Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) announced today that a new member was elected to its Board of Directors. JA New York officially welcomed Toby Singh Baba, Community Partnership Manager and Assistant Vice President, Santander Bank. Since 1929, JA New York has worked to provide K-12 students from New York City, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley with the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices.
Toby currently supports community development initiatives in the Metro NY & Northern NJ region. He has worked in the Banking industry for more than nine years in varying roles including Retail Banking and Sales & Strategy before joining Corporate Social Responsibility. He has a passion for supporting financial education and entrepreneurship for underserved youth and students. Individually he has delivered financial education workshops to thousands of youth throughout all five boroughs of NYC and Long Island. He has specifically been a volunteer and advocate for Junior Achievement of New York for more than five years and has supported JA in a Day, Finance Park, and served as a judge for the Business Plan Competition. Toby lives in Northern New Jersey with his wife Sonia, young son Logan, and dog Rox.
“Our board continues to grow and diversify to reflect the wide range of sectors that will employ young people in the future,” said Joseph A. Peri, President of JA New York. He added, “We are excited to welcome Toby to JA New York’s Board of Directors. His energy and enthusiasm for our mission, as well as strategic expertise, will help us to better position and strengthen our brand in a competitive educational marketplace.”
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ABOUT JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF NEW YORK
Junior Achievement of New York is the local affiliate of Junior Achievement USA, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. We recruit, train, and mobilize more than 6,200 corporate and community volunteers to provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Today, JA New York delivers more than 80,000 student experiences per year to more than 260 NYC, Long Island and Lower Hudson Valley schools. Visit www.jany.org for more information.
SOURCE: Junior Achievement of New York
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