Indo-American Charity Foundation (IACF) has elected Mahesh Wadhwa as its President for 2018. Wadhwa is the CEO of Wadhwa and Associates, Inc., an engineering and architectural firm providing building services for 35+ years.
Indo-American Charity Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization that helps the underprivileged and needy with monetary and volunteer work contributions through established and emerging organizations in the Greater Houston Area. It was founded in 1988 by a group of Houstonians of Indian origin.
After completing his B.S. in Architecture in 1966, Mahesh moved to U.S. in 1974 and worked with Stran Steel on the prestigious Alaska pipeline project. He then led a team of architects at a sister company of MW Kellogg, before founding WAI in 1982. WAI specializes in designing hotels/motels, banks, medical/retail/office buildings, manufacturing & distribution facilities. With hundreds of projects under the belt, WAI has many satisfied customers around the world including: U.S., Mexico, Asia, and Africa. Wadhwa joined IACF in 2015 as a Director and served during 2017 as the President-Elect.
Wadhwa brings a wealth of experience to IACF from his connections with professional, business and philanthropic organisations. He has served as an advisory board member of United Central Bank and American Society of Indian Engineers (ASIE), as council member at India House, and as the Vice-President of India Culture Center (ICC).