Ajoy S Joshi
Founder and CEO
Ajoy is our founder and CEO. It is his vision that has sparked Spirit’s growth from a small start-up company to a leading supplier of OTC pharmaceutical products to the private label retail industry. Ajoy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and MBA from M.S. University in India, where he met his beloved wife, Priti (who just happens to be our Executive Vice President!). Ajoy resides on Long Island, NY with his family and is actively involved in his community and in numerous charitable organizations.
Priti A Joshi
Executive Vice President
Priti is our Executive Vice President. She is the curator of the brilliant flow and rhythm of our production and business people and processes. Alongside her husband, Ajoy, she is a monumental part of our continued growth and success. Priti holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Chemistry from M.S. University in India, where she met her husband, Spirit founder, Ajoy Joshi. Priti has years of managerial experience as Owner and Manager of her own businesses throughout the years. She is actively involved in her community, especially in the arts and charitable organizations in our area.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Joni is our Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Joni has almost 20 years of experience in the HBC Private Brand space and has called upon every major retailer in the US over her career. Joni is passionate about Innovation in Private Brand, committed to Private Brand Excellence and is an “out of the box” thinker who tirelessly seeks new methods of communicating with the ultimate consumer. Joni earned a Creative Writing Degree from New York University as well as a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from Adelphi University, where she graduated Summa cum Laude.
Senior Director of QA/RA and Strategic Planning
Arati Deshpande is our Senior Director of QA/RA and Strategic Planning. She has over 20 years experience in the pharmaceuticals industry. She holds a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Rhode Island at Kingston, RI in addition to having done a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. A seasoned manager: she is a dynamic and result oriented professional. She enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family during her free time.
Vice President of Logistics and Accounts
Kunjal is Vice President of Logistics and Accounts for Spirit. He has over 12 years experience in this role and has uncanny expertise in managing and coordinating shipments from Asia. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Electronics and Chemistry from C.U. Shah Science College in India and a MBA in Computers/Finance in Management from Bialystok University of Finance & Management in Poland. He has in depth knowledge of systems, which enhances and expedites our product shipments and overall efficiencies. He enjoys traveling and spending time with his family in his spare time.
Human Resource and Marketing Manager
Archa is our Human Resource and Marketing Manager. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a double major in Marketing and Management with a Theatre minor from the University of South Carolina, where she graduated Cum Laude in 2017. She is also Certified in Inbound Marketing from Hubspot Academy. In addition to being an integral Member of the Spirit Team, Archa is also finds time to pursue her passion for the Performing Arts. Archa also enjoys anything creative, traveling and – eating!
Quality Assurance Supervisor
Martha is our Quality Assurance Supervisor. She has over 15 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical field. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology with a minor in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Toxicology from St. John’s University. Martha is a superstar at everything she does – including her role of being a brand new Mom!
Manager of Logistics and Supply Chain
Chirag Patel is our Manager of Logistics and Supply Chain. Chirag earned his undergrad at Gujarat University in Computer Science prior to completing Graduate School at NYIT with his Master of Science and Computer Science Degree. Chirag is a real Customer Advocate. He excels in planning and it shows in the smoothness of the running of his operation. In Chirag’s free time, he loves to play cricket, listen to music, and travel. His favorite place traveled thus far is Fort Lauderdale Beach in Florida (can you blame him?). His go-to karaoke song is Ban Jaa Rani by Guru Randhawa. If you have the opportunity to meet Chirag, do ask him to sing a few bars!