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.
Senior Vice President of Logistics and Accounts
Kunjal is Senior Vice President of Logistics and Accounts for Spirit. He has over 14 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.
Vice President of QA/RA
Steve earned his BS in Pharmacy in 1980 (the last graduating class to get the BS degree, now they all get a PharmD). He passed the New York State Pharmacy Board exams and was licensed to practice in 1981. After nearly 10 years of retail practice, Steve made the switch to industry and has never looked back. He started in Quality Assurance, as the Controlled Substance supervisor for a generic drug manufacturer in Amityville NY. Over the course of a few years, he eventually transitioned to Regulatory Affairs and has worked for OTC manufacturers ever since. Steve believes that Quality and Regulatory form a natural bond that belongs together under one roof. We are so fortunate to have Steve on our Team!
Vice President of Sales
John Brown is our Vice President of Sales. He has over 40 years of Executive Sales experience. After 25 years of a senior-level position in retail procurement, he became President of Sales for a Fabric Technology Company. He also was VP of Sales and Marketing for National Hunting/Fishing Brand. He has previously worked with Fortune 500 companies; Nike, The North Face, Under Armour, Adidas, Bass Pro Shops, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Ralph Lauren. He joined Spirit in December 2017. He feels “pharmaceuticals is the most rewarding experience” in his business career. John holds a degree in Business Administration from East Carolina University’s College of Business, where he also was awarded a membership to the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, playing golf, reading a good book, and being with family, especially his grandchildren.
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. 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!
Director of Operations
Anil is a seasoned and talented professional with over 15 years of experience. Anil holds a Bachelor’s in Business (BBA) from Queens College. His innovative thinking has transformed Spirit for the better. He started his career in big box retail, moving quickly up to senior management, managing multiple sites and responsible for all day to day operations. He then moved onto the Medical Supply industry, where he also managed multiple sites within the Empire Region and greater New York State area. Anil is an expert in operations policy and procedures. He has maintained multiple GMP, SOP, OSHA, DOT, HAZMAT, HIPAA, and FDA regulated facilities. Anil is passionate about people and systems. Through KPI analytics and good old human connection, he has built up districts and regional operations. His skills in inventory control, operations, Six Sigma, and management is diligent and excels above and beyond expectations.