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Leadership

Executive Board :

  • President
    Raja Gade - President

    Raja Gade who arrived in US during early 80’s has been living in the Cary/Morrisville area near Raleigh North Carolina for the past 30 years. He has been very active with the local Catholic community and charitable events for several years. When his parish St. Michael The Archangel in Cary was ready to build a bigger church in 1996 to accommodate the growing Catholic community in the Cary area Raja was a key contributor and an active volunteer in Capital Campaign to help raise over $2 Million for the new church and parish buildings. He served on the Parish council in the past 5 years to guide the Parish during its immense growth and another capital campaign to raise funds for additional school building and gymnasium. With small group faith communities Raja had lead many Faith Formation activities, including Jeff Cavin’s ‘The Great Adventure Bible Timeline’ Seminar, Bishop Barron’s ‘Catholicism’ and Matthew Kelly’s ‘Rediscovering Catholicism’. At St. Michael’s he has been active in RCIA programs and currently leads the Altar Server Ministry, MC for Christmas and Easter Liturgies, and 7am Daily Mass. Raja lives with his wife and daughter, and also has an older married son living with his own family in the same vicinity.

  • President
    Jay Thumma - General Secretary

    Jay Thumma is married with 2 children and lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • President
    Showreddy Gade - Treasurer

    Showreddy Gade is married with 2 children and lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • President
    Rathna Gopu - Joint Treasurer

    Rathna Gopu is married with 2 children and lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Advisory Board :

There are several other committed board members who actively participate, contribute, advise and help with the day to day activities of the Foundation.