Sunset Hotel Group

   Sunset Hotel Group | 2116 Emmorton Park Road, Edgewood, MD | Phone 410-671-7981| Fax 410-676-8195

   Sunset Hotel Group | 2116 Emmorton Park Road, Edgewood, MD | Phone 410-671-7981| Fax 410-676-8195

Lee Kellar joined the Sunset Hotel Group in 2000. Mr Kellar is responsible for the operation of Sunset's portfolio of hotels, consisting of properties in the full service, extended stay, and limited service categories. Mr. Kellar also oversees sales and marketing, revenue management, and public relations.


Prior to joining Sunset, Mr. Kellar spent 13 years with Prime Hospitality/Krisch Hotels where he served as Food & Beverage Director, General Manager, Regional Director of Food & Beverage, and Regional Director of Hotel Operations which consisted of sixteen hotels across six franchise brands.


Mr. Kellar is an Executive Director on the board of the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce as well as an active member of the Maryland Hotel & Motel Association and the AAHOA organization. Mr. Kellar is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a degree in Business Administration.

Dipak Patel joined the Sunset Hotel Group shortly after being founded in 1997. Mr. Patel is responsible for all financial services for the company. Mr. Patel's direct oversight includes the departments of Property Accounting, Payroll, Information Technology, Risk Services, Corporate Accounting, and Internal Compliance Audit. These departments are responsible for the financial accuracy of all profit and loss statements, budgeting, and cash management for all of Sunset's full and limited service hotels.
Mr. Patel also directs the processing of payroll for all Sunset's hotel and corporate associates, the purchasing of all technology-related capital, property insurance and risk services, corporate financial statements, and annual hotel and ownership audits. Mr Patel works directly with owners to discuss financial statements, cash flow forecasts, and budgets.
Mr. Patel is a member of the AAHOA organization as well as serving on many local committees and boards in the Maryland and Harford County area. He holds degrees in both Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

Lee Kellar, CHA

Chief operating officer

Dipak Patel President

Chief financial officer

Kirit Patel

Founder / CEO


Kirit Patel founded Sunset Hotel Group in 1996. Mr Patel is responsible for all development, business activities and acquisitions at Sunset. Under Mr. Patel's leadership, Sunset's management history includes the turnaround of dozens of distressed properties, asset management of hotels, program development as developer and manager, and entry into the hotel/condominium conversion market.
Currently Mr. Patel serves on the board of the Maryland Hotel and Motel Association, and has served as a board member with the AAHOA organization. Active in the community Mr. Patel serves on many local executive committees and boards in the Maryland and Harford County area. Mr. Patel holds degrees in Accounting, Banking and Economics.