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Jugal Purohit serves as the Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman of Purohit Holdings, a company that invests in the hospitality industry. Possessing decades of experience in hotel investment, operation, and development, Jugal Purohit strives to instill a commitment to the highest standards of hospitality among his employees. He provides a number of performance-based incentives, as well as access to personal growth opportunities, designed to enable the Purohit Holdings team to provide the best possible service to guests. An alumnus of the YMCA Institute of Science and Technology, a school located near New Delhi in India, Jugal Purohit holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. After launching his career with Alcobex Metals, he relocated to the United States and began working for Air Balance Inc. As a Mechanical Engineer and Plant Manager with responsibility for a team of more than 200 employees, he ensured that the company continued to produce industry-defining fire dampers. After several years with Air Balance, Mr. Purohit decided to pursue his entrepreneurial aspirations. In 1995, he founded a company that became the forerunner to Purohit Holdings. Through Purohit Holdings, Mr. Purohit is involved with a number of charitable initiatives in both the United States and India. He donates to organizations and institutions including Columbia University, Kids Network, and the Make-a-Wish Foundation. In addition, he funds scholarships for 10 students to attend private high school, as well as for 10 law students; four of these scholarships benefit individuals struggling with blindness.                            

Work experience

Jan 1995Present

President, CEO

Purohit Holdings



Sep 1971Jun 1975


YMCA Technical Institute