President & CEO
Mitch Patel is the Founder, President and CEO of Vision Hospitality Group, Inc.
is responsible for leading the Vision Team and strategically guiding its growth plans.
oversees all day-to-day activities of the Company with a focus on site identification/development and setting short- and long-range operating priorities for senior management.
also stewards the hotel design that distinguishes Vision properties.
Mitch founded Vision in 1997 when he developed his first property, the Homewood Suites by Hilton Chattanooga/Hamilton Place, where he also acted as the general manager.
Since that time, Mitch
has expanded Vision
's portfolio to include multiple brands throughout the Southeast and Midwest regions.
Mitch's expertise and insight are regularly recognized by industry leaders and are evidenced by his appointment to each of the Marriott and Hilton Franchisee Advisory Councils as well as serving on numerous local boards.
Earlier in his career, Mitch worked for W.L. Jorden & Co. in 1993 as a project engineer where he gained a thorough understanding of project development and construction while being tasked to manage the design and development of projects throughout the Metro Atlanta area.
Mitch attended the University of Tennessee and graduated earning both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Civil Engineering.