Long Island, NY (September 2020) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) welcomes Anil Jagtiani, Nancy Foster and Keith Miller onto their Board of Directors.
Ms. Foster is Senior Vice President of BNB Bank in Long Island, NY. She has worked in various credit and management positions at JP Morgan Chase, North Fork Bank, Capital One and BNB Bank. Her expertise is in defining processes that adhere to regulatory guidance and align with an organization’s strategic plan and risk framework. Staying abreast of technology advancements, and incorporating these into the bank’s processes, has enabled Nancy to continue to make significant contributions to the success of her employer. Nancy received her MBA from Adelphi University in Garden City, NY. “I am very excited to be joining the Board of BBBSLI. I have been involved with the organization for several years and have seen how so many young people’s lives have been forever changed through their interactions with their Bigs.”
Anil Jagtiani, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at NAKA, a leading North American IT solutions provider focused on Assessments, Cybersecurity, Managed Services, Strategic Consulting, and Staffing services. With over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, Anil launched NAKA in 2017 with the amazing team he had developed and trusted through his career. Anil wanted to name the company after pride, passion and integrity, where clients trust their diligence and dedication. The name NAKA comes from the town in Mumbai, India where he grew up. Humble beginnings gave him the drive to pursue the American dream of starting his own company. Anil’s mission has been to give back by joining a great organization such as BBBSLI. His focus has been to improve the lives of underprivileged sections of society through focused activities specifically for impoverished children.
Keith Miller is a Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer at Island Federal Credit Union overseeing the Commercial Lending, Mortgage, Collections and Consumer Lending departments. Keith earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics from SUNY Oneonta and a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Stony Brook University. Keith has been actively involved with the organization since 2017 and is a member of the Brookhaven Business Advisory Council. Keith and his wife, Amanda, live in Shoreham with their two sons, Easton and Camden. “I am honored to be joining such an accomplished group and am excited to work to continue to build upon the solid foundation to achieve continued success.”
“We’re thrilled to have Anil, Nancy and Keith joining our Board of Directors. They each bring several years of leadership and support through their time on our President’s Council and we know they will truly bring energy and ideas to our Board.” said Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island CEO, Mark Cox. “Their commitment, dedication and goal towards increasing funds and awareness will be a tremendous asset furthering our agency’s mission and we are excited to welcome them to the Board!”
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island
Incorporated in 1977, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and shine. BBBSLI makes meaningful, professionally supported matches between adult volunteers (‘Bigs’) and children (‘Littles’). Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. To learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island, please visit us at www.bbbsli.org.