Chicago, IL, September 18, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- Shreyas “JR” Patel, Founder, President and COO of Helix Hospitality, a Chicago-based multi-faceted hospitality company whose primary services include hotel investment, ownership, management and construction/renovation, has been selected for Crain’s Notable Entrepreneurs 2019.
Crain’s Notable Entrepreneurs 2019 recognizes businesspeople who have identified needs and opportunities in the market, organized and run companies, and taken on greater-than-normal financial risk. This set of companies is on the young side, with revenue of less than $10 million.
“I am honored and grateful to be included in Crain’s Notable Entrepreneurs 2019. Helix Hospitality has experienced tremendous growth but what I’m most proud of are the values and culture at the core of everything we do, which fuel our aggressive goals. Many thanks to our brand and strategic partners and congratulations to my fellow honorees!” - Shreyas “JR” Patel, President and COO
Patel’s innovative leadership swiftly expanded the Helix company portfolio to include 11 properties and 300 employees in under 10 years, and directly influenced the investment portfolio growth from under $1M to over $100M.
A DePaul University graduate, Patel also serves as a board member for the DePaul University School of Hospitality Leadership, co-chairs the Academic Program sub-committee to further develop DePaul’s Hospitality program, is a regular contributor to trade publications and a lifetime member of AAHOA (Asian American Hotel Owners Association).
For more information and the full list of Crain’s Notable Entrepreneurs 2019 please visit: https://www.chicagobusiness.com/notable/crains-notable-entrepreneur
About Helix Hospitality
Chicago-based Helix Hospitality is a hotel ownership and management company with a nationwide reach, representing many of the top hotel brands in the country. Founded in 2012, Helix Hospitality has 11 properties and over 300 employees, with plans for further expansion and acquisitions.
For more information about Helix Hospitality please visit helixhotels.com.
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