Principal & President of Provenance Hotels, Wali is a connector, reformer, and reframer in the industry. With 20 years of hospitality experience and an indefatigable passion for creating memorable experiences at each of his hotels, he works tirelessly to connect talent across the sectors while on the constant lookout for places where authentic is a way of life. Since joining the Portland, Oregon-based brand in 2006, Wali has been responsible for the development and management of more than a dozen hotels that make Provenance’s portfolio, and creating experiences “that make people feel respected and cared for,” he says.