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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Nagappa Ravindra 2013


  • Title: President
  • Company: Ravi Engineering & Land Surveying, P.C.
  • Location: Rochester, NY.
  • Birthplace: Mysore, India

Family: Wife – Vasantha Ravindra, Two daughters – Priya and Anisha

College: B.S. from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India and M.S. from Syracuse University

First job unrelated to your current field: Teaching Assistant at Syracuse University

First job in your current field: Structural Engineer at a Consulting firm in Syracuse, N.Y.

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? We provide structural, environmental, geotechnical engineering, land surveying and construction inspection services in New York. Expand geographically to Pennsylvania in the future.

Hobbies: Golf, tennis and ping pong

Favorite film: “Beautiful mind”

Favorite novel: “To Have and Have Not” by Ernest Hemingway

Keys to success: Perseverance

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Professional tennis player

Person you admire most (outside of the family): Stefan Edberg