K.R. (Doc) Yedla serves as the chairman and founder of Yedla Management Company. He left India on a passenger ship in the 1950s and made his way to Liverpool, England. He eventually ended up in a YMCA in New York City with less than $100 in his pocket and a dream to pursue an education, build a business, and raise a family in America. K.R. pursued his passion for business and education to become a university professor and Chairman of the Economics and Finance Department, as well as the head of International Admissions at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, Alabama. Dr. Rao continues to be a driving force and inspiration behind Yedla Management Company, spearheading its growth and development efforts, and the company’s continued success.
Srinath brings years of experience working as a senior executive with a Fortune 500 company and a developer and operator of several hospitality industry assets, including Marriott, Hilton, and Starwood (Westin) brand hotels. As the company CEO, Srinath has led Yedla’s Business Development team during periods of unprecedented growth and has been directly involved with overseeing new management and acquisition activities, and seeking out business development opportunities. Under Srinath’s leadership, the portfolio value of assets under management has tripled within the last three years.
Satya Yedla serves as the COO of Yedla Management Company and is responsible for all operational matters related to the company’s overall portfolio. He has an extensive operations background in the hospitality, restaurant, multi-family residential, and facilities management industries. Previously he owned and operated a government contractor providing facilities management services to approximately one hundred government facilities. After achieving a high-value exit for that company, Satya joined his father and brother to pursue the development and operation of a diverse portfolio of real estate ventures with a focus on the hospitality industry. Satya and his operations team have maintained a disciplined focus on continuous process improvement within the company for over twenty years. This focus has led to the implementation of numerous process-based initiatives that have ensured the portfolio is operated in a manner that ensures a high degree of value for the customer while delivering industry-leading returns to investors.