Naveen C Shah, CPA
President & CEO
Mr. Shah is involved in all areas of the business operation with a particular emphasis on strategic planning, capital transactions, asset management, and acquisitions. Mr. Shah has over 27 years of experience of working in Commercial Real Estate industry, in accounting, financial reporting, business consulting, management advisory, and tax services.
Ernie Catanzaro, CHA
Executive Vice President
Ernie Catanzaro, CHA is the Executive Vice President for Blue Sky Hospitality Solutions and has extensive experience in senior executive positions in hotels, resorts, and casinos with his last position being New York based Olshan Properties where Mr. Catanzaro was the head of hospitality overseeing a portfolio of hotels including Hilton and Marriott’s. Throughout his career Mr. Catanzaro acquired or opened over thirty hotels and is considered an expert in reviving struggling properties. Other experience includes General Manager for Independent and Branded hotels and Resorts, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, and Vice President of Operations in major branded upper-upscale hotels. Mr. Catanzaro started his career with Marriott hotels and in conjunction with a college training study program abroad, Mr. Catanzaro also trained in top hotels in Israel where he worked in every department.
Chief Financial Officer
Chintan Sheth is the Vice President for Finance for Blue Sky Hospitality Solutions having responsibilities for accounting, financial planning and reporting, budgets , program financial control , review of operational and financial controls, negotiating vendor contracts and implementing new technologies in order to increase the overall efficiency of the team and organization as a whole. Prior to this, Chintan served as VP Accounting from 2016 – 2018 and Controller 2012 – 2016 for Navika Capital Group of Companies. Chintan has a master’s degree in accounting and finance from University of Mumbai and also holds a Professional degree in Chartered Accountancy from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
CHA , Vice-President, Compliance
Ms. Pareek is responsible for all matters related to the franchise compliance with multiple franchisors. Her responsibilities also include overseeing the operations of the properties and setting the standards for managing and monitoring the hotel’s performance. She defines performances at property level and facilitates efficiency.
Assistant V.P., Accounting
Azam Ali manages the Accounting team with its audit accounting duties, insuring compliance in regards to general accepted principals. He brings analytical proficiency and a dedication to supporting the team at Blue Sky Hospitality Solutions. Azam is a well regarded team player who reinforces his colleagues while multi-tasking numerous projects. Mr. Ali has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business from Baruch College. Prior to joining the organization, Azam held lead accounting and management roles at Stordco International and Turnpike Appliance.
Kasey Bonsignore is the In-House Legal Counsel. Kasey is a qualified Attorney and a member of the New York and New Jersey Bar. She has a wealth of experience in drafting and negotiating commercial & residential property contracts, reviewing contracts of sale & closing documents as well as drafting & reviewing commercial leases. She will be responsible for all Legal matters, Contracts of Sale and Purchase and In-house Legal Counsel for the Company.