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Brian Wander

Adjunct Professor

Office Hours: By Appointment
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Brian Wander has been a manager for Marriott International for more than seventeen years and has been the General Manager of the Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel since 2010.  After growing up in the Lowcountry, Brian attended Clemson University where he earned a degree in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management with an emphasis on Travel and Tourism.  Later in his career, Brian earned an MBA from Clemson.  Brian’s career with Marriott has included operations, sales, and hotel leadership positions for various hotels in the Carolinas and has resulted in achievements such as the Courtyard by Marriott North American General Manager of the Year.  Brian is also a proud member of the Boards of Governors for the Charleston Area Convention & Visitor’s Bureau as well as the Hospitality and Tourism Management Department at the College of Charleston.


Clemson University - Clemson, SC
MBA - 2007
BS, Parks, Recreation, Tourism Management - 1997