DEPUTY MAYOR Prakash Santhana

Term: 2022 

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About Prakash Santhana: 

Prakash, an eight-year Holmdel resident, is a father of one daughter who attends Holmdel High School. He has been an active member of Preserve Holmdel and Fire Action Safety Today (FAST).

Prakash holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and he completed work on a Ph.D in mathematics at Northeastern University in Boston.  He is currently a Managing Director at a top global consulting firm, leading their Payments Integrity team.  He has advised top multinational companies, as well as state and federal governments on fraud prevention and creating alternate revenue streams by leveraging newer technologies.

Prakash is a certified land and sea plane pilot as well as a drone pilot.  He enjoys sailing, gardening, drawing, golf, and taking long walks at Thompson Park with his dog Biscuit.

Prakash was elected Deputy Mayor on January 4, 2022.