Mr. Mitesh B. Shah | Board of Advisors

Mit Shah founded Noble in 1993 to specialize in making value‐added and opportunistic investments in the lodging and hospitality real estate sector. Through its private equity real estate funds, Noble has invested more than $3 billion in upper upscale and upscale hotels and currently owns more than 10,000 rooms throughout the United States.

Mr. Shah is chairman of the board for LaQuinta (NYSE|LQ), is president of Marriott International’s MINA board, is a member of the owners’ advisory board for Hyatt Hotels Corporation and is a member of the AH&LA’s Industry Real Estate and Finance Advisory Council (“IREFAC”). Mr. Shah is an active supporter of educational objectives and is currently serving his third term as a member of the board of trustees for his alma mater, Wake Forest University. He is also an executive committee member of the Woodward Academy governing board. In addition, Mr. Shah is a member of the Board of Ambassador’s for the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks.