LeadAR Class 19 Spotlight: Srinivasa Bande
We want to feature our next LeadAR Class 19 leader — Srinivasa Bande.
Bande is the president of SAI Strategic Solutions, Inc. The Little Rock resident is a motivated business leader with 15+ years of progressive experience in project management and business operations. He is a team player dedicated to helping the employees and the other community members to improve their skills and technologies to reach larger goals. Outside the business hours, he likes to stay active with walking, biking, and swimming. In addition, Bande enjoys helping the needy community members personally and through nonprofit organizations.
We asked him to respond to the following questions.
Why did you apply to the LeadAR program? What motivated you?
I want to improve my communication skills and networking so I can do more community service. I was motivated to participate by previous program participants.
What leadership quality do you admire most in others?
Administration, networking skills and the community service development
What are your top three ingredients necessary for success?
Confidence, motivation, and hard work
What are your top three ingredients necessary for happiness?
Forgiveness, live in present, and be optimistic
Describe your personal leadership style.
Motivate others and provide simple solutions
What is something you hope to gain from your LeadAR experience?
Networking and community service
How can effective leadership help move the state of Arkansas forward?
Help to improve living standards
You are stranded on a desert island. What are your three MUST HAVE items?
Hope, confidence, and water