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Sesh Bala


Sundaresan “Sesh” Bala is a Houstonian since 1971. He migrated to the US in 1966 from Chennai, India as a graduate student at University of California, Berkeley. He then worked for Shell Oil Company for 35 years, reaching senior management levels, and retiring in 2002. Since retirement, Sesh is involved in volunteerism and community service, bringing his corporate experience to benefit several small non-profit organizations. He has organized the annual Gandhi Walk for Peace since 2006. He was President of Daya, serving on its board for 15 years. He is on the Boards of Classical Arts Society and Samskriti. He has served on the Boards of the Indo American Charity Foundation, Sri Meenakshi Temple, Houston Greeters and Richmond State Supported Living Center among others. Sesh and his wife Prabha are active supporters of the Museum of Fine Arts and the Asia Society. Their son Vikram and his wife Thara have one son, Rohan.

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