COLUMBUS, Georgia—Rinkesh and Mitesh Patel, co-founders of RAM Motels, introduced the addition of Jonathan D. Bogatay, CHA, as president of the corporate, efficient February 1, 2023. Bogatay will oversee RAM Motels’ strategic, operational, tactical, monetary, and cultural expectations.
“Bringing Jonathan into the RAM Motels workforce permits us to focus our energies on increasing strategic acquisitions and growth past Georgia and Alabama. As we search for new alternatives all through the southeast, Jonathan will deal with enhancing our best-in-class techniques and processes that drive firm efficiency,” stated the Patels in a joint assertion.
Rinkesh Patel, CEO, added, “We’re excited to welcome Jonathan to the RAM workforce; it reveals our dedication to empowering our associates, enhancing our present administration and operational efficiencies, and delivering worth for traders. His confirmed monitor report of long-term success and workforce growth, along with the sturdy relationships he has fashioned with model companions and trade consultants, will certainly drive development of our firm and our associates.”
“I’ve all the time been centered on the folks a part of the enterprise and anticipate my workforce will profit from Jonathan’s management as an skilled, devoted, and supportive useful resource,” stated Mitesh Patel, COO. “I’m assured that Jonathan will create extra alternatives to spend money on our folks and infrastructure to make sure we’re persistently driving enchancment throughout all our key efficiency indicators.”
Bogatay, who intersected with the Patels in his present function as president of the Courtyard Franchise Advisory Council, stated, “After retiring from NCG Hospitality again in November 2022, my intention was merely to do some consulting and deal with different facets of my life. Nevertheless, after assembly with Rinkesh and Matt, all of that modified. I used to be fully captivated by the Patels’ ardour for excellence and knew I needed to be part of making their imaginative and prescient come alive. I’m trying ahead to leveraging my 40-plus years of hospitality trade expertise with the RAM Motels workforce and dealing alongside one other household enterprise as collectively we construct upon their basis of success.”
RAM Motels was co-founded in 2002 by brothers Rinkesh and Mitesh Patel after they and their dad and mom, all having emigrated to america from India 4 years earlier, bought their first lodge in Phenix Metropolis, Alabama. 5 years later, RAM Motels was permitted to develop its first Hilton model and has since grown a portfolio of 26 open motels and 10 extra in growth all through Alabama and Georgia. RAM Motels, primarily based in Columbus, Georgia, owns and manages its motels.