Jug Chokshi joined NEFA in August 2017 as the Director of Finance & Administration and was promoted to COO in June 2020. Prior to NEFA, Jug held executive and financial leadership roles in several high growth social impact organizations. Most recently he served as the executive director of Resiliency for Life, an academic intervention program for youth at-risk of academic failure, where he led successful strategic efforts, improving academic outcomes, as well as the fiscal health of the organization. Born in Kampala, Uganda, his family eventually settled in Connecticut. Jug lives in Roslindale with his wife and two children. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Connecticut and a Masters in Business Administration from Boston University.