Washington DC: On March 23, 2019, USINPAC launched its California chapter, with prominent lawyer, Navneet Chugh, serving as chapter head. The launch coincided with a fundraiser for Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, representing the Illinois 8th Congressional district.
In her opening remarks, Dolly Kapoor, co-founder of USINPAC, expressed thanks to Congressman Krishnamoorthi for attending the launch and commended him for his outstanding service in representing the interests of Indian Americans. She also welcomed Navneet Chugh, noting his achievements and stature in the community.
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Navneeet Chugh is Managing Partner of Chugh LLP, a full service law and CPA firm. He is on the boards of HAB Bank, Ignify Consulting, Sikh Center of Orange County, Pratham USA’s Los Angeles chapter, India Community Center, Dhando Holdings, and Premier Media (the publisher of India Journal). He is also a former board member of the Asia Society of Southern California as well as the American India Foundation (AIF), which was chaired by former President Bill Clinton. Mr. Chugh is a graduate of USC and Harvard.
“USINPAC is pleased to welcome Navneet Chugh as our California Chapter head,” Sanjay Puri, Chairman and Founder of USINPAC said. “Our community will be better served having a changemaker like Navneet working with us to bring about outcomes that matter.”
Mr. Puri also expressed strong support for Congressman Krishnamoorthi, who was selected as an Assistant Whip and serves on the Steering and Policy Committee. “Our community is fortunate to have Congressman Krishnamoorthi in the in the U.S. House of Representatives,” Puri said, “and we should continue our support through the ballot box and fundraising efforts.”
“We are deepening our partnership and engaging at the grassroots levels in very practical ways,” Mrs. Kapoor said, “and, with Mr. Chugh on board, I am positive we will be able to galvanize and engage our California community more fully as we work together locally and federally to move the Indian American agenda forward.”
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