On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, ValueXpress was among the sponsors of the 9th Annual San Antonio Hotel Owners Association (SAHOA) Golf Tournament at the Hyatt Hill Country Golf Club in San Antonio, Texas. About 100 golfers took to the links under sunny skies and a delightful breeze to play in a scramble competition, following longest drive and closest-to-the-pin competitions. The golf course was in excellent condition and greens played fast.
ValueXpress was represented at the event by Jay Bhakta (left), Senior Loan Originator, and Michael D. Sneden (right), Executive Vice President.
Sneden and Bhakta teamed up with long-time client Anand Bhakta (a scratch golfer who helped carry the team) and Ron Stewart, Senior Director, Owner and Franchise Services at Marriott International (another great player who kept the team in the running – which may say something about the golf skills of Sneden and Bhakta; they’d better stick to lending!)
“Scores were extremely low, likely due to the special ValueXpress logo’d balls we gave out to all the teams,” quipped Jay Bhakta, Senior Loan Originator at ValueXpress.
The next day featured the Texas Hotel Owners Association/Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) Joint Industry Trade Show. After that, Mike and Jay headed out to meet clients in Corpus Christi, primarily to share the news of the great rates now available on CMBS conduit loans for hotels.