Brett Archer appointed General Manager of Tenaya Lodge in Yosemite at Fish Camp
The appointment is a homecoming for Archer who has spent most of his nearly 30-year career in Yosemite and over 25 years with Delaware North Companies. Prior to Sequoia and Kings Canyon, Archer was Deputy Managing Director of Tenaya Lodge and helped oversee the resort’s $ 25 million investment and expansion project, which included the addition of Explorer cabins, new restaurant concepts and exciting new programs like Yosemite Custom Bus Tours with Retractable Roofs.
Archer began his career in 1993 as Room Manager at the legendary Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite, where he worked for 10 years before accepting the position of General Manager of Yosemite’s Curry Village. He returned to Ahwahnee in 2011 as Managing Director and held this position for eight years. In addition to overseeing the daily operations of the resort at Tenaya Lodge, a priority for Archer is to help rebuild leisure and corporate group activities such as weddings and executive retreats, which have been slow to return. due to the pandemic. He will also oversee the introduction of several upgraded programs and amenities at the property, including a new outdoor dining experience and revamped Yosemite tours in 2022.
Dan Lyle – Managing Director
November 6, 2019 – Lyle recently served with Delaware North as General Manager of Grand Canyon National Park, overseeing Yavapai Lodge and Trailer Village, as well as the park’s restaurants and retail. A longtime hotel executive, Lyle’s leadership roles have also included director of finance for Yosemite National Park operations in Delaware North and director of reservations and national revenue director for Aramark in Phoenix, in. Arizona.
Rick Abramson – Client Manager
June 6, 2017 – Abramson, who was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Customer Officer. A 50-year Delaware North veteran, Abramson will draw on his extensive expertise and customer relationships to ensure the company’s competitiveness in an increasingly customer-centric global economy.