our trustees


Dr. Satish Behede

Dr.Satish is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Trisha Foundation.  Dr. Satish has completed his education from Garware college, Pune and obtained a degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Government Dental college, Mumbai in 1978. In spite of completing his education in Mumbai and having ample opportunities of making money in Urban and Suburban areas, Dr. Satish decided to move to Rural area to serve the sector which was being neglected by medical professionals. 9 out of 10 medical practitioners had preferred a busy practice and an affluent life while Dr. Satish has decided to move to rural area at Chopda, a small town in district of Jalgaon in Maharashtra. He has set up his clinic in Chopda and been serving the town and 116 nearby villages for more than 40 years.

He had been a President of Rotary Club and President of Maheshwari Mandal, Chopda. He is also re-elected as Chairman of Mahesh Nagari Co-operative Patpedhi. In his 40+ years of service, he has conducted various medical camps and seminars touching lives of 1 lakh+ patients at no cost. He is a true humanitarian and a backbone of Trisha Foundation. He always believes that giving is not just about making a donation, it is about making a difference.


Mrs. Surekha Behede 

Surekha hails from Mumbai. She is born and brought up in Mumbai and completed her education from S.V.T. College of Home Science, Mumbai in Home science and acquired a degree of Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] - Home Science emphasizing scientific learning of nutrition, dietetics, human development, home economics, fashion designing. Surekha has married to Dr. Satish Behede and moved along with him to rural area with a common motto of rural growth & development and been a strong pillar always for all social initiatives taken in last 40+ years. She has been a volunteer for various noble causes and medical camps. Surekha has been a president of Inner Wheel Club and held a President position at Chopda Maheshwari Mahila Mandal. She is firm believer of Mother Teresa’s saying that “it’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving”.


Mr. Shrikant Mantri

Shrikant graduated from Shri Guru Gobind Singhji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nanded obtaining a degree of B.Tech (Information Technology). Following this, he went to postgraduate from the Mumbai University and grabbed a degree of Master of Business Administration in Finance. After finishing his academic journey, Shrikant went on to work in BFSI sector. It wasn’t until 2014 when his entrepreneurial spirit kicked in and he began Surekha Exim LLP and Sparsh Skin Lasers. With his unwavering determination and hard work, Shrikant has built a successful business career and has received numerous accolades from various medical practitioners not just from India but from Global partners as well. Shrikant truly believes in what Winston Churchill said that “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”


Mrs. Milan Behede

Milan, born and bought up in Parbhani, Maharashtra is the Chief Executive Officer of Trisha Foundation and been engaged in supporting various noble causes for almost a decade. She has completed her graduation from Nanded in B.Sc – Microbiology and thereafter completed her post graduation from Sinhagad Institute of Management, Pune by acquiring a degree of Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management. Milan has an expertise in manpower recruitment and has placed more than 700 candidates over last 12 years. She has been instrumental in driving the Trisha Foundations mission and her strong people background has enabled her to connect and assist in partnering and associating with youth and children seeking support in placement and education respectively.


CA Jayesh Behede

Jayesh is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has also completed his graduation in Commerce (B.Com. - Hons) from KCES’s M.J. College, Jalgaon. He is also a Certified Financial Planner from Financials Planning Standards Board, U.S.A. He has been serving Financial Services Industry as a Finance and Tax professional and carries more than 17 years of experience. He is working as Vice President leading India Tax Operations with a leading multinational bank. Prior to it, Jayesh has worked with Edelweiss Group, Tata Motors Finance, Reliance ADAG Group. 

Jayesh is an avid supporter in social initiatives and is passionate about child welfare. He has devoted more than 1000 hours in supporting various noble causes. Jayesh is a skilled mentor and enjoys sharing his knowledge and experience with others. Whether it's guiding individuals through their career paths or helping them to develop their soft skills and personality traits, Jayesh takes pride in helping others achieve their goals. Jayesh has been a part of Career Counselling Committee and Direct Tax Committee of Institute of Chartered Accountant of India. Jayesh supports Mr. Ratan Tata’s thought that there is definitely some special talent inside every person and everyone should get equal opportunities to develop their talent.