K.R. (Doc) Yedla serves as the chairman and founder of Yedla Management Company. He left India on a passenger ship in the 1950s and made his way to Liverpool, England. He eventually ended up in a YMCA in New York City with less than $100 in his pocket and a dream to pursue an education, build a business, and raise a family in America. K.R. pursued his passion for business and education to become a university professor and Chairman of the Economics and Finance Department, as well as the head of International Admissions at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, Alabama. Dr. Rao continues to be a driving force and inspiration behind Yedla Management Company, spearheading its growth and development efforts, and the company’s continued success.