As Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Provenance, Bashar Wali ’92 has a wide range of responsibilities, including: strategic initiatives, acquisitions and development, deal analysis and projections, capital deployment, financing and lending, tenant relations, lease negotiations, non-hospitality activities, and overall real estate activity.
Following his graduation in 1992, Wali quickly realized the benefits of a JWU education, saying, “JWU’s reputation in the hospitality industry has helped open many doors. The name immediately gives you credibility, backed by the quality education, experience and successful alumni.”
Wali brings more than 16 years experience to his role with Provenance. Most recently, he served as Director of Acquisitions and Development for Provenance. Prior to this, he was Vice President of Grand Heritage Hotels overseeing expansion and capital deployment efforts in North America.
Additionally, Wali has held a variety of management and executive positions at Wyndham International and at The Flatley Company.