Managing Director of Ashoka Lion
Jay Raman has been a REALTOR since 2003 and a broker since 2010. Jay as the managing director of Ashoka Lion is responsible for overall activity for the property management division. This is why his focus is assisting our agents and staff handle client needs, managing our team goals and production, moving company forward through rules and regulations, developing policy, and technology adoption. From 2006, Jay has over saw a growth of our company to over 600 doors. He has helped spear head the development of our affiliated brokerage, eviction, and remodeling services.
Outside of real estate, Jay is an avid alum of the University of Texas and he has passed along this joy to his two little girls to the dismay of his University of Florida alum wife. Outside of work and being a rabid Longhorn fan, he has been volunteering over the past 3 years helping run his local temple’s Sunday School program. If life was not hectic enough, his family includes an extended animal family of 2 dogs, 2 cats, and even a fish.
General Manager of Lion Remodeling & Director of Houston Property Management
Satheesh is the lead person in Houston Lion Remodeling Division (our affiliated repair and maintenance division), and Ashoka Lion’s Property Management Expert. He is a graduate from University of Houston Downtown with a Degree in Finance. In his prior life as a financial planner, he obtained his Series 7 License, Series 66 License, and Group 1 License.
After working for two Fortune 300 companies, Satheesh decided to leave Corporate America. Looking for a challenge, he joined the entrepreneurial startup, Ashoka Lion and helped build it from the ground up. He has seven years of property and homeowner association management experience, remodeling experience for hundreds of properties, and is a certified manager of community associations (CMCA).
Satheesh enjoys traveling and spending time with his family. He is a huge Houston Rockets and Houston Texans fan. He is one belt away from his Black Belt in Japanese Karate.
General Manager of Lion Remodeling Dallas & Director of Dallas Property Management
Joshi is the Director of Property Management for the Dallas, TX market. He also oversees our Dallas area remodeling work conducted by Lion Remodeling (our affiliated repair and maintenance division). He graduated in 2002 from the University of Texas at Austin majoring in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate. He then went on to work for a couple of commercial banks as a portfolio analyst and a loan underwriter. Joshi then went on to obtain his MBA from Southern Methodist University in 2008 majoring in Finance with a focus on Real Estate.
His real estate background began as a child. He has been working with single family rentals since he was very young through his father’s rental property portfolio doing everything from minor repairs to handling the eviction process. He’s pretty much been through the whole gamut of the property management experience. Joshi oversees owners needs in our Dallas market, and he actively will manage a select group of properties based on location.
In his free time, Joshi enjoys being active playing sports such as basketball, flag football, golf, and tennis. He’s also a self proclaimed amateur foodie.
Director of Association Management
Her background includes over 5 years experience in Association Management managing communities of varying sizes from as small as 6 homes to as large as 2300 homes, she has 15 years experience in customer service with 6 years as a customer service manager, she has an Associates degree in Accounting and 4 years experiencing in the Accounting and finance field as well. She is a proactive learner and is regularly reviewing and updating herself on current HOA laws and events that could impact her communities.
When not working, Alice enjoys spending her free time with her husband and their three children. Together they enjoy going to the park, educational games and activities, building with legos, and much more. In the rare moments her toddlers are asleep and she has a quiet moment to herself, she will spend that time reading science fiction/fantasy/mystery books or watching action/comedy movies.
Administrative Service Manager
Premila Sureshkumar is the Administrative Service Manager of the company and has been with Ashoka Lion for 8 years. She oversees the smooth running of the company by monitoring and coordinating with her colleagues. She finished her Bachelors in Mathematics from Mumbai University, India and then completed her teacher training course. She also finished her first year of Masters in Math before she decided to go into full time teaching.
When away from work she loves to be around her plants and kitchen garden. Apart from that she enjoys playing Sudoku and watching comedies with her family. And of course fighting with her two grown up children over cricket and tennis teams makes her day!
Rajesh AM has been working with Ashoka Lion as Accounting Manager for 4 years. He oversees distribution of money to owners and prepares reports on behalf of rental owners. He also analyze company accounts and assist preparing budget. He is a commerce graduate from India majoring in accounting. Further he took MBA specializing in Finance. He started his job working as an accountant in a Foreign Exchange company.
His family includes his wife and twins. He is an animal lover and loves to play with his cats and dogs. During weekends he takes great pleasure in cleaning his house and maintaining his vintage bike.
Andrea is our Office Manager and has been with us since 2015. Her main roles include handling incoming calls from tenants and homeowners, processing documents and tenant requests, and keeping the office orderly. She is currently studying at the University of Houston where she plans to major in Biology.
In her free time, Andrea enjoys spending time with her family and friends making new memories. She also enjoys DC & Marvel comics and cosplaying, but what she enjoys most is all things Harry Potter & Disney related.
Houston Property Manager
Overseeing the Houston Market Property Management Operations, Idi brings to the team over 11 years of experience with a background in Multi-Family, Single Family, and Tax-Credit Properties. With several years of experience in working with large investor groups, as well as well as single family investment properties, Idi has been able to easily plan and execute each individual owner’s needs.
Although having been raised in Florida, Idi now considers herself a Texan after several years of residing here. You can often find her wearing her boots on her land with her family in her spare time. In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors in the suburbs with her family and animals either enjoying 4 tracks, horses, or the simplest enjoyment of having a sip of sweet tea with only the company of the outdoor breeze.
Dallas Property Management
The Property Manager that oversees the operations for the DFW area. Leandy brings over 10 years of experience managing Multi-Family units and single family units of different classes along with lease ups, takeovers, and rehabs. Her diverse background has strengthened her knowledge in Real Estate and has built strong Investor relationships.
Leandy’s favorite pastime however, is spending time with her two boys. They love to volunteer their time to local organizations, playing sports and consider themselves foodies. Grilling or the smoking of meats is a must for this Texas family.
Sreeja Pradeep recently joined Ashoka Lion to work for them as an Accountant. She holds a degree in Commerce from the University of Kerala. In addition, she is a qualified Cost Accountant from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. Sreeja has been working as an Accountant since 2007. She started her career as an Accounts Assistant in a CA Firm at Trivandrum.
She is married and living in Mumbai, India. Her hobbies include reading, cooking, and listening to music.
Me’Chelle recently joined Ashoka Lion to work as a Transition Coordinator. She ensures that all prospective & future tenants are taken care of. Her role includes assisting in move in & move out processes and making sure that everything flows as smoothly as possible for both tenants and owners. She helps gather new business for us by taking the time to contact each of our leads as she enjoys building relationships with our clients. Me’Chelle’s orderly fashion is what escalated to her role as Transaction Coordinator on the broker side.
In her free time she takes great joy in spending time with her growing family in LaPorte. Shopping, cooking, and cleaning are a couple of her hobbies.
“Sujatha Santhosh has been working with Ashoka Lion since 2011. She is a graduate in Commerce from Calicut University, India. She also studied Company Secretaryship (Inter) from the Institute of Company Secretaryship of India.
Before Joining Ashoka Lion, she worked as an Executive Assistant to the Chairman at the Cancer Institute & Molecular Medicine for the Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre (India). She has also worked as an Associate Sales Officer at HDFC Bank, India.
In her free time, she loves reading and gardening.