The Honorable KV Kumar
The Honorable KV Kumar
Mr. KV Kumar is the National Co-Chairman of the National Republican Asian Assembly (“NRAA”). Mr. Kumar has served multiple Presidents, starting with President Ronald Reagan. KV Kumar is the recipient of 2015 Ellis Island Medal of Honor. He has served all Presidents from President Ronald Reagan. KV Kumar was honored by the Brain Injury Association (USA) for ‘Unheralded Advocacy’, which lead to the Enactment of “1996 Traumatic Brain Injury Act” of U.S. Congress. He is an ardent supporter of Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs; KV Kumar is featured in “Notable Asian Americans”. KV Kumar is a strategist, negotiator, turnaround and a connectivity expert, who has turned around many companies and organizations. KV Kumar currently serves as President & CEO of U.S. India Foundation; Chairman, U.S. Indian American Chamber of Commerce; Member, California State Bar Committee of Bar Examiners; Member, California State District Appeals Board of U.S. Selective Service; Fifth Term Member, Small Business Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Member of Advisory Board, The Latino Coalition; Member of Advisory Board, Hispanic 100; Honorary Chairman, Indo-American Lion’s Club of Los Angeles; Honorary Patron, Lion’s Club of Little India; and, Honorary Patron, Global Initiative of Veterans (GIVE). In addition to his many positions of leadership, KV Kumar is the recipient of many recognitions and awards for his outstanding volunteer services, including: 2009 Most Influential Multi-Cultural Business Leader; Featured in the “Notable Asian Americans”, a publication of 250 Notable Asian Americans; Honored Patriot and Bronze Medal for Meritorious Service Award from the U.S. Selective Service; Distinguished Service Award to the Business Community from the Secretary of U.S. Department of Energy. Distinguished Recognition Award for Advocacy to Small Businesses; U.S. Department of Commerce; the Brain Injury Association of America recognized Mr. Kumar with the ‘Millennium Award’ for Advocacy on Behalf of Victims of Brain Injury which was one of the contributing factors in US Congress passing the “1996 TBI Act” to help over 50 million Americans with head injury. Mr. Kumar has received six awards from the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for dedication and service to minority businesses; and the Distinguished Service & Strategist Par Excellence, Asian American Leadership Council. A resident of California, Mr. Kumar is featured in “Who is who” in the World; and “Who is who” in America, and he is the recipient of many congressional citations and commendations.