Kamalesh (KP) Patel serves as the Secretary of AAHOA. Patel is the CEO of Aarav Hospitality, LLC, and AKS Hospitality, LLC. Growing up in the hotel industry with his parents, he learned what it takes to persevere. Working with his wife, Krishna, in Santa Cruz, he kept the family atmosphere strong while working hard as the North Pacific Regional Director.
KP helped the North Pacific Region become the top-ranked region. He served five years as an ambassador, three of those as a Premier Ambassador.
He's also served on multiple industry-related committees, to ensure the betterment and advancement of our hotels.
He makes time for his kids by coaching baseball and taking them to charitable events. Following in his dad's footsteps, he is a second-generation North Pacific Regional director.