ash patel

Chief Executive officer

Ash Patel has over 30 years of hotel experience and has managed, acquired, renovated and repositioned many assets with diversification from budget-friendly motels to upper-scale hotels.

Ajit Patel

Chief Financial Officer

In this capacity he manages all areas of the corporate accounting department, acts as a liaison between hotel investors and the management company, provides strategic planning for operational budgets and protects the assets of Southwest Hospitality.

Christoper Puntureri

Chief Operations Officer

In 2006, Christopher joined the Best Western Palm Aire as the Director of Sales. In this role he developed a Sales and Catering staff from the ground up as well as helped the hotel take on the Food & Beverage operation that included a full-service bar, restaurant and 10,000 square feet of meeting space that was previously contracted out.

Raj Chauhan

Chief Technology Officer

Raj started his professional career with Sprint as a Business Wireless Tech Support agent and went on to create a technical team that worked directly for the CEO and Executive team called Business Product Service Escalation Team. He helped support and create advanced technical processes and technology that helped benefit companies such as Boeing, AA, Amazon, UPS, and other large corporations.