Mr. Patel joined Marin Management with more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He has held a variety of management positions with several hotel franchise brands. Before joining Marin Management in 2010. his management experience included Holiday Inn®, Ramada®, Super 8®, Country Inn and Suites®, Quality Inn®, Days Inn®, Candlewood Suites® and America’s Best Inn® hotels. He has served as general manager of both full-service and limited-service hotels. Mr. Patel has also worked as a project manager for hotel construction; and he has managed hotel development, franchise negotiations and renovation projects.
He received his degree in Business Management from California State University of Fullerton. Mr. Patel joined Marin Management as a general manager and was promoted to area manager in May 2011 and, later, to regional manager. In his personal time, he enjoys golfing, volleyball, football, hiking and traveling. Since joining Marin Management, Mr. Patel has become an expert in hotel receiverships, lender assignments and hotel turnarounds.