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.
CPA- Chief Financial Officer
Ron joined the Spirit team in September of this year as its Chief Financial Officer. Ron is responsible for all aspects of our financial reporting and compliance and is our primary point of contact with our financial partners.
Prior to joining Spirit, Ron spent five years as the Chief Financial Officer of a group of companies whose businesses included a major indirect retail partner for one of the national wireless carriers here in the U.S. In addition, the company also had several wholesale distribution businesses related to the wireless industry and was a franchisor in the fast food industry. These companies had combined revenues in excess of $300 million annually.
Ron’s career before entering private industry spanned 30+ years in public accounting practice, including the last ten as an audit partner in a top 20 national accounting firm. During Ron’s career in public practice he served companies in a number of industries, with a concentration in manufacturing and wholesale distribution.
In his free time Ron enjoys his family, traveling and following his favorite sports teams. He is also an avid (though only average) golfer.
Senior Vice President
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.
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.
Senior Executive Director QA/ RA
Deepak is our Sr. Executive Director QA/ RA. Deepak has over 24 years of experience in QA /RA, Technical Services, R&D, Manufacturing, Validations,and Project Management and has a world of knowledge in the pharmaceutical OTC / Generic space. Deepak received his Masters Degree in Pharmaceutics from Karnatak University, India. In his spare time, Deepak loves to travel the world and enjoy watching sports.
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!