Bhavesh Patel is the 2017-18 chairman of AAHOA, the voice of America’s hotel owners. He has been an active member of the association since 1994, previously serving as the regional director for the Mid-Atlantic region.
A native of London, England, Bhavesh moved with his family to the United States in 1976. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and finance in 1990 from York College of Pennsylvania. Following graduation, Bhavesh joined the family business and launched a successful career in hospitality.
Bhavesh is a principal of ADM Hotels, a family-owned, full-service real estate company, specializing in hospitality management, development, and investments. The ADM Hotels portfolio features several branded and independent hotel properties concentrated in the northeastern United States. ADM Hotels is currently developing additional properties expected to be completed during 2018.
Bhavesh is an active member of his community. He is a past president of Charotaria Leuva Patidar Seva Samaj and currently serves on its Board of Trustees. Bhavesh also served as president of the Runnemede, Bellmawr, Glendora Rotary Club, where he earned the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow designation.
Bhavesh is an active supporter of youth education. He serves as the village representative for Barasadi Primary School, which is a part of the Tiny Smiling Faces Foundation.
Bhavesh and his wife Amita have two sons, Nikhil and Milan. The Patels reside in Cinnaminson, N.J.