2017 Executive Committee

President- Biju Thomas

Biju Thomas Thuruthumalil obtained his Master’s in Social Work (MSW) from Madras University in 1992. He is currently working as a Social Worker with State of GA. He worked as a Social Worker @ United Nations Organizations (UNO) in New Delhi and for the state of Illinois.  He served as President of GAMA in 2011. He also served as President of Indian Social Worker’s Association of Illinois and served in different positions in Knanaya Associations. He is living in Georgia since 2003 with his wife Reni Thomas and Children Jerry (17 years) Josh (14 Years), Jaison and Jenson (12 years). His home town is Kannankara in Alapuzha and currently resides in Grayson, GA.


Vice-President – Savita Mahesh

Savita Mahesh obtained bachelors degree in business from Mumbai University in 2000.
Working with IBM for over 7 years.
Works with various charity organizations in different positions. Over 100 volunteer hours.
Husband: Mahesh Narayan Children:Ananya Mahesh, Anishka Mahesh
Hometown: Palakkad. Currently living in Johns creek Ga.


General Secretary- Manu Govind

Manu Govind Kesava Pillai hails from Trivandrum, Kerala. He got his Master’s in Computer Applications in 2005. He is working as an independent software consultant for over 10 years. He served as cultural co-ordinator of GAMA in 2014. He moved to GA from Ohio in 2006 and lives with his wife Soja Manu and and two kids, Roshan Manu and Ronit Pillai. He is passionate about music and cricket.


Joint Secretary – Aboobacker Ziddique

Aboobacker Ziddhique (Zid), Alumni of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Malappuram and. Holds B.Tech in Electronics and Communications from SCT College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram and is an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP). Worked for Manhattan Associates(India), IBM(India) and J. Crew (U.S). Currently works for Home Depot in Atlanta. He is a member of MENSA (http://www.mensa.org) and Harvard Business Review Advisory Council.
Wife: Shiny Aboobacker Children: Shahzad (Zeezee).
Hometown: Areekode, Malappuram, Kerala. Currently resides in Alpharetta, GA.


Treasurer- Navin Job

Navin Job, originally from Thrissur-Kerala, attended College of Engineering- Thiruvanthapuram and received B- Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was working in Chennai before moving to Atlanta – USA on 2004.He was in the Indian cycling team and also a student of Sports Authority of India during his studies. He is the captain of the Brookfield Tennis team of 15 players, who won many prizes in ALTA (Atlanta Long Tennis Association) competitions.
He worked in the financial domain with various organizations like FundTech, Intuit and now working in Acculynk as a technical manager.


Executive Members


Thomas K Eapen(Sabu) 

He was the 34 th president of GAMA in 2014, served as  Secretary in 2012 and as Joint Secretary in 2011. Moved to Georgia in 2008 and working as a Finance Manager for an IT company in Alpharetta. Lived in Dubai for 20 years and held various positions in Indian Associations in Dubai and Sharjah. Served different positions in Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church and it’s Community. Worked in a reputed Dutch Company as a Financial Controller before moving into a self owned business in Dubai.Resides in Johns Creek, Atlanta. Education: B.com & MBA. Wife: Letha Thomas, Daughters: Angela & Aleysha, Son: Alan.Native Place: Kottayam, Kerala.


Yaser Hameed

Yaser Hameed graduated from Noorul Islam Engg college , Tamil Nadu. Yaser has been a long time member of Gama and served as sports Secretary in 2014. He has been living in atlanta from 2004. Currently  CEO of Syrainfotek  and lives with his wife Safa Arafath and kids Rushil Arafath, Rashid Arafath.


Anil Mecheril

Anil Mecheril have been residing in USA since 12 years, born in Kottayam, moved from Ohio to Atlanta in 2006. He lives with his wife  Anitha Anil and has three children, Aparna, Annand, and Arya. Currently employed as a Journeyman Electrician at Marta. He has been active member of GAMA since 2006. He was the Joint secretary of GAMA executive committee in 2012.


Abraham Karipaparambil

Abraham Karippaparampil graduated from St Dominic”s College Kanjirappally,He represented College Union, and also served as the Captain of the college badminton team. After graduation, he turned his attention to family plantations and gem stone business.In 1997 he moved with his wife, Bindu to Atlanta and is currently working with United Technologies. They have two children named Geo and Ann Mary.His hobbies are online business,music yoga, and reading.


Deepak Parthasarathi

Deepak hails from Malappuram and did his Bachelor of Engineering from Madras University. He is currently in a sales and delivery role with UST Global. Deepak moved to Atlanta in 2013 and currently lives in Alpharetta with his wife Kaveta and two kids – Shraddha and Abhijith. He is passionate about soccer and cycling and in his leisure time, he loves to solve crossword puzzles and listening to old songs.


Krish Pallath

Radhakrishnan Pallath (aka Krish Pallath) is a successful IT professional and a resident of Alpharetta, Georgia. Raised in Mumbai, he hails from Trichur, Kerala and very proud of his roots. A multi-sport athlete, Krish is an accomplished Cricket player and he has held many official titles in AGCC, a Cricket organization under USA Cricket Association. He lives in Alpharetta with his wife (Rekha Pallath) and a 19-year old son (Hrisheek) who is a sophomore at GATech. He is part of many non-profit organizations and actively contributes his time and efforts in furthering the cause and bring positive changes in the community.


Prasad Thekkedath

Prasad Thekkedath hails from Mumbai, hometown being Pattambi, Kerala. He has a Masters degree in Computer Science from Mumbai university. He moved to United states in 2004 pursuing his career in IT. Currently working for Macys systems and technology, he relocated to Atlanta in 2013 and has been a GAMAmember since.  He lives in John Creek with this wife Divya. He enjoys reading books, listening to music and watching movies.


Shaji John

Shaji hails from wayanad, Kerala. He graduated from Calicut University and completed his Masters from University of Madras. He moved to Atlanta in 2009 and lives in Alpharetta with his wife Ann and daughter Isabella. He is passionate about Music, Acting, Soccer and Tennis. He works for AT&T in a Principal Architect capacity and has performed various IT architecture and delivery roles across multiple geographies including USA, Asia Pacific, China, Hong Kong, Middle East and India.