Source: Hotel Business
By Hotel Business
May 6, 2019
NATIONAL REPORT—Hotel Business has been tracking personnel moves across the industry. Here’s a look at the companies naming leadership and revamping their teams:
Jagruti Panwala Becomes Chairwoman of AAHOA
Pennsylvania hotelier Jagruti Panwala is the new chairwoman of AAHOA. Panwala became chair during the association’s 2019 Convention and Trade Show which was held at the San Diego Convention Center. Panwala is the first woman to lead the association in its 30-year history. Over the next year, Panwala said she will focus on bolstering AAHOA’s advocacy efforts at the state and local level, building out the association’s political action committee and encouraging more hoteliers to seek leadership roles within AAHOA and the hospitality industry. Panwala joined AAHOA in 2001 and served on the AAHOA Board of Directors as Female Director Eastern Division. AAHOA members elected her as secretary in 2016. She is the president/CEO of Wealth Protection Strategies. Panwala is an AAHOA Certified Hotel Owner (CHO).