Ravishankar “Ravi” Bhooplapur, a tireless Philanthropist & World Traveler. He initially served in the financial industry as an Insurance agent, manager and funded a successful insurance brokerage company Vision Financial Services in 1997. In 2009, he decided to expand into Education and start a Medical University in Aruba. Today, the institution is known as Xavier University School of Medicine. Xavier’s mission is to fill the shortage of physicians in North America. “Ravi” currently serves as the President of Xavier University School of Medicine, Aruba and is responsible for Pre Medical programs in Jordan, Palestine, Ghana, India, and in Turkey.
Mr. Ven Parameswaran was born in Koyilandy, Kerala, India in 1930. He came to the U.S.A. in 1954 on the Vijayalakshmi Pandit Scholarship awarded by Fairleigh Dickinson U, N.J. for undergraduate studies. After that, he obtained M.B.A. from Columbia University School of Business.