Wealth Hospitality Group, formerly known as Heritage Hospitality Group, approaches each project with three words in mind: Trust, Transparency and Results.
We earn our partners’ Trust through hard work and expertise. We treat your time and money as if it were our own. That’s why we push ourselves to achieve excellence through efficiency.
We maintain Transparency by keeping our partners informed every step of the way. We understand that when your business is on the line, so is ours.
We get Results by never accepting less than success. We know there’s a solution to every challenge. And we never stop until we find it.
Bhupender “Bruce” Patel
Founder and Managing Principal
Bruce Patel has a comprehensive background in development, construction, and management. He grew up in the hospitality industry, began working as a maintenance engineer at a family-owned property at the age of 20, and developed an affinity for hotel management. After purchasing his first hotel at the age of 23, he began aggressively pursuing development deals including construction of his first new-build hotel in 2008.
Bruce holds the Certified Hotel Administrator designation, and is currently an approved owner/operator for the Hilton, Marriott, Choice Hotels, Wyndham, Intercontinental Hotels Group, and Best Western brands. He has earned a reputation for integrity, commitment, and passion.
Hiren “Chico” Patel
Founder and Managing Principal
Hiren “Chico” Patel founded Heritage Hospitality Group (formerly known as S&R Development) in 2006. Surrounded by the hospitality industry his entire life and by learning the ropes as a “hands-on” operator, he has become a master of constructing and operating profitable hotels that outperform the competition. Chico’s wealth of knowledge and attention to detail have driven hotel projects throughout the United States, including markets with high barriers to entry. He has earned the support of top-tier brands including Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG).
As the team leader, Chico encourages everyone in the company to strive for excellence. He works daily with his senior staff in identifying new projects and maximizing results for the company’s partners.
Chico attended Mississippi State University, and resides in Ridgeland, MS with his wife and three children.
Mitesh “Mike” Patel
President, Managing Principal
Mitesh “Mike” Patel joined Heritage Hospitality Group after graduating from Mississippi State University in 2007. He initially led the company’s division for developing residential assets, and transitioned into the hospitality division when commercial projects began to evolve.
Like his brother, Mike was surrounded by hotels his entire life. He learned every aspect of the business — from marketing and sales to front desk operations to housekeeping. Under Mike’s direction, many of the properties received excellent inspection scores and achieved high customer satisfaction ratings.
Mike is passionate about developing construction projects, which includes FF&E. Coupled with his creativity and ability to understand ever-changing floor plans, he has earned the trust of high-level hospitality brands.
Mike currently resides in Ridgeland, MS with his wife and two children.
Wealth Hospitality combines the leadership of Bhupender "Bruce" Patel and Hiren “Chico” Patel: two industry veterans who have came together to create a next-level, next-generation hospitality company.
As the former CEO/Managing Principal of Fusion Hospitality, Bruce Patel grew the company from a single motel in Tupelo, Mississippi to become one of the most prolific hospitality outfits in the eastern United States.
Chico was formerly the CEO of Heritage Hospitality Group: a dynamic hospitality company that partnered with several major hotel developers, operators and partners. The company was known for its dedication, hard work and high expectations that spanned the country, coast to coast.