COLUMBUS, Georgia—Rinkesh and Mitesh Patel, co-founders of RAM Resorts, introduced the addition of Jonathan D. Bogatay, CHA, as president of the corporate, efficient February 1, 2023. Bogatay will oversee RAM Resorts’ strategic, operational, tactical, monetary, and cultural expectations.
“Bringing Jonathan into the RAM Resorts crew permits us to focus our energies on increasing strategic acquisitions and growth past Georgia and Alabama. As we search for new alternatives all through the southeast, Jonathan will deal with enhancing our best-in-class techniques and processes that drive firm efficiency,” stated the Patels in a joint assertion.
Rinkesh Patel, CEO, added, “We’re excited to welcome Jonathan to the RAM crew; it reveals our dedication to empowering our associates, bettering our present administration and operational efficiencies, and delivering worth for buyers. His confirmed observe document of long-term success and crew growth, along with the robust relationships he has shaped with model companions and trade consultants, will certainly drive progress of our firm and our associates.”
“I’ve at all times been centered on the individuals a part of the enterprise and anticipate my crew will profit from Jonathan’s management as an skilled, devoted, and supportive useful resource,” stated Mitesh Patel, COO. “I’m assured that Jonathan will create extra alternatives to spend money on our individuals and infrastructure to make sure we’re constantly driving enchancment throughout all our key efficiency indicators.”
Bogatay, who intersected with the Patels in his present function as president of the Courtyard Franchise Advisory Council, stated, “After retiring from NCG Hospitality again in November 2022, my intention was merely to do some consulting and deal with different points of my life. Nonetheless, after assembly with Rinkesh and Matt, all of that modified. I used to be fully captivated by the Patels’ ardour for excellence and knew I needed to be part of making their imaginative and prescient come alive. I’m trying ahead to leveraging my 40-plus years of hospitality trade expertise with the RAM Resorts crew and dealing alongside one other household enterprise as collectively we construct upon their basis of success.”
RAM Resorts was co-founded in 2002 by brothers Rinkesh and Mitesh Patel once they and their mother and father, all having emigrated to the US from India 4 years earlier, bought their first resort in Phenix Metropolis, Alabama. 5 years later, RAM Resorts was accredited to develop its first Hilton model and has since grown a portfolio of 26 open lodges and 10 extra in growth all through Alabama and Georgia. RAM Resorts, based mostly in Columbus, Georgia, owns and manages its lodges.