Biography

Biography

Rishi Bagga is an attorney for businesses and General Counsel. He co-owns and operates a hospitality ownership and management group which operates the Holiday Inn Orlando East – UCF Area. He is an Adjunct Professor of Hospitality Law for Valencia College’s Hospitality Management Program as well as a Certified Hospitality Administrator (CHA) by the American Hotel & Lodging Association. Bagga is the current President of the South Asian Bar Association of North America (SABA).  He also serves on the Diversity Committee of the National Council of Bar Presidents.  He is past chair of the UCF Alumni Association’s College of Sciences Alumni Chapter and current member of the College of Sciences Dean’s Advisory Board.  Bagga was selected in 2018 as an Outstanding AlumKnight for UCF’s Department of Political Science.  Bagga earned his BA in Political Science in 2003 and his Juris Doctor from Washington College of Law at American University. He also earned the Master of Laws In Law & Government from Washington College of Law.