Access India, Inc.

 

 

Ashok “Mike” Kohli (President) was born in New Delhi, India and attended college in the U.S. earning a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.S. in Pharmacy. He has extensive knowledge of the current business climate on the ground in the large Indian markets. After opening US based Kohli Silk 15 years ago, he has expanded the business to 18 showrooms in 15 different states and has annual revenue of 15 million.

 

Bruce Pettibone (Vice President) has over 35 years experience in retail store management and franchise licensing including president of a 36 store chain of upscale children's clothing boutiques and as a U.S. Managing Director of an Italian fine leather goods company. As Managing Director for Furla USA (subsidiary of Furla Spa, Italy) he grew the U.S. subsidiary from 13 to 33 stores in three years. As an entrepreneur, he opened the first five U.S. based Jacadi shops before entering into a partnership with the Paris based Jacadi to expand the brand throughout the states. As president and owner of Jacfran Corp. the U.S. based licensor for Jacadi Children's Boutiques, he successfully opened and managed 36 Jacadi Shops. Prior to that he held postitions at Bonwit Teller Stores (division of Allied Stores, inc.) as vice president of stores and vice president of administration and merchandise planning.

 

Kevin Kohli (Vice President) graduated with a B.S. in International Business and a B.S. in Classics from Florida State University. He has worked with the Winn-Dixie Corporation during their reallocation program for the Frozen Food Departments in all 1100 stores. He also has been National Sales Director with Jungle Laboratories where he had direct management of a 30 person sales team coordinated product launches throughout the United States.

 

Robin Bradbury graduated with a B.S. in Finance from University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, in 1973 and earned his M.B.A. from Duke University in 1975. From 1975 to 1979, Bradbury was a commercial loan officer for the Barnett Bank of Jacksonville.   From 1979 to 1985 he held various positions at the Charter Company, culminating as vice president of investments of the Charter Insurance Group, a holding company with assets of $5 billion and equity investments of $300 million.  From 1985 to 1987, Bradbury was manager of investments at Harbert International, Inc., which has interests in construction, oil and gas and investments.  While employed at Harbert International, he managed an equity and equity option portfolio in excess of $30 million.  From 1987 to 2003 Bradbury was a founding partner of Water Street Capital, an investment firm with $2.5 billion under management.  In 2003 Bradbury joined the Baptist Foundation Board where he is presently Chairman of the Board.  Bradbury is also a member and past president of the Deerwood Rotary.

 

Vijay Singh is a world class golfer from the Island of Fiji. He has 34 PGA tour victories and 22 International victories. Vijay has been on 7 president's cup teams and makes special appearances at tournaments around the world. He was recently inducted into the Golf Hall of Fame and is involved in designing golf courses throughout the world.