He and his wife Pushpa’s deep care for children led them to start St. John’s Christian School. Pushpa’s passion was education, and she received her teaching degree and was the principal at St. John’s Christian School where she and Rawindra worked in side-by-side offices until her death in February 2010. The evidence of her legacy remains in all aspects of the ministry today.
Pallavi is an associate teacher at St. John’s Christian School and helps James as an administrative assistant and in promoting the school. She has a master’s degree in computer science. Both are known Christian educators in the area.
For the last 4 years, Mrs. McLaughry has run a growing bookkeeping and reporting company focused on the non-profit sector. Her clients span many industry segments: Arts, Social Sector, Healthcare, Construction, Affordable Housing and Chambers of Commerce. She has worked directly with clients to deliver on their business financial reporting agenda. She has helped clients control risks and costs so they can devote more time to other pressing issues like fundraising. Her board education and training efforts have enabled her clients to provide a clearer understanding of their business efforts to important donors. She also continues to serve on the board of a community college foundation where she deals first hand with the challenges and opportunities facing a non-profit.
Prior to starting her own business, Mrs. McLaughry was a Senior Vice President at the large regional bank. She started in banking operations learning all aspects of the business. In her role as a senior lending officer she paid special attention to the needs of women, minorities and non-profits to help them secure the right loan products. Her clients nicknamed her the “Church Lady” for all her compassion and caring for their wellbeing. Her personal strengths include strategic and business planning, restructuring debt, building client relationships, regulatory reporting and creating complex financial models.
Mrs. McLaughry lives in the Denver area with her husband and children. They are avid outdoors people who appreciate the splendor of the Rocky Mountains. Together they are also committed to the success of others through community involvement programs in education, climate change, homelessness and hunger.