Neil H. Shah

Neil H. Shah is President and Chief Operating Officer of Hersha Hospitality Trust. Across the last fifteen years, Mr. Shah has been instrumental in the acquisition and development of over $3 billion of hotel real estate in major markets. Neil is also a partner and Director at HHM, one of the leading hotel operators in the United States. Prior to Hersha, Mr. Shah served as a Director and Consultant with The Advisory Board Company and the Corporate Executive Board, strategy research firms based in Washington D.C. Mr. Shah earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Science in Management, both with honors, from the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School. He earned his MBA from the Harvard Business School. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the National Constitution Center and on the Corporate Council for the Barnes Foundation. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Educational Foundation and Co-Chairman of the Institutional Real Estate Finance Advisory Council (IREFAC) of the American Hotel & Lodging Association.