Chief Financial Officer, Promise Hotels
Chief Financial Officer(CFO)-
Years of Experience: 12 years
Education: Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.
Certifications: CORE Certification (Choice Hotel International)
Certified Hotels Owners (Asian American Hotel Owners Association)
Tina Patel is the Co-principal and serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Promise Hotels, Inc. Tina is responsible for the company’s financial and accounting practices, tax planning, development financing, lending relationships, cash management, risk management, and budgeting. Tina also provides fiscal, strategic and operational leadership to reduce indebtness and improve operating results. Promise Hotels provides management services and investment opportunities in the mid-scale hotel market and thru its history has overseen $60 Million worth of Hospitality Assets. Promise Hotels current pipeline includes development of $90 Million of Hospitality assets over the next 2-4 years. Promise currently owns and operates nine hotel properties providing over 850 rooms in the Tulsa area and staffs over 200 associates.
Tina was born in Walsall, England and immigrated to the United States with her family in 1979. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Tina and her husband Pete have two children: Jaden (age 14) and Talen (age 12).
Lifetime Member AAHOA Since 2007
2006 Graduate of AAHOA Certified Hotel Operators Program
2008 & 2009 AAHOA CMW Regional Ambassador
2010 & 2011 AAHOA CMW Regional Ambassador
2011 AAHOA Women’s Committee Member
2011 to 2014 Board Member of Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association
2011 to Current Member of Entrepreneurs Organization
2012 to 2014 AAHOA Finance & Audit Committee
2013 AAHOA Women Hotelier of the Year
2014 Member of Economic Advisory Council for Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
2015 to Current Board Director for Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City–OKC Branch
2017 AHLA Financial Committee Member