Come, let’s introduce some of the key people in the Samvriddhi team
Cherian Arattuculam :: Chairman
Cherian Arattuculam has held a variety of senior management, sales and commercial banking positions since starting his business career in 1990. He has an undergraduate in Business Administration and an MBA from the College of Notre Dame.
Cherian started his business career with Wells Fargo Bank in 1996; Joined Bank of America as their Senior Vice President. In 2000 he joined Citibank as the Sales Director/Executive VP. In 2007 Cherian started his own financial services company servicing the needs of the secondary financial markets focusing his efforts in the lucrative commercial mortgage backed securities. Since 2009 Cherian had been a part of JP Morgan Chase in their commercial/business banking program. In 2011, Cherian associated with SIGN as one of its Directors.
Alok Ranjan Pati:: Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Alok, graduated from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB) and then joined with State Bank Home Finance Limited. In 1997 he joined Centurion Bank Ltd. His last assignment was with HDFC as Circle Head (East). In his entire career spanning over 19 years, Alok has worked in both in semi urban / urban and metro locations in east covering credit, deposits and general banking. During his tenure as Circle Head and Cluster Head, he was assigned branches located in NE, a part of WB and Jharkhand.
Mr. Gupta has been the promoter Directors of the Co having more than three decades of banking career with State Bank of India and a new generation Private Sector Bank. He held leadership positions in his career passing through almost all the assembly-lines of Banking and Wealth Management. His last assignment was Vice President & Regional Head (East) of Centurion Bank of Punjab (since merged with HDFC Bank).
His experiences, initially gleaned from the rural setting, he had great exposure to rural banking. He also had successive experiences as profit-centre head in an urban environment. He has actively worked with NGOs, including those dedicated to the cause of the physically-challenged. He promoted SAMVRIDDHI in 2009.