- B.Sc. in Horticulture from A. A. University in India
- B.Th. from Christian Life College
- President and Founder of Mall Marketing and Mall Publishing Company
- President and Founder of Empowered Poor, Inc.
Ernest is impassioned with breaking the cycle of poverty among the poor and marginalized in India and South Asia through micro-lending. With the economic opportunities provided by Empowered Poor, they are able to start income generating micro-enterprises and rise above poverty to create a brighter and hopeful future for their families.
He has been involved in the publishing and marketing industry for over four decades helping Christian leaders to become published authors. He also owned Mall Graphics, Inc., a commercial printing & graphics company for 33 years which he sold in 2006.
Besides RIMI, he also serves on the board of Christian Life College and ALPHA USA/Chicago. Ernest also serves on the Appeals Panel for the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), VA. Ernest and his wife Donna reside in Huntley, IL.