Tushar Patel

CHAIRMAN, FOUNDER: TARSADIA INVESTMENTS LLC

Former chair, Tarsadia Hotels … hotel firm’s 2011 restructuring produced operator Evolution Hospitality, other development, construction offspring … current firm invests hospitality, healthcare, others … HQ: top floor at 520 Newport … execs at investment firm—President, GC—followed Patel to new venture … local hotel execs— e.g., Twenty Four Seven Hotels—cut teeth with Patel, Tarsadia