Advisory Council

Amit Kachru
Amit Kachru

Advisory Council

Amit Kachru served as Treasurer and Officer in 2014 & 2015 and Board of Director since 2012. As an IAM officer, he was instrumental to work across multiple corporate diversity groups to create Connect Asia, lead India Fest and developed new revenue stream for IAM to fulfil its mission. Amit Kachru is currently Vice President Finance and Global Medtronic IT CFO. Prior to joining Global IT, Amit served as the CFO for the Pelvic Health business, and Finance leader for the $1.5B Heart Failure business. Amit’s work experiences include being a Medtronic Global Innovation Fellow to partner with Nobel Laureate Prof. Mohd. Yunus on a healthcare initiative, and creating an innovative Made-For-India patient financing solution to help people in India access Medtronic therapies. Amit is also an advisor to the Asian Impact @ Medtronic Twin Cities, and has served on the Carlson Executive MBA Board of Advisors. Amit has also been awarded the Medtronic Mission in Motion Extraordinary Team Award for his leadership. Amit holds a BBA degree in finance from Texas A&M University & an MBA from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management. Amit is an avid cricket fan, likes listening to hindi music and is passionate about giving back to the community. He resides in Maple Grove, Minnesota with his wife, Bhavna and his teenage daughter, Anya. He is an active community leader and has been living in twin cities for over 20 years.

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.

Ravi Sagi
Ravi Sagi

Ravi served as IAM President 2018, Officer and Board of Director since 2011. He worked with many regional organizations as outreach chair during his tenure at IAM and was instrumental in getting them closer to IAM by partnering with them. He is involved with many non profit organizations and believes in the philosophy of giving back to community. He also cofounded a regional organization, MATA (Minnesota Area Telangana Association), worked as its president and helped it become a strong regional organization. He has a master’s degree in management and works as an IT consultant. His passion is community service and volunteering. In his free time, he likes to play tennis, watch football and hangs out with friends. He lives in Eden Prairie with his wife and two children.

Sree Kamojjala
Sree Kamojjala

Sree served as IAM President for 2017, and Officer and Board of Director since 2011. is an IT leader currently working for a Health Care Insurance company and an active Board member for IAM since 2013. He is an active community leader and has been living in twin cities for last 17 years. Sree served as an office bearer and volunteered for several non-profit organizations in the twin cities. In his capacity, Sree led, chaired and participated in various cultural and charitable activities on behalf of IAM. Sree is a big believer in giving back to the community and his passion for rich Indian culture and heritage has enabled him to serve the community at large. Sree lives in North West suburbs with his wife Vishala and daughter Ruchika. He loves to play Volley Ball, Cricket, Tennis and watch Foot Ball in his spare time.