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.
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.
Farhan Hoodbhoy, Press Secretary at Forge, hails from Atlanta, Georgia. Currently a Biology major on the Pre-Medical track at Boston University, Farhan's media and editorial experience dates back to high school. In addition to working to further Forge's mission, he also works as a researcher at Emory University Hospital in the Oncology department, and serves as a Medical Technology consultant at Rockdale Family Practice in Conyers, Georgia. Outside of politics and Medicine, he is also a vintage German automobile enthusiast.