Mital Patel grew up in the hospitality industry, working in almost every position in the small motels his family operated. Prior to joining Opal Hotels Group, Mital practiced law serving as outside general counsel to technology startups and small / medium sized businesses, focusing on corporate transactions in the software, hospitality, media, education, professional services, food and beverage, and real estate industries.
Mital received his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer from North Carolina State University and his Juris Doctor from Elon University School of Law. Mital is an advocate for local businesses and entrepreneurs, previously serving as chair of the Greater Raleigh Merchants Association and co-founder of Triangle Startup Weekend.
Mital and his wife have twin fraternal daughters, Zoe and Mila. When he is not cheering on the NC State Wolfpack, Mital enjoys running the Krispy Kreme Challenge and supporting the many great local businesses around the Triangle.