Tika is a former refugee from Bhutan. He was BCNH’s founding Executive Director and led the organization from 2009 until 2018. He is the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Congress Member from the State of New Hampshire. Tika is currently a Principal of AS Insurance LLC, an insurance brokerage agency, and oversees 5 branch locations from its home office in Manchester where he lives. Mr. Acharya has previously held positions in government contract management, insurance, and finance. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from India and Certificates in executive management program from Paul College of Business Management and Economics at University of New Hampshire.