David L. Cherashore is an Executive Board Member of Evans Hotels. His primary focus is on the redevelopment of existing hotels as well as seeking new business opportunities and additional properties for the Evans Hotels portfolio.
Mr. Cherashore served as Executive Vice President of Commercial Property and Development at Evans Hotels for 30 years prior to his current role. Before joining Evans Hotels, he worked as Marketing Manager for the Dole Foods Division of Castle and Cooke, Inc.
Mr. Cherashore graduated cum laude from Middlebury College (VT) with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Geography, and received his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Dartmouth College (NH). He serves on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation, the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Resort Hotel Association (RHA). He also is a past chairman of the RHA. In 2015, Mr. Cherashore received a mayoral appointment to the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors where his insight and experience are utilized to promote water efficiency and continue to provide a safe and reliable water supply to the San Diego region.
Mr. Cherashore previously served as a board member and chairman of the Resort Hotel Insurance Company. He was also a trustee for the La Jolla Country Day School, where he chaired the Buildings & Grounds Committee. He also served as Executive Committee Member for the University City Planning Group, board member of the University City Foundation for Public Schools, and member of the Board of Management at the La Jolla YMCA.