Nilesh Jain was appointed to the Southern Westchester BOCES Board of Education in the spring of 2022 to fill an unexpired term.
Mr. Jain has 25 years of experience in India's Capital Markets in various capacities, including Research Analyst, Trader, and Institutional Equity Sales with financial firms in India and the United States. His last professional role was with Credit Capital Investments, Short Hill, N.J., as head of India Strategy for Teak Hill Indus Fund and Ashburton India Fixed Income Opportunities Fund. His academic credentials include an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad, India; a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from MANIT, Bhopal, India; and a Diploma in Systems Development from NIIT, Bhopal, India.
Nilesh's involvement in community service took off by starting the Math Olympiad club and the First Lego League club in Edgemont. This laid a foundation for public service roles starting in 2018, when he was elected as a trustee to the Edgemont Board of Education. He continues to serve in this role. After stepping down from his professional career in 2020, he has expanded his volunteer services and is currently serving as Graduation Coach and Volunteer Advisory Board member at Yonkers Partners in Education, and as Financial Advisor to multiple social impact enterprises in small business and the primary healthcare sector, sponsored by Catalyst Management Services, Bengaluru, India.
Mr. Jain lives in Edgemont with his wife, Dr. Manisha Jain (OBGYN, Lincoln Hospital, Bronx). They have two sons, Aaditya Jain (Edgemont High School graduate, Class of 2016) and Amratya Jain (Edgemont High School, Class of 2024).