An inspiring journey

Bharat Shah's life story is a testimony to the American Dream fulfilled.
One which is still alive and well for anyone who dares to dream!

About Bharat

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. A real estate opportunity knocked at a door in 1979 and he risked his entire life savings and more to accept the challenge. Thirty five years of immersion in hospitality business, industry associations and providing a helping hand to anyone in need has been his lifestyle. He lives with his wife Milan in Atlanta.

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Bharat Shah Leadership Speaker Series

Led by Mit Shah, chief executive officer of Noble Investment Group, the Shah family has endowed the Bharat Shah Leadership Speaker Series at Georgia State University. 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. Mack Robinson College of Business named to recognize a distinguished individual. The inaugural presentation was held September 25, 2014 at the Rialto Center for the Arts with students and industry professionals present.

3.22.19 - Chris Nasetta
3.23.18 - Arne Sorenson
3.24.17 - Tom Baltimore
3.18.16 - Mark Hoplamazian
4.16.15 - Mark Elliott
9.25.14 - Bharat Shah/Mit Shah

My Book: America My Destiny

This is a story of an immigrant who arrived at the shores of this great country, United States of America, in 1964 for higher education.

He worked for corporate America after receiving a doctorate degree. When a real estate opportunity knocked at the door in 1979, he risked his entire savings and more to accept the challenge. Thirty five years of immersion in business, industry associations and providing a helping hand to anyone in need has been his life style. His life story is a testimony to the American Dream fulfilled which is still alive and well for anyone who dares to dream! Purchase on Amazon >

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Giving Back

“I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, let me do it now as I shall not pass this way again.” - William Penn

Bharat Shah's charitable endeavors span several countries and organizations. He works closely with Cancer Research and Treatment Fund, American Cancer Society (Gwinnett Chapter), Veterens of Foreign Wars, Atlanta Community Food Bank, Atlanta Mission, Goodwill, Senior Citizens Program (Atlanta, GA), Cache County Senior Citizens Center (Logan, UT), and various temples in Atlanta.

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