Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), today announced that Michael Carsch has been appointed managing director of the AAA Four-Diamond, all-seasons Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wis. Carsch has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry and mostly recently served as general manager of the Hotel Sax in Chicago, Ill.
Carsch joins Marcus Hotels & Resorts after a 20-year career with the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and most recently with Thompson Hotels. While at Thompson, he served as general manager of the Sax Chicago, Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and Thompson Beverly Hills. Prior to that Carsch was president of the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nev. Before joining Thompson Hotels, Carsch held numerous general manager positions with the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company including The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Miami, Fla.; The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, McLean, Va. and The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Fla.
“We are very pleased to welcome Michael to Marcus Hotels & Resorts as general manager of the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa as we celebrate the resort’s 45 th anniversary. His extensive management experience and diversified background in resorts, hotels and boutique properties across the U.S. is an excellent addition to our team,” said Kirk A. Rose, president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts.
“I am thrilled to be overseeing the award-winning Grand Geneva,” said Carsch. “The resort is one of the premier getaways in the Midwest, with an excellent team of associates that is dedicated to providing our guests with the personable, high-quality service and amenities that are a Grand Geneva tradition.”Carsch graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He has actively participated in many industry organizations including statewide hotel and lodging associations, chambers of commerce and tourism committees throughout the U.S.