Dakshesh Patel has joined LTD Hospitality Group of Virginia Beach, Virginia, as director of investments and strategy. This is a new position for LTD Hospitality Group, of which Neel Desai and Malay Thakkar are managing principals.
Patel assists the leadership team in strategic growth opportunities, including hotel acquisitions, development and refining operations at LTD Hospitality existing hotels. The company has about a dozen hotels in its portfolio.
Before joining LTD Hospitality, Patel was junior manager AIG, Inc.’s New York City office, where he oversaw domestic and international finance operations, consolidation and transformation within property casualty. His background also includes tenures with Ernst & Young and BlackRock Inc.