Xama Bhatt is responsible for a full range of financial services at HHMI headquarters and managed properties. These services include centralized cash management, payroll, accounts payable, real estate and sales tax, financial reporting, construction accounting and management information systems. Xama and her staff lead efforts to be financially successful — both for HHMI and the company’s financial partners. To improve profitability, her and her team conduct periodic reviews and evaluations of operating and reporting systems. Her leadership has resulted in superior financial gains. In her role of Human Resources, Xama Bhatt is responsible for overall hotel operations and building and retaining a strong management team.
A native of India, Xama received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ohio State University in 2001 and earned a master’s degree in business administration from Ohio State Unversity in 2003. She held positions in private business and public accounting with Lucas Sumitomo and SEI.