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Board Members
Viral Chokshi

I am one of the founding members of LYO and would like to thank you for visiting our site and signing up to become a member. I currently reside in New Jersey and will be in charge of this year's LYO Convention in New York City . A little about me, I currently own a manufacturing & distribution firm which has clients around the nation. LYO not only has become a big part of my life, but an amazing experience as well. I'm a laid-back guy that is very open minded, so if you have any question or suggestions about LYO, don't hesitate to contact me at viralc@plasticplusinc.com. I'm looking forward to spreading the ideas of LYO, and helping the youth network themselves for their future!

Shweta Parikh

My name is Shweta Parikh and I went to new Jersey City University School and majored in Accounting. I currently am working for Unimac Financial. I have been involved with LYO for few years now and it's amazing how it has grown from a few people putting on shows, to an organization so national. It is very exciting to know that such a great community exists. We hope through LYO we gain a network that can help each other with everything from just being a friend to sharing one's knowledge about a certain area of expertise.

Ankur Shah

My name is Ankur Shah and I have served as LYO's webmaster, promoter, and supporter for a number of years. I currently reside in New Jersey and am working as an Analyst at Merrill Lynch in NY. I have a degree in Finance & MIS from Temple University . Being a part of LYO has been a good experience so far which will only get better with new members and supporters. I would like to hear from you, even if it's not LYO-related, about your ideas and activities that people would like to do or get involved with. I can be reached at ank112@yahoo.com.

Esha Shah

Hi, my name is Esha Shah and I'm a junior Computer Engineering major at Rutgers University with minor in Economics. I have an internship at JP Morgan as a Business Analyst. On my free time, I like to pursue my hobbies that include music, reading (Agatha Christie, Dan Brown, Sherlock Holmes, etc...), acting, traveling, exploring, different cultures & people. I am very excited about this year's LYO Convention in NYC. I am one of the new members to the committee and the exposure and the learning experience is great. If you may have any questions, feel free to drop me a line anytime at eshah284@gmail.com.

Jay Chokshi

Shortly after moving with my family to New Jersey in 2002 from Canada , I joined the Lad Youth Organization when it was still in its birth. I have seen it prosper since then and I am proud to be a part of this great team. I take care of the visual and graphic design components and try to help out when and where I can. I have made good friends and contacts because of this group and I am excited to meet more people as we begin to reach farther out. I currently live in New York City where I am pursuing an Architecture degree at the New York Institute of Technology. My motto is "To learn it, experience it"; because of this I lead a well balanced life and find myself learning something new everyday. Do not hesitate to email me at jay_chokshi@yahoo.com if you have any questions about anything.

Rina Shah

Hey, my name is Rina Shah, born and raised in New Jersey . I graduated from Boston University in 2004 with a degree in Economics and Political Science. Currently, I have my own title insurance agency which I started in November of 2005. Also, I teach Bharat Natyam as well as movie dances to all ages on weeknights and weekends. I have been active in our LYO for over a year now, and I love it. I think it's a great way to get to know one another as well as continue growth within our Indian as well as LAD community.

Kunjal Shah

I work at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Finance Operations Division. My hobbies include music, traveling, and socializing. I have managed backstage performances at the 2006 Diwali dinner, am one of the key persons to co-ordinate the summer youth convention and am serving as a committee member on the LYO board. I went to Pace University , Lubin School of Business and earned a BBA in Business Economics. Favorite Quote: "In a world filled with competition, only know one thing, destroy and conquer" - Unknown

Rina Parikh

Although I am not qualified to be a youth, I am a new member of the LYO, as I believe in the organization's objectives. The LYO committee is filled with great young adults who are energized to do a lot for the LAD community. I have been part of LVSNA since it's inception in 1991. I am married and have three kids. I have a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University and an MBA from Farleigh Dickinson University . I currently own my own company supporting the US Army within the Department of Defense. I enjoy working with kids and young adults and helping them to achieve their goals. I have a side passion for Bollywood and Indian Cultural Dancing.

Chirag Sheth

Hi there, I am Chirag Sheth, an executive committee member on the Lad Youth Organization board. I currently reside in Clifton , New Jersey and work for PAR Pharmaceutical, Inc as an Account Services Executive. I have a bachelor's degree in Accounting from M.S. University of India. I came to the US in 2001 and since then LYO has been a part of my life. I like meeting new people and making new friends. Please email me with any questions you may have about this event or about LYO at csheth@verizon.net.

Ketan Shah

Hi, I am thrilled to join Lad Youth Organization as a committee member. I am from Jersey City, New Jersey and work for a music distribution firm called The Orchard as Vice Precident, Technology. I hold master's degree in Computer Science with academic honor of magna cum laude and specialization in Application Development and Management from New Jersey Institute of Technology.