Executives

Chief Executive Officer

Shivam Daftari, Chief Executive Officer at Forge, is from Atlanta, Georgia. He is an International Business and Supply Chain double major while minoring in Political Science. He was a former Fulton County Youth Commissioner, in charge of drafting and tracking bills in the Georgia State Legislature as the Chairman of the Legislative Committee.  He then served as Deputy Secretary of Government Relations for University of South Carolina Student Government, directly involved in lobbying on behalf of UofSC and overseeing the Legislative Action Network and the Congressional Advisory Board. Mr. Daftari has also spent time studying abroad in Morocco and the UAE. He is fluent in Spanish, Hindi, Gujarati, and Arabic.

Chief Operating Officer

Jonathan Cheadle, Chief Operating Officer at Forge, is originally from Newport, CA and is a student at Southern Methodist University. He is Political Science major on the Pre-Law track. He is a former intern at C. Tucker Cheadle, law corporation, and has expertise in investments. He is also a former peer court member at the Constitutional Rights Foundation where he listened to court cases of non-violent juvenile offenders and suggested appropriate sanctions to be approved by a judge. Mr. Cheadle is also fluent in Spanish. 

Chief Marketing Officer

Sarah Sanders, Chief Marketing Officer at Forge, is from Allendale, South Carolina. She is an International Business and Marketing double major at the University of South Carolina. She has served as the UofSC Morale Team Leader for Dance Marathon where she organized 2,000+ participants and raised over $1 million. Ms. Sanders also serves as the Vice President of Organization for Kappa Kappa Gamma, Epsilon Chapter, implementing the strategic plan and coordinating 350+ members. She has is currently studying French.

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