Hasmukh (H. P.) Rama
Chancellor & President, AURO University

Mr. H. P. Rama is the Founder of JHM Enterprises. He founded the business in 1973. Mr. H. P. Rama obtained his MBA from Xavier University and now concentrates on strategic planning, finance, banking, acquisitions and sales. The American Hotel and Motel Association has designated Mr. H. P. Rama as a Certified Hotel Administrator.

Additionally, many honors have been awarded to Mr. H. P. Rama including:
  • Oberoi Award for Excellence
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • U.S. Small Business Administration Entrepreneurial Success Award
  • Arthur Landstreet Award
  • Paul Harris Fellow
  • Cutting Edge Award
  • Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration, Johnson & Wales University
Mr. H. P. Rama has served as Past Chairman of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), which is the largest hotel association in the world. He also has numerous professional affiliations:
  • Chairman of the Board - American Hotel and Motel Association
  • Invited into the Society of International Business Fellows Annual Summit Vancouver British Columbia
  • Inducted into the Cornell Hotel School Society
  • Wise Professor at the University of Delaware
  • Board of Advisors, Johnson & Wales University
  • Board of Advisors, New York University
  • Board of Advisors, University of Houston
  • Board of Advisors, California Polytechnic University
  • Served on the Board of the Educational Institute
  • Chairman of the AH&LA's 1st Education Summit
  • Serves on the AH&LA Experience Lodging Task Force
  • Serves on the AH&LA Millennium Occupancy & Revenue Effort Task Force and Board of Advisory for the University of South Carolina