Our Team


Nayan Patel, CEO

Mr. Patel is the founder of Jiten Hotel Management. His hands-on approach keeps him involved in all facets of the business with a special focus on strategic relationships. Mr. Patel leads JHM’s hotel acquisitions groups, is actively involved in AAHOA, was recently awarded “Man of the Year” by the Brockton Boys and Girls Club and is involved with numerous community projects.


Jiten Patel, President

Jiten Patel has been a part of the Jiten Hotel Management team for many years.. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree from Bryant University, an internationally acclaimed business university. Jiten is involved with development, debt placement, and management for JHM with a particular focus on efficiency. Jiten is a member of the Board at The Brockton Boys and Girls Club and enjoys traveling and learning about different cultures around the world.


Beth Scherer, Vice President

Ms. Scherer is a graduate of the Hospitality Management program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and has seen Jiten Hotel Management grow from five to fifteen owned and operated hotels. A specialist in franchise conversions and new construction openings, Ms. Scherer has hands-on General Management experience. Ms. Scherer is past President of the American Cancer Society Board of Directors, is actively involved with coaching her children’s sports teams as well as an active participant in several other local charitable organizations.  She presently serves on the Board of Directors for Family and Community Resources. She is passionate about giving back and finds true pleasure working with children who are less fortunate.


Diane Simons, Controller

Ms. Simons has provided accounting services to Jiten Hotel Management for over 15 years. She holds an Accounting and Business Management degree. Leading a dedicated staff that offers support to all of our managing locations, Ms. Simons is an integral part of the Jiten Hotel Management team.


Beth Bleakney, Director of Human Resources

With Jiten Hotel Management for over twenty years, Ms. Bleakney brings General Management and extensive operations experience to her current role. She is a knowledge expert on laws and regulations in the states Jiten Hotel Management serves. Ms. Bleakney holds a degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management.


Jack Patel, Director of Facilities Management

Jack Patel has been a part of the Jiten Team for over 20 years. He has worked in hotels since he first came to the United States about 30 years ago. Before joining JHM, he had the opportunity to operate a 60 unit motel in Central MA. Jack is really passionate about the hotel business. His keen eye for detail allows him to be successful and see through successful renovations from start to finish. Jack finds it very fulfilling to watch a project that was problematic & transforming it into an astounding final project. Jack is extremely proud of his Indian heritage. He and his family sponsored and built a temple in his homeland. They provide a space for prayer along with wedding ceremonies for those who might not otherwise be able to afford a wedding.


Bud Shah, Vice President of Finance

Mr. Bhadresh (Bud) Shah has been a key financial advisor to the Jiten Hotel Management team since 1998. A Certified Public Accountant in Massachusetts with twenty years of experience, Mr. Shah provides a wide range of services from accounting, income tax compliance and tax planning, to management advice. Specializing in hotel financing and development, Mr. Shah is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.