For the last 25 years Jai Lakshman has served as an Executive Director, Program Manager, Board Member and Strategic Consultant for non-profit and business organizations focusing on international public health, community & economic development, Native arts and culture, the environment, and youth education. Jai has served as Director of many organizations including: The Southwest Association for American Indian Arts (SWAIA) - Santa Fe Indian Market; Seva Foundation; and New Mexico Water Initiative. Jai currently owns and operates Wildhorse Enterprises, LLC, a community based economic development and property management firm dedicated to developing sustainable, land-based business initiatives, including renewable energy and mixed–use projects in the Southwestern United States. Jai is also co-founder of the non-profit arts and conservation organizations, Creative Footprint and GreenPueblo.org. He is also the founding member of newly formed, Native Development Associates, LLC.