For Rudi Ranier
local hospitality career has come full circle. Ranier, a highly respected hospitality industry insider, has been named general manager of Adam's Mark Hotel in downtown Buffalo.Ranier had been the hotel's general manager for 12 years when the 486-room hotel was part of the Hilton operation and owned by San Francisco businessman Clement Chen.
"There are new owners here and a new vision and that got me very excited," Ranier
said. Ranier has remained part of the local hospitality industry as part of an ownership group that built a Super 8 motel on Sheridan Drive in the Town of Tonawanda.
Through mutual connections, Ranier
was introduced to representatives from both Chartes
who had also reached out to him.
"We talked and there was this natural connection," Ranier