Nirav joined Hyatt in 2010 and currently serves as Regional Vice President of development.  He is responsible for the expansion of the select service brands in the Northwestern United States.

Prior to joining Hyatt, Nirav occupied a variety of positions with Extended Stay Hotels, PricewaterHouse Coopers (Hospitality & Leisure Advisory), Starwood hotels and Morgan Stanley.

Nirav holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Rochester and a master’s degree from the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University.