Our Leadership

Leaders in Hotel Management and Development

Middletown Hotel Management’s keen leadership has resulted in our hotels achieving multiple awards, including the prestigious Torchbearer, Quality Excellence and Newcomer awards from Intercontinental Hotel Group, among others. Our properties continue to rank in the top tier of their respective brands and have been recognized consistently by TripAdvisor for service excellence.

Har S. Bhatnagar


Har Bhatnagar currently serves as president and CEO of Middletown Hotel Management Company, Inc., providing vision and setting strategy for Middletown’s overall performance and growth. He began his hotel management career in 1983, balancing this new interest with a full-time engineering position at General Electric in Fort Wayne, Ind. Prior to General Electric, he worked at Franklin Electric and McLain Engineering laboratory.

In 1989, Har established Middletown Hotel Management as his portfolio began to grow. After five successful years of additional hotel investments, Har retired from General Electric in 1994 to devote himself full time to his new business.

With nearly 30 years in the engineering industry before retiring from General Electric, Har has brought a unique perspective to hotel management and development. His strong analytical skills, attention to detail and logical approach have combined to advance Middletown Hotel Management to its current leadership position in the Cincinnati, Dayton and Columbus regional market.

Har holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Banaras Hindu University.

Neha Bhatnagar


Neha Bhatnagar (Richter) is a graduate of Valparaiso University with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Chemistry and Biology with a Concentration in Biochemistry. Neha spent 12 years working in the Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Industry with multiple Fortune 500 companies. This time was spent developing skills in various leadership roles involved in project management, new product releases, regulatory responses, and remediation projects.

In 2012, Neha joined Middletown Hotel Management at the Corporate Level. Despite growing up in the Hospitality Industry since the age of 5, the last 8 years she has utilized her skill background with E-Commerce, Hotel Opening Processes, Sales and Marketing, and Operational Process improvements to control labor and expenditure costs at all properties in the portfolio. Her leadership and management skills have yielded revenue growths of 9.02% YoY.