Corporate Officers

Naresh Patel - Senior Vice President of Engineering

As the Senior Vice President of Engineering, Naresh is responsible for overseeing the asset protection, up keep and maintenance of all SREE Hotels properties. He has been with SREE Hotels for 31 years and attended Florence Darlington Tech, receiving his Diploma in Climate Control as well as Central Piedmont Community College with an Associate Degree in Hotel Restaurant Management. Naresh joined the Hospitality field through a family business. Naresh is affiliated with the Advisory Board of Piedmont Natural Gas.

Brad Marsico - Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Brad is responsible for managing all sales and marketing aspects for SREE Hotels. He manages SREE Hotels’ sales teams for all properties within their portfolio and well as oversees all marketing efforts for the hotels and the company. He has been with SREE Hotels for over 12 years, starting his career in Hospitality with Marriott International. Brad has had many roles in the hospitality industry: Area Sales Manager, Area Director of Sales, Cluster Sales Manager, General Manager, Director of Revenue Management, Vice President of Sales, and most recently Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for SREE Hotels. Studying at Clemson University, Brad received his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. He currently serves as a Board Member for the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association and is a member of the Account Executives of North Carolina.

Mital Patel - Executive Vice President of Finance

As the Executive Vice President of Finance & Accounting for SREE Hotels, Mital manages corporate shared services. In this role, he is responsible for the Accounting, Payroll, Human Resources, and Information Technology departments. Mital joined SREE Hotels in 2007 as the Vice President of Accounting. Prior to that, he worked for three years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he served as a Senior Auditor for corporations such as LabCorp, Hanes, and Royal Caribbean International. Mital double majored in Economics and Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then went on to obtain his CPA after completing his Masters of Accounting. Founded the year he was born, Mital grew up watching SREE Hotels evolve and wanted to help continue building the company his family started.

Zachary Quill - Executive Vice President of Project Management

Zack is responsible for overseeing all renovations and new construction projects for SREE Hotels. He also works on new development deals, capital improvement projects, and the implementation of new brand initiatives. He has been with SREE Hotels for the past 7 years. He has also been active with Marriott working on projects like the Courtyard Design and Development Committee. He studied at Elon University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History.

Kunal Patel - Director of Operations

Kunal is responsible for the operations of 8 hotels in the SREE Hotels portfolio. He has spent his last 5 years working for SREE Hotels and attended the University of South Carolina where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Real Estate with a minor in Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management. Kunal also received his Masters Degree from the University of South Carolina in International Hotel Management. Having grown up in the Hospitality Industry Kunal knew it was a career he wanted to pursue.

Rishabh Parikh - Director of Information Technology

As Director of Information Technology, Rishabh is responsible for the overall planning, organizing and execution of all IT functions at the corporate level as well as the hotels. He maintains and supports corporate infrastructure. Rishabh has worked part time for SREE since 2000 and full time as of 2010. Prior to working at SREE Hotels, Rishabh was the director of Technical Operation for Digital Systems Support for 8 years. He studied at the University of South Carolina, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems and International Business as well as a Minor in Hotel Restaurant Tourism Management.

Mihir Waghel - Director of Revenue Management

Mihir handles Revenue Management, eCommerce and Social Media for SREE Hotels’ Marriott Portfolio as Director of Revenue Management. He started with SREE Hotels in 2009 as an Area Sales Manager in Columbia, South Carolina and became Director of Revenue Management in 2011. Prior to working with SREE Hotels, he was a Financial Specialist with Wells Fargo Bank, formerly Wachovia Bank. He also worked at Marriott International’s Regional Sales Office in Gaithersburg, MD as a Sales Manager for North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia’s Marriott International Managed Hotels. Mihir studied Hotel Restaurant Tourism Management at the University of South Carolina. He serves on the Executive Committee for the Association of the United States Army – Palmetto Chapter at Fort Jackson, SC.

Laventa Collins – Payroll and Benefit Administrator

Ben Giang – Accounting

Chris Funderburke – Senior Project Manager

Samir Patel – Project Manager