Sheetal’s journey has been in various fields and workings. She started her career in the hospitality and travel industry in India and moved on to managing restaurants and hotels in London. Sheetal for the past 29 years has worked in top companies and name brand hotels and restaurant chains managing the departments of PR, Marketing and Sales, Operations and Facility and construction management.
In the last 14 years, Sheetal has branded her own name as the CEO and founder of Sheetal Ohri Inc in San Francisco California. She and her Company has won many California State Legislative, California Senate awards for her work. She has worked with various companies and individuals from USA and India doing Media, branding, PR, consultancy work. Sheetal has had her own weekly radio talk show “Making a Difference with Sheetal Ohri” for the last 10 years. The radio talk show airs on San Francisco’s largest South Asian FM radio station Bolly923Fm. Sheetal is a Licensed California Real Estate Agent. She launched Silicon Valley Awards-SVA “Making a Difference” in 2012. These awards were the first of its kind Red carpet glamorous affair awards in San Francisco. Sheetal launched, directed and produced the first Bollywood broadway show “Bollywood Dreamz- Journey of a Star” in 2013, using local talent. She authored a book in 2021 “Custodial Battle” which has been a reflection of issues and challenges she faced while going through her own son's custody situations due to Immigration status. She decided to write situations to help and provide resources to other immigrant parents in need of understanding the US family courts.
Sheetal Ohri is a US citizen, an author, a California Realtor, an Entrepreneur, Director of Facilities, remodel and development for America's largest Restaurant Franchise chain, managing the California portfolio. Sheetal has her philanthropic side and volunteers her time with many local San Francisco Non profits devoting time for causes and encouraging Indian culture to mainstream America, children education and other local causes to bring a difference.
Sheetal Ohri believes that “We all make a difference,” and can bring positivity out in all situations.
The Professional Life
Sheetal Ohri is an accomplished communicator with extensive experience in Hospitality & Restaurants business operations, Remodel and facilities solutions experience. She has also made her mark in the capacity of an entrepreneur, having her own company. Sheetal is also the Founder and producer of Silicon Valley Awards – SVA “Making a Difference.” Sheetal is a media celebrity having her own radio talk show over 8 years “Making a Difference with Sheetal Ohri” on KSJO Bolly923 FM, where she talks to her guests and empowers her listeners through their journeys. These guests are Politicians like the Senators, Mayors, Council members, Congressmen and women, Non Profit heads, Startups and technology leaders, Organizations heads and local Heros of the USA who are Making a Difference.
She has strong leadership, analytical, organizational, time management, and decision-making skills. Besides being creative, Sheetal’s philanthropic side is working with Non-profits, she has been on board as a Director with many San Francisco-based Non Profit foundations – GOPIO- Silicon Valley, Indo American Community Federation – IACF, Federation Indo American Northern California – FIANC, and Foundation for Excellence.