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Leading the Team


CEO | Cofounder

Piyush Chintalwar 

Responsible for directing and delegating tasks, administrating the organization's management structure, composing lasting strategies, managing day-to-day assignments, along with communicating with the board, Piyush brings a vision and aims to create a welcoming culture at Toys for Texans. 


When he visited New York City in 2016 and witnessed the incredible amount of impoverished families roaming the streets daily, Piyush knew he had found his forthcoming passion. 

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Marc D'jamoos

As Secretary, Marc creates meeting outlines, organizes monthly reports, arranges appointments, and prioritizes workloads for the best end result. 


His dream as a child was always to bring more joy to the world and to restore the goodwill of people. Now his position allows him to do just that. 


President | Cofounder

Carson Sheffield

Carson's financial expertise, unique perspective, and great leadership abilities allow him to easily run the Toys for Texans board. Managing budgets, and legal affairs, and establishing long-term goals, Carson contributes heavily to Toys for Texans. 


“I feel that everyone in a position to help should do so. With a strong and smart team, disregarding age, anyone can achieve the unthinkable.” 



Samir Alam

Samir works on developing donor and business relationships, maintaining partnerships, and providing organizations with extensive backgrounds to which Toys for Texans can donate. 

Samir seeks to bring people of different experiences together through charitable giving. 



Mitul Gouni

Mitul assists in a variety of tasks from basic management to bringing sophisticated ideas to the team. 


Mitul himself is a rising entrepreneur and social worker, founding his own nonprofit at only 14 years old. 

Department Leads

Head of Technology 

Rohit Bhupathiraju

Sophisticated and knowledgeable, Rohit leads the technology side of the organization. Updating and improving our website daily, Rohit is an important asset to the team.

Head of Marketing

Matthew Price

Matthew's strong work ethic and quality completion of tasks have brought him to be one of our best officers and now the leader of our marketing department. Undertaking our most difficult and crucial weekly tasks, Matthew plays a prominent role at Toys for Texans.

Head of Distribution  

Namay Saini

Namay's dedication and industrious character along with his consistent effort have raised the bar even higher. Approaching his tasks with a strong work ethic, his determination outshines all.

Head of Communications

Joshua Vigel and Dacey Yang

Organized, precise, and prominent leadership capabilities; Joshua and Dacey advise our communications department extensively, maintaining partnerships and assisting with team management. 

Head of Fundraising and Grants

Aarav Kohle and Aryan Verma

Aarav and Aryan's ability to go above and beyond on simple tasks has awarded our organization greatly. Executing professionally concluded assignments has allowed our organization to run far more efficiently. 

Head of Finance

Jaivel Italia

Jaivel's financial leadership consistently demonstrates a strong commitment to helping those in need. His extensive expertise in financial planning plays a vital role in spearheading our distribution initiatives.

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