Miraj is a highly motivated second-generation hotelier, who is committed to AAHOA and dedicated to progress. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Hotel and Lodging Management and his Master's in Business Administration from Johnson and Wales University. Miraj is President of Wayside Investment Group, which specializes in making opportunistic investments in the lodging and hospitality real estate sector. He has spoken at several prestigious and high-profile business, educational, social, and legislative conferences; while being recognized in various trade magazines. Miraj currently serves on the AAHOA Board as the Young Professional Director Western Division and has served on several committees: Convention, Education, and Independent Hotelier.
Despite his age, Miraj has exemplified a strong track record of leadership in the industry. His accolades and appointments include:
• 2018 AAHOA Outstanding YP Hotelier
• 2020 Hotel Management’s "Thirty Under 30"
• Red Roof Franchise Advisory Council
• Forbes Business Council
• University of Houston, Advisory Board