Board of Directors

Jayachandraraju G
Jayachandraraju G

Board Member

Jayachandra is an experienced IT Engineer with Big 4 Consulting. He strongly believes in Community Service. He is volunteering IAM since 2014 and joined the board in 2016. He is web designer in the board.

Jaya holds a Master’s Degree in Computers. Likes to listen music and watch movies in his free time.

Jaya loves to volunteer for Non-Profits. He spends his summer volunteering at several events across twin cities.

Manoj Prabhu
Manoj Prabhu

Board Member

Manoj Prabhu is a cordial and very enthusiastic person. He is a seasoned business and technology leader with extensive experience in product leadership. He is excited to be part of IAM family to serve the organization and community with a meaningful contribution. He is passionate to involve in social activities, connect with community & associated organization and make new friends contributing to preserve and promote IAM vision and values. He has been an active member in Malayalee community and has served the regional associations. Manoj loves to cook and spends reading especially technology and innovation articles in his spare time. He lives with his wife and two kids in Shoreview, MN.

Nasreen Shaikh
Nasreen Shaikh

Board Member

Nasreen Shaikh (Nash) is a very enthusiastic person. She has been involved in extracurricular activities for a long time and has been teaching Bollywood dance for more than 2 decades. She wants to be on the board to share her knowledge, enhance her leadership skills, make new friends, and give back to the community.

Nasreen works for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MN as Manager HR Systems and Operations. She has done Master in Human Resources Development from Mumbai University, India. She lives in Eagan with her husband and two kids.

Pradeep Sukhani
Pradeep Sukhani

Board Member

Pradeep is self-employed and runs a financial advisory practice. He is also a partner at Mathnasiums of Plymouth, Eden Prairie and Minnetonka. In his past, Pradeep has worked as a financial planning & analysis manager at Carlson Wagonlit Travel as well as a finance manager for Ecolab. Prior to that, Pradeep has also worked as an engineer at Motorola. Currently as a local business owner,

Pradeep enjoys working at various business forums, Chamber of Commerce and is very passionate to showcase India Association of Minnesota as the entity small businesses should be associated to keep growing. Pradeep also loves to take brand IAMN out in the local community and do charitable activities.

Pradeep hold a MS degree in computer engineering from Wright State University and an MBA from the Carslon School of Management (U of M). Pradeep also serves on the Executive Committee of the Hindu Society of Minnesota as the outreach committee chair. Pradeep lives with his wife Geeta as well as 7 year old son Atharv and 3 and 1/2 year old daughter Aarna. Both Geeta and Pradeep love to travel around the world to experience different cultures, languages, food and make friends.

Prinesh Patel
Prinesh Patel

Board Member

Prinesh's enthusiasm to meet and work with people to build community of future keep him finding new way to get involve. As Ex-President and Trustee of one of the regional non-profit organization, GSMN (Gujarati Samaj of Minnesota) and member of current IAM Board gives him an opportunity to share ideas, enhance leadership skill to help organization to connect, educate and celebrate cultural heritage for better tomorrow. Prinesh works for LeverX as SAP Solution Architect with 3M. He has completed Post Graduation in Computer Application from Department of Electronics, Delhi India. He lives in Woodbury with his wife Vishwa and son Dhruv.

Sajith Padmaja
Sajith Padmaja

Board Member

Sajith has been actively involved with IAM since February 2018. He has been and continues to be part of committees for volunteering, food and charity. He has interest in literature and occasionally writes poems in his native language, Malayalam. Sajith works as Director of Engineering with Anser Innovation based out of Burnsville, MN. He lives at Shoreview with his wife and two kids.