Samir is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Kila Properties, formed in 2007. He is responsible for all aspects of this real estate development firm which specializes in the acquisition, development, management and disposition of hotels and workforce housing in Northern California resort destinations. Previously, Samir worked in Silicon Valley in Senior Executive roles focusing on business development and marketing. He helped guide and grow four technology companies over the course of nine years, all of which were acquired by larger companies. Prior to that, Samir was an attorney in private practice. He received a JD, with Honors, from George Washington University, and a BA in Psychology, with Honors, from Wake Forest University.