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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, 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, Lightbulb Tutoring, at only 14 years old. 

Department Leads

Head of Communications

Joshua Vigel 

Our Vice President of the Year in 2022, Joshua is one of our most hardworking members leading a very important department. From drives at shopping malls to fundraisers at events, Joshua skillfully and effectively finds and executes these drives to their greatest efficiency.

Head of Fundraising 

Aryan Verma

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 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 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.

Head of Chapter Operations

Preetham Manapuri

Preetham exhibits a great interest in helping out his community whenever he can. His deep knowledge in outreach has allowed for the development of various chapters of Toys for Texans across the state of Texas.

Human Resources Manager

Michael Cole

Michael and his extreme ethic run our human resource team to success. From recruiting and training all employees to boosting a positive company culture, Michael is on of our best VPs. 

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 Communications

Dacey Yang

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

Executive Assistant

Aadi Patel

Aadi assists our directors with financial, legal, and daily management. 

Head of Events  

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 Logistics

Dev Patel

As the lead of our logistics department, Dev thoroughly plans, outlines, and organizes training for all volunteers. Without his attention to detail, our programs and events wouldn't be at their standards today. 

Head of Relations

Saibharath Sreeram

Sai is the head of our relations department. Maintaining close connections with distribution partners and state officials, the team ensures every impact meets satisfaction.


Travis Overman

Travis is the head of Little Library Maintenance for Toys For Texans. He joined the charity during the building of the first 30 Little Libraries.

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