Biran Patel is the secretary of AAHOA, the voice of America’s hotel owners. He has been an active member since 2001, and has served on AAHOA’s board of directors since 2014.
A native of Birmingham, England, Biran is a second-generation hotelier who started learning the hospitality business as a teenager in the family-owned hotel. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Texas at Austin.
Today, Biran owns and operates multiple branded and independent hotel properties and is also a partner in BHP Investment Company.
Biran plays an active role in his community and has been involved with the Irving City Chamber of Commerce for the past five years. He is actively involved in the Leuva Patidar Samaj (LPS) local chapter, SLPS. Biran has also served on the board of directors of the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association since 2014.
Biran currently resides in Irving, Texas with his wife, Poonam, and their two children.