Akash J. Patel
Akash J. Patel is an engineer at Energy Flow Systems, Inc. and has served in that position since August 2005. He has served on our Board and the board of directors of the Bank since 2009. He is currently a committee member of the IHG Emerging Leaders Council, an active member of the Houston Minority Supplier Development Council and a 2015 committee member of Asian American Hotel Owners Association—Houston Region. Mr. Patel has created and initiated programs involving Hotel Rooms for Charity and the donation of bedding supplies to battered women shelters. Mr. Patel received his Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering and math from the University of Houston in 2004. Mr. Patel’s business experience and extensive involvement in the community qualify him to serve on our Board.