Founded in 2010, The Indian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky (IACC) formed to serve the tri-state area to bring together professionals and businesses in the area and facilitate relationships between Indian and American individuals and businesses. With over 2500 families of Indian origin in the area, IACC devoted its mission to unite Indian Americans with the purpose of fostering business and professional relationships. IACC provides business opportunities between the US and India and be a premier resource for Indian and American professionals and companies to enable them to grow their business. As a growing chamber, our goal is to further establish and sustain ourselves by being the leader in providing value for professionals and businesses engaged with the Indian American community.


To Increase Representation for the Indian Americans in the Greater Cincinnati Area. We achieve this through advocacy of our members, government relations, communication on happenings of our community, recognition of our local leaders and engagement of our Indian American young professionals.
To provide Needs Based Programming that retain young Indian American talent in the Greater Cincinnati area, provide relationship building avenues that afford American professionals and businesses to network with Indian professionals and businesses, and help grow and sustain professionals and businesses by providing access to educational programs designed to help our member base. We partner with cultural organizations as well as other business and minority chambers and host several summits, business 2 business events and an annual Diwali gala immersing guests in culture and commerce.
To engage with the Greater Cincinnati community to Give Back to organizations that will benefit a greater cause beyond IACC.


Krutarth Jain,

AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal, Champlin Architecture; IACC Board Member at Large and Founding Board Member

With a passion for exploration, art, and culture, of course, Krutarth is one of our top tech-inspired designers. As a client leader who has a passion for innovation, he consistently advocates for sustainability and the advancement of building materials and systems on all of our projects. He leads complex healthcare projects and brings evidence-based design… more

Sharline Martin,

Entrepreneur/Small Business Owner; IACC Board President

Sharline is a non profit leader, entrepreneur and a visionary at heart. In her professional life, she has served in various capacities in the hospital and health care IT industries as an RN, Project Lead, Business Analyst, and as adjunct faculty. She took a detour from her professional path of leadership to have work life… more

Surmeet Bedi,

Nephrologist, Private Practice

Born and raised in India, Dr. Bedi came to the United States after completing medical school. After finishing her residency in Chicago and fellowship at University of Wisconsin Madison, she moved to the Cincinnati area with her husband, Jay, They have made the area home with their 2 children. As a board certified nephrologist, she… more

Anand Patel,

Attorney—Law Office of Anand Patel, LLC; Board Vice President

Anand runs his own law practice here in Cincinnati, focusing in the areas of Business and Real Estate Law, as well as Civil Litigation. Anand was raised in Cincinnati and currently resides in Mason with his wife, Mona, and their dog, Zeke. In his spare time, Anand enjoys golfing, watching the Cincinnati Bengals, The Ohio… more

Mickey Ahuja,

Senior Relationship Strategist-Vice President, PNC Wealth Management; Board Co-Treasurer

Mickey coordinates a team of advisors for PNC to ensure a family’s financial well-being is thoughtfully orchestrated. His financial background includes working with families and mid to large companies. Mickey received his Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and his MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. He is a Board Member (Past President) with the… more

Vikas Sondhi

Managing Partner, Huumanize

Vikas Sondhi, a Cincinnati native, has spent the majority of his professional career as an Entrepreneur. He began his career as a DJ & MC while still in high school and kept the side-hustle going throughout college. Vikas has been a partner in many businesses across several different industries from hospitality experiences to event services… more

Janaki Warner

eCommerce Project Manager, STMicroelectronics

As an eCommerce Project Manager for STMicroelectronics, Janaki leads digital marketing and eCommerce technologies, tools, and processes for the ST eStore. She manages project teams, focuses on conversion optimization and user experience, and analyzes customer data to recommend solutions and enhancements for our overall eCommerce strategy. Prior to joining ST, Janaki's career spanned both academic… more

Sapna Susarla

Vice President, Huntington Bank – Southern Ohio/Kentucky Region; Branch General Manager – University Pointe

Starting as an entry-level teller, Sapna rose through the ranks to manage one of the largest branches in the Southern Ohio/Kentucky Region. Her commitment to providing the best solutions for her customers and clients has been recognized with honors and awards. Sapna knows the value of DEI, mentoring and teamwork, and was designated the Sales… more


Want to develop your business? The IACC accomplishes our mission, objectives and goals through a series of well-planned initiatives throughout the year.  These programs are open to all IACC Chamber-members.

  • Networking Meetings

    Meetings to connect our members with a community/business leader making a strong impact in the Cincinnati region.

  • Young Professionals Meetups

    Our YP events provide an avenue to network and cultivate relationships with other young and diverse leaders ages 21-35. YP events also offer leadership growth and professional development opportunities, civic engagements and connections to local executives and corporations. The goal is to create community to attract and retain young Indian talent in the Greater Cincinnati area.

  • Annual Diwali Celebration

    Prestigious event recognizing the achievements and contributions of Indian American leaders within greater Cincinnati.

  • Business 2 Businesses Exchange Seminars

    Special presentations to assist local and small businesses in the area.

  • Asian Small Business Summit

    Want to open a small business? Looking for insights on how to apply for a loan and the steps to register? Join IACC and the Chinese Chamber for its annual Asian Small Business Summit to exchange ideas/questions with Asian American business executives and founders.

  • Policy & Business Advocacy

    IACC is an advocate for stronger policies & better government that benefits Indian American businesses and professionals in Cincinnati.

  • Community & Give Back Opportunities

    Explore innovative ways for Cincinnati’s Indian American community to give back and uplift the greater Cincinnati community.

  • Regional Cooperation

    Partnership events to enable IACC members to engage leaders from various regional economic development and pro-business organizations.