CREF Advisory Board: Nirav Shah, MMH ’05

Nirav Shah


Vice President, Development
Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Nirav Shah, MMH ’05 joined Hyatt in 2010 and currently serves as regional vice president of development.┬áHe is responsible for the expansion of the select service brands in the northwestern United States.

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

Shah holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester and a master’s degree from the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration.