Meet the Team
Committed to serve customer and employee needs.
Sonia Sukumar CEO & President
Sonia has been a part of TAJ Technologies, Inc. since 2014, transitioning from an intern, to a full-time Marketing Analyst, to her current role as CEO, President, and Secretary. She brings a fresh perspective to TAJ and leads by example, as she ensures that the work environment at TAJ is one of respect, personal growth and overall success. She graduated with her B.A. in Business Management from Goucher College and her M.S. in Marketing from Johns Hopkins University. When she is not at work, you will find her dancing, traveling, and volunteering for organizations that emphasize diversity and equality.
KC Sukumar CFO & COO
KC Sukumar is the founder of TAJ Technologies, Inc. As the CFO and COO of TAJ, he provides a strong vision for the company and leads his managers by example as he tirelessly works to improve customer service. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from University College of Engineering, Bangalore, India and an MBA from the University of Minnesota. He gained a high level of experience in corporate America, prior to starting TAJ. KC is involved with several charity programs, both domestic and international, and is committed to diversity and inclusion.
Finance & Operations
Sam Saman Director of Finance & Operations
Sam joined the TAJ Technologies in mid-2022 as Director of Finance and Operations. He brings experience from a broad range of industries, including both non-profit and for-profit sectors. He oversees and manages all aspects of finance and operations, including financial reporting, budgeting, financial modeling and analysis, business planning, payroll and process improvement. He has served as a volunteer for United Way, Habitat for Humanity, and more. Sam attended Winona State University and received his undergraduate degree in Accounting and his MBA in Finance from the Florida Institute of Technology. In his free time, Sam likes to spend time with family, travel, cook, fish and is currently learning a third language.
Palden Chomphel Accountant
Palden joined TAJ in early 2022 and has a Bachelor in Commerce and Chartered Accounting from India. He has ten years of experience in his field. In his current role, he manages billing, payables, and other day-to-day activities of the Accounts department. In his spare time, he loves to spend time with his newborn baby and work in the yard.
Radha Krishnan G Manager of Payroll & Invoicing
Radha joined TAJ in 2022 as the Manager of Payroll and Invoicing. He brings over 17 years of experience managing USA, UK and Indian accounting. He has handled the end-to-end US accounting process and also created an accounting cycle. He received his working experience in recruitment, and helped him better understand the recruitment business needs and the accounting process. Radha makes sure there’s stable and correct information with the systematic process of all the financial transactions and reports, which is not only crucial for a business. He is a graduate in Commerce from Bangalore University, India. In his spare time, you will find him playing chess, badminton and traveling.
Thushar Kadamaje Senior Payroll & Invoicing Specialist
Thushar has 11 years of experience in Accounts & Finance and in the banking sector domain. Since August, he has been working at TAJ as a Senior Payroll & Invoicing Specialist. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, cooking and traveling.
Ash Dhandhusaria Infrastructure Manager
In his role as Infrastructure Manager, Ash Dhandhusaria is responsible for the management, monitoring, support, and maintenance of TAJ’s complex, multi-platform IT systems. Ash is also responsible for the selection of suitable technology for internal operations, planning the implementation of new systems and to ensure the success of operation. With more than 20 years of information technology experience, Ash has experience serving in a variety of roles within information technology. In addition to these activities, Ash has developed, tested and implemented many IT solutions including those pertaining to enterprise security, business continuity, disaster recovery, virtualization, SAN, and Windows environment upgrades etc. Ash Dhandhusaria holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics. Additionally, he holds certificates as a Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and has an ITIL Foundation Certification.
Human Resources & Compliance/Onboarding
Mary Elbarbary Director of Human Resources
Mary Elbarbary, PHR, is the Director of Human Resources for TAJ Technologies and TAJ Health Staffing. She brings over 25 years of experience as an HR professional working within the intricacies of people management, compensation, compliance, employment laws, organizational development, polices and processes. She is a member of SHRM and APA. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, gardening and cooking.
Kavitha Inderchand Compliance Administrator
Kavitha Inderchand has been with TAJ for over five years. She serves as the Compliance Administrator and is a subject matter expert on Corporate Statutory and Regulatory Compliance programs. She has rich experience in HR and Compliance processes. Kavitha holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, from Symbiosis University, India. She is a self-motivated individual with a passion to go the extra mile to achieve her goals. Kavitha loves spending her personal time with her family and friends, and loves to organize events. She is passionate about travel and music.
