At Tarsadia Investments, we have carefully built a team of uniquely talented individuals, with analytical and operating skills across multiple industry verticals. Our collaborative environment allows each member of the team to bring forward ideas and perspectives which challenge our hypotheses and improve decision making. In addition to supporting the success of the organization, we aspire to create a casual and collegial atmosphere that allows individuals to achieve professional and personal potential.

GREGORY SGAMMATO, VICE PRESIDENT

FOCUS

Corporate Finance, Alternative Investments, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Business Development

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Lazard, Analyst

EDUCATION

Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), M.A. in International Affairs and Economics
Johns Hopkins, B.A. in Economics and International Relations

TUSHAR PATEL, CHAIRMAN AND FOUNDER

FOCUS

Real Estate, Hospitality, Life Sciences, Financial Services, Financing

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Tarsadia Hotels, Chairman and Founder

EDUCATION

California State University, Fullerton

GREG CASSERLY, PRESIDENT

FOCUS

Real Estate, Hospitality, Franchising, Strategy, Management, Technology

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Tarsadia Hotels, President
HFS (Blackstone), Executive Vice President
InterPacific (General Atlantic), Vice President

EDUCATION

Cornell University, B.S. in Hotel Administration (with Distinction)

GAUTAM PATEL, MANAGING DIRECTOR

FOCUS

Alternative Investments, Life Sciences, Financial Services, Business Development, Strategy

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Lazard, Managing Director
J.P. Morgan, Summer Associate
Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, Analyst

EDUCATION

University of Chicago, M.B.A.
London School of Economics, MSc, Finance and Accounting
Harvey Mudd College, B.S. in Engineering
Claremont McKenna College, B.S. in Management-Engineering

EDWARD COSS, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & EXECUTIVE GENERAL COUNSEL

FOCUS

Legal and Transaction Advisor

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Tarsadia Hotels, EVP and General Counsel
Private practice, Founder

EDUCATION

Boston University School of Law, LL.M.

RON ADELHELM, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

FOCUS

Real Estate, Hospitality, Life Sciences, Clean Energy, Financing, Alternative Investments, Technology

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

WLD Enterprises, Executive Vice President, Investments
KSL Recreation, Chief Financial Officer
Kuwait Investment Office, Chief Financial Officer
Arthur Andersen, Senior Manager

EDUCATION

San Diego State University, M.B.A.
University of California Los Angeles, B.A. in Economics

JOSH LANE, GENERAL COUNSEL

FOCUS

Legal and Transaction Advisor (M&A, Corporate Finance and Securities)

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

K&L Gates LLP, Corporate Partner

EDUCATION

UCLA School of Law, J.D.
University of California, Irvine, B.A. (magna cum laude)

VIKRAM PATEL, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

FOCUS

Alternative Investments, Life Sciences, Financial Services, Real Estate, Business Development, Strategy

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Barclays Capital, Vice President
Lehman Brothers, Associate
Monitor Group, Consultant

EDUCATION

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, B.S. in Economics

RISHI N. REDDY, VICE PRESIDENT

FOCUS

Alternative Investments, Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Business Development, Strategy

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

DigiPath Solutions, CEO and Founder
Harris Williams & Co., Analyst – Technology M&A

EDUCATION

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A.
Babson College, B.S. in Finance and International Business (summa cum laude)

NIMA FAZELI, SENIOR ASSOCIATE

FOCUS

Hospitality, Real Estate

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels, Associate
Booz Allen Hamilton, Senior Consultant
Barclays Global Investors, Associate

EDUCATION

Cornell University, MBA, Real Estate Finance & Investments
London School of Economics, MSc International Relations
American University, B.A. CLEG (Communications, Law, Economics, Government) and Philosophy (cum laude)

PAT PATEL, MANAGING DIRECTOR

FOCUS

Hospitality, Real Estate

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Tarsadia Hotels - Real Estate
Tarsadia Hotels - Operations

EDUCATION

Loyola Marymount University - MBA
U.S.C - Entrepreneurial Program