Leadership Team

Mr. B. Arogya Reddy

President & Chairman, Saint Mary’s Educational Society

Arogya Reddy is a passionate educationist with over 40 years of educational experience, including building and nurturing educational institutions. A discerning individual who knew the intrinsic difference between mere education and quality education, Arogya Reddy founded Saint Mary’s Educational Society in 1982, beginning with St. Mary’s Junior College, currently based at Basheer Bagh.

Arogya Reddy is the recipient of several awards for excellence as an educationist such as The Best Teacher Award, Best Principal – Junior College Award and the Award for Outstanding Services, among others. A post-graduate in English from Osmania University, he has played several roles in the field of education – as a school teacher, as a lecturer and as a principal, before venturing to be an entrepreneur in the field by laying the foundation of Saint Mary’s Educational Society and the institutions under its auspices.

Mr. B. Mahender Reddy

Chief Executive Officer, Saint Mary’s Educational Society

Mahender Reddy spearheads the Saint Mary’s Educational Society as its CEO, providing leadership and a progressive vision. A graduate in Mechanical Engineering and a post-graduate in Business Administration, Mahender Reddy has followed the footsteps of his father, B. Arogya Reddy, to make education his life’s calling. Mahender Reddy has worked relentlessly to help St. Mary’s College make its mark in the educational sector of the state of Telangana. Under his leadership, St. Mary’s College has become one of the most sought after elite colleges in Hyderabad and has produced outstanding alumni in the fields of education, sports, cinema, business and politics.  True to his belief in prioritizing academic excellence, he spends quality time nurturing students so that they are well-rounded and prepared to take on life and their respective careers after completing their education in all institutions under the auspices of Saint Mary’s Educational Society.

Mahender Reddy strongly believes that education only achieves its goal if, by the end of their academic journey, students are able to identify their life’s true calling and pursue it successfully. Mahender Reddy is a part of several think tank initiatives in the field of education. He was a member of the Advisory Committee on Skill Development under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. He also was a part of the MLP-FICCI ARISE team that seeks to provide input to the legislators, governmental authorities and educational boards to enable them design policies with regard to safety in schools.

Ms. Y. Mary Reddy

Secretary & Correspondent, Saint Mary’s Educational Society

A Telugu Pundit, Mary Reddy started her career as a school teacher in Telugu and went on to become a lecturer in Telugu. A devout Catholic with a profound sense of selfless service, she has been a mentor to the young staff of the institutions underSaint Mary’s Educational Society. Always ready with a kind word and a willing shoulder to lean on, Mary Reddy is highly regarded by both the staff and students for her wise counsel. As the Secretary of the Society, she handles administrative and human resources functions.

Ms. B. Chaitanya Reddy

Vice President, Saint Mary’s Educational Society

Chaitanya Reddy is a graduate in Microbiology and a post graduate in Business Administration. Ever since she joined Saint Mary’s Educational Society, she has been at the forefront of planning, implementation of publicity, corporate communications and administration for all its institutions. With her keen eye for detail, she took on the responsibility of managing the general administration of the Society and all the campuses of its institutions.Chaitanya Reddy also spearheads all the initiatives at St. Mary’s Foundation. The mission of the foundation is to make education accessible to talented students from a poor financial background by providing scholarships to selected candidates. Keeping this mission in mind, Chaitanya Reddy ensures that children supported by the foundation are assisted in learning well. Chaitanya Reddy is actively involved in this process, right from the selection of students. She regularly meets faculty members to gauge the performance of the students and provides counselling sessions for children who need it. She also ensures that all NGOs who identify and nominate children for scholarships are held accountable through regular meetings and follow up.

Mr. Adapa Gopalakrishna

Chief Financial Officer, Saint Mary’s Educational Society

Adapa Gopalakrishna joined the infrastructural arm of Saint Mary’s Educational Society as Chief Operating Officer and went on to head it as CEO before moving on to his role as CFO. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and an MBA in Marketing. His career, spanning over 27 years, includes seven years in the Indian Air Force, during which he acquired varied experience in overseeing operations, finance and administration. Having handled medium and large-scale industrial and commercial projects, he has vast experience in a cross-section of infrastructure and construction work including industrial, commercial, institutional, group housing and residential construction projects and telecom infrastructure projects. He has a keen understanding of finance, banking and business management and spearheads strategic planning and growth initiatives of Saint Mary’s Educational Society.

Ms Zulekha Naaz

Col. B. S. Rajmohan

Chief Administrative Officer, Saint Mary’s Educational Society

A military veteran with more than two decades of meritorious service in the Indian Army, Col. Rajmohan has honourably served the nation under extremely trying conditions, having taken part in active military operations, both in India as well as overseas.

An alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Indore, in addition to Administrative roles, he has also handled various assignments to include Corporate Affairs, Operations and logistics with organizations in India and abroad.
Col Rajmohan joined as Head of Administration at Sancta Maria International School before moving onto his role as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Saint Mary’s Group. His exceptional leadership and a ‘Who Dares Wins’ attitude has been instrumental in elevating the school to its present glory while enforcing the values and beliefs which Saint Mary’s Educational Society stands for.

Ms Zulekha Naaz

Ms. Labhita Bora

Associate General Manager (Human Resource & Group Office)

Labhita Bora holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and a Bachelors in Computer Applications. With over 15 years of experience in the Corporate Sector, she has served in various managerial capacities in diverse organizations. She is a philanthropist at heart and has coordinated multiple humanitarian relief activities. She has been associated with the organization for almost a decade. At Saint Mary’s Educational Society, she oversees the entire human resource management function.

Mr. P Kranthi Kumar

Sr. Manager –IT, Saint Mary’s Educational Society

Kranthi Kumar comes with a rich technical experience of over 16 years. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications and has a strong command over all aspects of academic modules and software. Kranthi’s certifications include – ITIL V3, ADCHN (Advanced Diploma in Computer Hardware and Networking) and is also Certified in Project Management from IBM.

At Saint Mary’s Educational Society, he spearheads the Systems Department and ERP implementation across institutions. His role entails data analysis, training in software usage. He acts as a bridge between the development team and the institutions, keeping them updated with the latest and most suitable modules for their teams and ensuring a seamless performance of the same.

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