Shruthi Krishnan Lead Onboarding Specialist
Shruthi has been a part of the TAJ family for well over two years, serving as a Lead Onboarding Specialist for TAJ Technologies and TAJ Health Staffing businesses. With over seven years in Human Resources, her expertise is in Healthcare industry, Technology and Professional services. She has a Master's Degree in Human Resources. She is always focused and articulated with her processes. She has gained the trust of the employees and her peers. She has also extended her expertise to the payroll team and has helped resolve many issues. In her personal time, she loves to travel and enjoys listening to music.
Megha Kothari Onboarding Specialist
Megha has been working with TAJ since August 2022 as an HR Onboarding Specialist. Throughout her two years in HR operations, she has worked with more than 20 clients, including those in the IT/Non-IT, sectors. She has an MBA from Devi Ahilya University in India and holds a certificate in Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance Training. By establishing positive candidate interactions, she ensures that the onboarding process is smooth by assisting candidates. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.
Maryna Artamonova Onboarding Specialist
Maryna has been working with TAJ Technologies since September 2021. She brings over eight years of valuable experience in hiring/onboarding for many industries, including food, pharmaceutical and engineering. She is skilled in interviewing, the hiring process, payroll, organization development and training. She enjoys spending free time with family and friends, traveling and reading books. She says that “working with people, recruiting and aligning great people with a great team is what I enjoy and what I am good at”.
Luxman Parameswaran Program Manager
As the Program Manager & Business Development Manager, Lux helps Information Technology leaders overcome challenges through highly effective and creative human capital solutions. With over 10 years of experience, Lux takes a consultative approach to learn about the customers and the challenges they face and helps to develop strategies to attract and retain highly talented consultants. Lux has a genuine interest in helping others achieve their goals by not assuming but rather he seeks to understand if and how he can make the client's life easier. Lux is a proud graduate of the University of Minnesota and when he is not finding solutions to a client’s needs, he enjoys playing basketball, gardening, volunteering, and outdoor activities.
Onboarding & Account Management
Madhu Bose Program Manager
Madhu has been working with TAJ since September 2016. With over 12 years of experience in Talent Acquisition and Management practices, she forges strong relationships with her clients and consultants with ease. Thinking out of the box and bringing in solutions has been her strong point. She has worked across several industries including IT, Engineering, Aviation and Retail in different countries. She is a graduate from Delhi university, India with a major in Political Science and has a PG Diploma in Human Capital Management – SHRI, Singapore. She is a member of SHRM. She spends her spare time working on gardening, music and interior decorating.
Suma Myla Program Manager
Sumathilatha Myla, Program Manager at TAJ, helps consultants find new projects, screening them, guiding them with project processes, and transitioning from one project to another. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems, from The College of St. Scholastica, MN. Suma has a high work ethic and consistently goes the extra mile to achieve results. She is impressive in her follow thru, with consultants as well as clients.
Harris Melby Program Manager
Harris Melby is a Program Manager for TAJ Technologies. He joined TAJ Technologies in 2013. Harris has over 20 years of experience as a Project and Program Manager in the Washington DC, Northern Virginia and Maryland area. He currently supports the National Center for Biotechnology Information and the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications. Harris and his team at NIH help in the development and support of over 40 public biomedical databases. His team also develops software tools for analyzing molecular and genomic data and for the various other programs within the National Library of Medicine
Tiana Montes Account Manager
Tiana has been in the medical field for nine years as a Lead Certified Clinical Medical Assistant. She has recently relocated from Los Angeles to Washington to follow her career path. Her specialty is in Dermatology and has assisted in countless MOHS surgeries. She also has experience in Family Practice, Pediatrics, Asthma & Allergy. She loves helping anyone she can, whether a patient or not, as well as animals. Tiana is now working behind the scenes in finding the perfect candidates to continue providing amazing patient care on behalf of TAJ. In her free time, you will find her in the gym, cooking, listening to music and spending time with family.
Arun C.S. Account Manager
Arun is an Account Manager at TAJ Technologies and TAJ Health Staffing. His secret to success is understanding US staffing and having experience in the industry, which spans beyond 13 years. As an effective communicator and a true people’s person, he is able to build relationships and create success stories with new individuals who join the TAJ family.
In his spare time, he is a hardcore biker and is interested in electronic gadgets. He loves to spend his time expanding his knowledge on various technology topics and the ever-changing IT industry.
Shailesh Koppikar Program Director
Shailesh has been with TAJ for over 20 years and has held several roles and currently leads the Product Management and Technology teams. Shailesh works with Engineers to build cutting edge software for corporate businesses execution applications, team collaboration and onboarding, and solves immigration challenges and contributes to pre-sales RFP efforts. Shailesh also provides leadership for Talent Acquisition. Shailesh is a volunteer and Board member teaching Social Studies at School of India for Languages and Culture and loves cooking and listening to Indian history podcasts as hobbies.