Senior Vice President-Hospitality & Business Sales
In 1990, Narender began his educational pursuit in the US, where he earned multiple degrees in the field of accounting, finance, management, and marketing. He started his career as an account officer at the state government level in a large corporation in Chandigarh, India. As a man full of potentials, he was invited to manage a regional office of a national electronics company in 1982. There he overlooked the manufacturing, sales & marketing, and operations of the North India territory.
Narender migrated to the US in 1988 where he worked as a financial planner and security sales associate for a US insurance and securities company. In 1990, he invested in small businesses within the arcade entertainment industry. His myriads of experience led to the establishment of his first franchise fast food business in 1993 and quickly opened a second location a year later. From 1995 to 2005, Narender joined a California based commercial real estate and brokerage company in the Bay Area. He had created a network of thousands of clients and sold hundreds of businesses which included several restaurant concepts, top hotels chains, and many others. He was involved in retail, wholesale, manufacturing, distributions, and mergers of high-tech companies. These included both real estate and leased buildings. For ten years, Narender merited 165 awards for being ranked as the top associate in his broker company among all offices and associates every month and year progressively. In 2005, he moved to an international brokerage company, CB Richard Ellis, where he further practiced commercial real estate within the hotel industry and other properties. Then in 2006, Narender started his own brokerage and consultancy company and maintained his services until 1999. From there he developed, from ground up, several international branded hotels and restaurants including a Hilton Garden Inn By Hilton, a Comfort Suites by Choice Hotels, a Candlewood Suites by Intercontinental Hotel Group, a La Quinta Inn, two Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton hotels, a Denny’s diner, a Bennigan’s restaurant, and a few Subway stores. As a visionary, he established an independent brand of elegant fine-dine steakhouse restaurants in the heart of Silicon Valley. Simultaneously Narender continued further development of hotels: granted being pre-approved for brands such as Embassy Suites Hotels, Marriott, and Intercontinental Hotels Group