Executives

Yash Gajaria

President / Linkedin: in/yashgajaria

Farheen Akhter

Vice President of Human Resources

Chetan Kalia

Vice President of Finance

Mehar Banga

Vice President of Information Technology / Linkedin: in/meharbanga

Mahima Siali

Vice President of Marketing / Linkedin: in/mahima-siali

Sanam Ahluwalia

Vice President of Sales / Linkedin: in/sanam-a-078985148

Dhruv Bansal

Vice President of Production

Emma Rajala

Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility

Margaret Veldman | Mohammed Y Ali | Bethel Ann

Advisors

Yash Gajaria is honoured to be the President of Finanza. He is currently a grade 11 student at Rick Hansen Secondary School
in Mississauga.Yash is avid about getting involved outside of school and giving back to his community through charity work.
Aside from his volunteering, Yash enjoys playing sports and loves hockey and tennis. Yash is passionate about financial literacy because
he believes being financially literate is the key to a strong foundation of success in the future.

Farheen Akhter is proud to be the Vice President of Human Resources for Finanza. She is currently a grade 11 student at St. Marcellinus Secondary School. Apart from her position at Finanza, Farheen loves to travel, read, socialize and play guitar. She is a dedicated participant in extra-curriculars in and out of school as well as a devoted volunteer throughout her community. Farheen values the importance of financial literacy needed in our society today and is grateful to be apart of a wonderful project targeting this.

Chetan Kalia is proud to be an executive of finance for Finanza. Chetan is a high school senior at St.Francis Xavier S.S and is currently enrolled in the International Baccalaureate program. Chetan is interested in reading books, playing sports, and participating in leadership activities. Chetan is passionate about educating people about financial literacy because he believes being financially literate is an necessary aspect of a healthy lifestyle that kids are not exposed to in their community.

Mehar Banga is delighted to be the Vice President of Information Technology. He is currently a grade 12 student studying at North Park Secondary School under the International Business and Technology program. Mehar has been part of Junior Achievement for 2 years now. He loves to read about topics under personal finance and, most importantly, he loves to code. He enjoys spending time with his loved ones and friends also! Alongside, Mehar personally believes that it is key for kids our age to learn about how to manage their finances.

Mahima Siali is thrilled to be the Vice President of Marketing at Finanza this year! She is a grade 12 student at Mississauga Secondary School and enjoys volunteering and helping out in the community, as well as meeting new people and trying new things. Financial literacy is important to her because, despite not often being taught in schools, an understanding of it is critical in making financially responsible decisions in the future.

Sanam Ahluwalia is honoured to be the Vice President of Sales of Finanza. Sanam is currently in grade 12 and attends St. Marcellinus Secondary School. Apart from being a member of Junior Achievement for two years, Sanam is included in several school clubs, volunteer events. Her hobbies are reading, playing volleyball and spending time with friends and family.

Dhruv Bansal is ecstatic to be this years Vice President of Production. He is currently a grade 12 student at Mississauga Secondary School, who has been part of Junior Achievement for the past 4 years. Dhruv is passionate about business and has been involved in many clubs inside and outside of school. He loves to hang out with his friends, but makes sure he also excels in his academics. Dhruv is passionate about financial literacy because financial literacy is the confluence of financial, credit and debt management and the knowledge that is necessary responsible to make financial responsible decisions, which are integral to our everyday lives.

This is Emma Rajala, she is the proud Vice President of Environment, Health and Safety, and Corporate Social Responsibility of our company. She is currently a grade 11 student at St. Marcellinus SS and is focussing her studies in the Political Science field but has a special place in her heart for business (especially financial literacy). Outside of attending school and weekly Junior Achievement meetings, Emma also enjoys spending her time travelling and volunteering in her community and around the world.