Kary H. Lalani
President and Chief Operating Officer
Kary H. Lalani is the President and Chief Operating Officer for Lalani Lodging Inc. and other affiliated entities where he is involved in the investment, development and management activities of the company’s hotel and real estate assets.
Prior to joining Lalani Lodging Inc., Kary was an Assistant Vice President in the Commercial Real Estate Group at Guaranty Bank in Dallas, Texas where he was responsible for the loan origination and production (Interim Construction Loans and Land Loans) with prospective borrowers and existing relationships in the Southern California market, primarily to finance the construction of office, multi-family, industrial and retail projects.
Kary currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce, the Owners Advisory Council for the Hilton Garden Inn brand, the Greater Waco Sports Commission and is a member of the Waco Business League.
Past involvement includes a tenure as the Chairman of the Baylor Waco Foundation and as an adjunct instructor at the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. Additionally, Kary is a past member of the Urban Land Institute and The Real Estate Council in Dallas, Texas.
Kary received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate from the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University in Waco, Texas and a Masters of Business Administration from the M.J. Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.