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GAMA 2014 Executive Committee
Thomas K Eapen (Sabu), President
Moved to Georgia in 2008.
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.
served as Joint Secretary of GAMA in 2011 and as Secretary in 2012
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: MBA from Ahmedabad University.
Wife: Letha Thomas, Daughters: Angela & Aleysha, Son: Alan.
Native Place: Kottayam, Kerala.
Mathew Abraham, Secretary
Mathew is a professional engineer graduated from Shivaji University in 1990.
He obtained his masters in biomedical engineering from Drexel, PA.
He has handled various positions in academic field and leadership roles in multi-national corporations.
He currently works for Agilent as an IT Engineer. He has four wonderful children and his beloved wife Saly.
He has been in Atlanta area since 2001 and is a prominent member holding leadership positions in the
community and church activities and always in the forefront of serving the community.
Joseph Elekkattu, Vice President
He is an activeGAMA member
Served in 2012 GAMA EC as Food Committee Chairman
Currently working for MARTA.
Residing in Lilburn
Shybi Thomas, Treasurer
Shybi is the co-founder and managing partner of L&T CPA Associates.
Shybi brings almost 20+ years of experience in the financial services business and
has worked with some of the most sophisticated and well-regarded organizations and clients in the globe.
As Managing Partner, Shybi and his team are committed to helping clients succeed in pursuing their goals across
a broad range of financial planning and wealth management needs. Specializing in working with Individuals,
Business Owners, and Executives, Shybi brings particular specialization in Individual and Business Taxes,
Business Accounting, and Financial Planning. Since 2007, he has had active participation in the Greater Atlanta Malayalee Community.
Shajeev Padmanivas, Joint Secretary
Native of Ernakulam, the commercial capital of Kerala state.
Worked for a reputed IT company in United Kingdom for 4 years, before moving to United States.
Georgia resident since 2000 and currently resides in Alpharetta, GA.
Wife - Salini Shajeev
Son - Akshaj Shajeev.
Manoj Thomas (Al), Excecutive Member
A native of Tiruvalla, graduate from St. Berchmans College, Changanacherry, Kerala.
Moved to New York in 1987 and onwards to Atlanta in 2003 on a transfer for Mercedes Benz.
Since then, an active member of GAMA and had the privilege to serve as the president in 2012 and cultural committee chair during 2005.
Now, CEO of Altima Technologies (P) LTD.
As part of active community service, served as president of Lions Club.
Currently, residing in Lawrenceville, GA with wife Manju, kids Malwin and Meiga.
Manu Govind, Executive Member
ManuGovind moved to Atlanta in 2006. Working as an independent IT Consultant Architect. Lives in Larwrenceville GA. Native place : Trivandrum, Kerala.
Wife - Mary Soja Kids- Roshan & Ronit
Sivakumar S.G, Executive Member
Moved from Lexington, South Carolina after a span of 12 years into Atlanta in mid of 2012.
Served in different official positions of Malayalee Association South Carolina (MASC) before
joining the GAMA executive committee.Working as a Software Architect and living in Johns Creek
with wife and 2 kids. Keen to be a part of Social activities and serving malayalee community where ever present.
Jeboy Thomas, Executive Member
Jeboy Thomas is an IT professional who currently works for Turner Broadcasting as a Sr. Software Engineer.
He is originally from Chengannur, Kerala and moved to Atlanta from Dallas TX in 2005.
Outside of professional interests, he likes to travel, read and loves music. He currently resides in Smyrna, GA with his wife Viji.
Binoy Varghese, Executive Member
Binoy is a resident of Atlanta since 2000 and a member of GAMA for
many years. He is a software engineer and lives in Suwanee with his
wife Susan and their kids Alaina and Alwin.
Yaser Abdul, Executive Member
Moved to USA on 1999, Graduated Engg in computer science,
Noorul Islam College,Kanyakumari
Has been a resident of GA since 2004,
Working as IT professional in Alpharetta,Atlanta.
Children:Rushil Arafath,Rashid Arafath
Suja Joseph, Executive Member
Moved to Atlanta in 1983.
An Active GAMA Member for over 10 years
Husband: Baby Illickattil
Daughter : Serina Joseph
George Karivelil, Executive Member
Native in Kuruppanthara, Kerala.
Moved to Atlanta in 1990, then to Lilburn in 2002.
Has been an active member of GAMA for 23 years.
Working at Ricoh Electronics Company since 2005.
Wife: Agnes Karivelil
Children: Mathew Karivelil, Elizabeth Karivelil
Anu Sukumar, Ex.Officio
Fourth time in GAMA EC, worked as President in 2013, Joint sec in 2010 and Sec in 2011.
A New Yorker, living in Atlanta since 2002.
Anu has always been civically involved through his participation on a variety of Non profit organizations including, Hosea feed the Hungry, American Red Cross and Special Olympics.
Married with two beautiful girls Pallavi and Aavani.