Vinay Patel is the CEO of Fairbrook Hotels where he is responsible for developing and implementing the vision and strategy for his company.
Upon graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Dual Bachelor’s Degree, he opened a 15 room motel with his wife. Here he put his education to use and learned the value of hard work. In 1993 he became a member of AAHOA and in 1996 he was awarded the “Future Hotelier of the Year”. Over the years he grew his business into a multi-unit hotel company
Vinay believes in giving back by being very active in the lodging industry. He has served on the Board for the American Hotel and Lodging Association, Franchise Advisory Council for Carlson Hotels and various local Boards.
With this kind of experience Vinay believes he can make a positive impact for AAHOA members and the lodging industry.
Director at Large
Female Director-Western Division
Alabama Panhandle Regional Director
Mid Atlantic Regional Director
Mid South Regional Director
North Pacific Regional Director
Northeast Regional Director
Northwest Regional Director
South Carolina Regional Director
South Pacific Regional Director
South Central Texas Regional Director
Southeast Texas Regional Director
Southwest Regional Director
Upper Midwest Regional Director
Kalpesh JoshiMr.Kalpesh Joshi, an active leader in the Indian American community of the greater Chicagoland area, is an established entrepreneur with experience in the Hospitality, Restaurant, Finance, Travel and Electronics, a 18 year veteran of the hospitality industry, Mr. Joshi also served as G6 Hospitality Owners Advisory council, Chairperson Award and Recognition committee AAHOA, Care and Share President, Federation of Indian Assn. Chicago, Midwest Asian American Center. He is now a Upper Midwest regional director representing 7 states among other involvements furthering his commitment to our community a key supporter of efforts to increase political action in the Indian American Community, Mr. Joshi has participated in liaison efforts with the Mayor and Governor offices as well as served on statewide advisory committees and bipartisan fundraising efforts for pro Indian American community candidates.