Editorial Board Guest Author
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, NVN HotelsSheenal Patel is a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of NVN Hotels, named one of the nationís top hotel companies Hotel Management Magazine in 2015. In this role, Mr. Patel leads general corporate strategy and all efforts related to property management. He is also Principal of NVN Hotelsí investment affiliate, Arbor Lodging Partners. Mr. Patel co-founded NVN Hotels in 2006 with high school classmate Mr. Bonthala Bonthala. Today NVN Hotels has grown to a leading hotel management company approved for management by Marriott, Hilton, Starwood and IHG, with a national portfolio of hotels and more than 500 associates around the country. The NVN Hotels team has a long history of providing strong leadership for hotel operations and a reputation for presenting innovative solutions for the many challenges faced by hotels. Prior to co-founding NVN Hotels, Mr. Patel was a vice president with Related Capital Company, a New York-based investment firm, where he was responsible for the origination of approximately $800 million of tax-exempt bond transactions for LIHTC multifamily projects located throughout the United States. Mr. Patel started his career in the Leveraged Finance Group within the Investment Banking division of CIBC World Markets. Mr. Patel earned his bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Michigan and at the London School of Economics completed a year-long general course program in mathematics. He is a member of the IHG Owners Association Industry Advocacy Committee, a member of the Presidentís Circle of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and is active in alumni affairs for Phillips Exeter Academy. Please visit http://www.nvnhotels.com for more information.
Mr. Patel can be contacted at 312-755-1110 or firstname.lastname@example.org