The Bharat Shah Leadership Speaker Series was established and endowed at Georgia State’s Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, in honor of Dr. Bharat Shah, a highly respected and well-renowned leader and philanthropist. An immigrant to the United States, Dr. Shah’s vision for this series is to share the intimate and diverse personal journeys of icons whose stories of struggle, perseverance, commitment, and faith have led to the realizing the American Dream.
“As fathers, leaders, and philanthropists, Vince and Grant have achieved remarkable success at every level of their journey. They are authentic and generous human beings who have used their iconic personal brands to transform cultures and lead inclusive, diverse, and winning teams on and off the court,” said Mit Shah.
“Our goal as a conference is to provide opportunities for our patrons and guests to hear from leaders who are informational, inspirational, and provide valuable insights not found anywhere else. Vince Carter and Grant Hill exemplify all of these traits, and I am grateful they are going to share their incredible journey with us,” said Lee Hunter, Chairman of the Hunter Hotel Investment Conference.
The session is open to industry participants and Georgia State University students holding tickets to the conference.
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Bharat Shah Leadership Speaker Series - J. Mack Robinson College of Business
The Shah family, led by Mit Shah, chief executive officer of Noble Investment Group, has endowed the Bharat Shah Leadership Speaker Series in honor of his father, Dr. Bharat Shah. This is the first endowed speaker series for the Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality Administration and is the first endowed series for the J.
Bharat Shah, a native of India, arrived at the shores of the United States of America in 1964 for higher education. With a doctorate degree in Food Science and Technology he spent a decade as a research scientist in food industry.