Leadership - Pradeep Rajendran

Pradeep Rajendran is a Technology Manager at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He is originally from India where he received his Bachelors in Information Technology. He then moved to USA for graduate studies, completing his Master of Engineering (honors) and MBA at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Pradeep is actively involved in community work and serves on the Board of Directors of International Institute Community Development Corporation, Asian American Chamber of Commerce – St. Louis and Friends of Arch Grants. He is also a Cabinet Member in the United Way Multicultural Leadership Society, Steering Committee Member of Gennext-United Way and on the Junior Board of the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) St. Louis.

In 2011, Pradeep was presented with the President’s Volunteer Service Award for his part in leading the efforts of September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance in St. Louis. The September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance was established as a way to honor the victims and heroes of 9/11 and to rekindle the spirit of unity and compassion. Pradeep was part of the 9/11 Day of Service Planning committee which coordinated service projects in St. Louis.

Pradeep was also inducted into the Regional Business Council’s (RBC) inaugural Leadership 100 class. The Leadership 100 is a group of diverse young professionals from across the St. Louis region that includes some of the area’s most influential business executives, community leaders and political officials. The members of the Leadership 100 were selected for their commitment to the growth of the region and their potential to change the face of St. Louis.

Apart from community organizations, Pradeep is also affiliated with professional organizations such as PMI and the honor society of Beta Gamma Sigma.

Pradeep is excited to be on the Board of Directors of AACC and to be part of a movement to engage Asian American businesses to further energize the St. Louis economy and community.

Our vision is to be instrumental in connecting Asian American businesses and organizations in the St. Louis region as well as positioning this region to be internationally competitive.