President & CEO
Sunny DesaiSunny Desai, President & CEO, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Mississippi State University’s undergraduate double major program in 2008 with an emphasis in Real Estate and Banking & Finance. After finishing Mississippi State University’s MBA program in 2010, he founded Desai Hotel Group at the age of 24. Sunny is a member of the Mississippi Economic Council and the IHG Owners Association’s Emerging Leaders Council. He is also a Mississippi Licensed Real Estate Broker and a Mississippi Licensed Contractor.
Moneel Sharma, CHA
Vice Presidnet, Development
Moneel SharmaMoneel Sharma, Vice President of Development, joined the company in 2012, with an extensive background in the hospitality industry and hotel openings. Moneel graduated from Mississippi State University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Since graduation, Moneel has been embedded in the hospitality industry. He gained years of invaluable hands-on experience, and officially became a Certified Hotel Administrator in 2009. He currently oversees all aspects of hotel development, ranging from plan review to the hotel construction process.
Vice President, Finance
Chintan K. DesaiChintan K. Desai, Vice President of Finance, joined the company in 2012 after working for one of the largest and most respected service providers, Blue Cross & Blue Shield. Chintan graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Banking & Finance and Real Estate/Mortgage Appraisal Financing. Chintan also obtained a Master’s of Public Finance upon completion of his undergraduate studies. As Vice President of Finance, Chintan is responsible for budget management, financial reporting, and financial risk analysis.
Lead General Manager