourism Hall of Fame
         Lifetime Achievement Award, Corporate Directors Forum
         F. Norman Clark Entrepreneur of the Year Award, California Travel Industry Association (CALTIA)
         Courageous Leadership Award, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
         Visitor Industry Hall of Fame, San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau
         Herb Klein Civic Leadership Award, San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation
         Hotelperson of the Year, San Diego Hotel-Motel Association
         San Diego Business Hall of Fame, Junior Achievement
         San Diego Pioneering Woman Award, Catfish Club
         Women Who Mean Business Award, San Diego Business Journal
  
 
Grace Evans Cherashore
 

Grace Evans Cherachore
President/CEO: 1992-Present
Chief Financial Officer 1984-1992

 Prior Experience:
1981-1984 Wells Fargo Bank
Assistant Vice President, Real Estate Industries Group, San Francisco, California
Education:
BA University of Colorado, Magna Cum Laude
M.B.A. Amos Tuck School, Dartmouth College
Current Professional/Philanthropic Affiliations:
Chairman, Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Director, San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation
Trustee, The Bishop’s School
Past Professional/Philanthropic Affiliations:
Founding Director, San Diego Trust Bank
Director, Peninsula Bank of San Diego
Director, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
Board Member, San Diego State University School of Business
Director & Executive Committee Member, San Diego Consortium and
Private Industry Council (now The San Diego Workforce Partnership)
Member, Steering Committee, UCSD Economics Roundtable
Awards and Honors:
Women Who Mean Business, San Diego Business Journal, 2005
 
William L. Evans 
 

William L. Evans
Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Hotels:
1984-Present

General Manager,
Bahia Resort Hotels:
1984-1994

 Prior Experience:
1984 L'Hermitage Hotel Group
Project Manager, Le Bel Age Hotel, Los Angeles, California
1981-1983 Rosewood Hotels
Food and Beverage Manager, The Mansion on Turtle Creek, Dallas, Texas
Food and Beverage Manager, The Remington Hotel, Houston, Texas
Education:
B.S. Cornell University
School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration
Current Professional/Philanthropic Affiliations:
Board Member, Past President & Chairman, San Diego Hotel-Motel Association
Past Professional/Philanthropic Affiliations:
President, Board of Directors, San Diego Convention Center Corporation
Board Member, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
Board Member, California Hotel-Motel Association
Board Member, San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau
Board Member, San Diego Historical Society
 
David L. Cherashore
 

David L. Cherashore
Executive Vice President, Commercial Property
And Development:
1984-Present

 Prior Experience:
1981-1984 Castle and Cooke, Inc.
Marketing Manager, Dole Foods Division, San Francisco, California
Education:
B.A. Middlebury College, Cum Laude
M.B.A. Amos Tuck School, Dartmouth College
Current Professional/Philanthropic Affiliations:
Chairman, Resort Hotel Association
Board Member & Past Chairman, Resort Hotel Insurance Company
Past Professional/Philanthropic Affiliations:
Trustee, La Jolla Country Day School
Executive Committee Member, University City Planning Group
Board Member, University City Foundation for Public Schools
Member, Board of Management, La Jolla YMCA
Awards and Honors:
“50 People to Watch,” San Diego Magazine, 2002
 
Robert H. Gleason, Esq. 
   

Robert H. Gleason, Esq.
Chief Financial Officer
1992-Present

  Other Experience:
       2005-present  San Diego State University
                                 Lecturer, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Program, San Diego, California
Education: B.A. Princeton University
J.D. University of San Diego, Summa Cum Laude & Order of the Coif
Current Professional/Philanthropic Affiliations:
Chair, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
Member, U.S. Bank San Diego County Regional Advisory Board
Public Affairs Committee Chair & former Vice-Chair/Development, The Old Globe Theatre
Vice Chair, San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture
Director & Secretary, Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund
Member, The State Bar of California
Member, The District of Columbia Bar
Past Professional/Philanthropic Affiliations:
Chair, The San Diego LGBT Community Center
Director, San Diego Convention Center Corporation
Commissioner, City of San Diego Salary Setting Commission
Commissioner & Vice Chair, City of San Diego Funds Commission
Member, Steering Committee, UCSD Economics Roundtable
Awards and Honors: San Diego County Top Attorneys list, San Diego Daily Transcript, 2009
Champion of Pride, San Diego LGBT Pride, 2009
“40 under Forty” list, San Diego Metropolitan Magazine, 2003
Deanís Award for Legal Scholarship & James R. Webb Environmental
Law Award, University of San Diego School of Law
 
Ilsa Butler
 

Ilsa Butler
Executive Vice President,
Sales And Marketing:
2012- Present

Corporate Director of Sales:
2012
W. Daniel Fullen
 

W. Daniel Fullen
General Manager,
The Lodge at Torrey Pines:
2000-Present

General Manager,
Bahia Resort Hotel:
1994-2000

Corporate Food & Beverage Director,
Evans Hotels: 1993-1994

 Prior Experience:
1987-1993 Sorrento Hotel
Food and Beverage Director
Seattle, Washington
1986-1987 Southport Restaurant
General Manager
Sarasota, Florida
1985-1986 Sorrento Hotel
Food and Beverage Consultant
Seattle, Washington
1982-1985 Rosewood Hotels
Food and Beverage Director, Hotel Bel-Air
Los Angeles, California
Food and Beverage Manager,
The Remington on Post Oak Park
Houston, Texas
Food and Beverage Manager,
The Mansion on Turtle Creek
Dallas, Texas
1980-1982 Cornell University
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ithaca, New York
Education:
B.S. University of Cincinnati, Cum Laude
M.P.S. Cornell University,
School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration