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Govind Development, LLC – Engineering Division (GDL) is a full-service, multi-discipline firm with extensive refinery, petrochemical and terminals capabilities.  We are committed to meet today’s market demands in the fields of project management, engineering design, CAD/CAE/CAM drafting, project controls, procurement and construction related technical services.

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ARG Industries, LLC caters to large network of Refineries and Oil Traders (Terminals) and specializes in the supply of oil and gas trading. ARG Industries also partners with small businesses to provide management and vital services such as bookkeeping, payroll, tax preparation, and other accounting services within any industry. We have achieved international growth and we are currently providing services in Portugal, Oman, Kuwait, Africa and Dubai.

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GDL Engineering India Pvt. Limited provides outsourcing for all of our partnering companies. With an emphasis in Engineering and Procurement projects, our portfolio continues to grow globally. Our in-house team offers services in all disciplines, while maintaining our goal to work hand in hand and support all our sister companies from United States and globally.

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Planar Semiconductor AG, manufactures and sells the world’s most advanced system utilized by semiconductor manufacturers for preparing the surfaces of, and cleaning, wafers used in the fabrication of integrated circuits.

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Play Octopus is a premier rideshare entertainment and video advertising platform. We place tablets in the backseats of rideshare vehicles to improve the driver and passenger experience. Our mission is to revolutionize the rideshare and out-of-home (OOH) advertising industries by combining engaging games with ads that display location-based relevant content.

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Spotluck is a breakthrough mobile app that allows you to discover local restaurants and save money in a fun new way. This app allows you to Spin to win a bonus discount at a suggested restaurant.

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VISIKARD places your world at your fingertips by enhancing your on-the-go experience. Imagine the social media kard that does it all. VISIKARD helps you connect with companies that want to win your business and receive coupons, Gift Kards, and points.

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MAG Enterprises is a specialized, professional organization that provides a full range of advisory and management services for commercial and residential real estate. We bridge the institutional market with private capital across market boundaries to maximize value for each transaction.

Challenge Infrastructure provides you with a higher quality of life by redefining standards of living through delivering innovative real estate projects. Our personal commitment is to deliver world class real estate projects & service to our customers.

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ARG Logistics re-develops a large number of single family and multi-family properties with the intention of revitalizing communities and encouraging home ownership. Our mission is to rejuvenate neighborhoods and increase the standard of living by improving the overall quality of housing for the residents.

Empower Behavioral Health was created with the mission of empowering families, by providing the most effective Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services, to ensure that learners with autism and other developmental disabilities reach their maximum potential. We believe that research-based ABA is an essential component for increasing independence and should be available to everyone regardless of diagnosis.

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The Children’s SPOT is a multidisciplinary clinic to meet the needs of the community. Its goal is to offer hope and act as a catalyst for achieving the best possible quality of life for the children served. At The Children’s SPOT, our mission is to assist families of children with developmental disabilities by providing quality therapeutic services.

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THE TEAM

Govind Nadkarni

CEO

Mr. Govind Nadkarni, P.E. is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Govind Development, LLC. He graduated from Gujarat University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and received a M.S. in Structural Engineering from the University of Southern California. Mr. Nadkarni has over thirty five (35) years of experience and has been charged with design and engineering of numerous projects involving public and private industry, as well as institutional facilities. He has been awarded the NCEES Distinguished Service Award for his dedicated service to the engineering and surveying professions. His contributions to NCEES included serving as its 2009–11 Southern Zone vice president and 2007–09 Southern Zone assistant vice president. Mr. Nadkarni has been active member of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers since 2000 and is a former board chair and vice chair. He was honored by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers as Young Engineer of the Year in 1984 and Engineer of the Year in 2004.

As a consummate businessman, Mr. Nadkarni has been a founding partner of several successful engineering firms and many other business ventures. Mr. Nadkarni is member of several engineering societies, boards, and commissions in Texas and a mentor to many young engineers. His vision and business acumen is the cornerstone for Govind Development, LLC.

Natesh Kumar

President

Mr. Natesh Kumar is the President for ARG Holdings, LLC. He graduated from Southern Methodist University, with an MBA in Operations and Strategy. Mr. Kumar has over 10 years of experience in the risk management & finance industry.

His career highlights include managing returns on capital across 25+ investments. He serves as the CEO of Empower Behavioral Health and The Children’s SPOT (serving 200 patients). He sits on the boards of Spigot Media Corporation, Viskard, Planar Semiconductor, Spotluck, and Goodwill South Texas. His specific skills include analytical thinking, business acumen, financial analysis and valuation of business models, process optimization, analyzing quantitative and qualitative data for business insights, and project management.

Oscar Martinez

COO

Oscar Martinez has accumulated years of experience with construction and engineering firms and units of local government including the City of Corpus Christi and Nueces County. He has served as Vice President with private engineering/construction firms and has been responsible for operations, government services and office management. His current position Chief Operating officer with Govind Development uses his prior experience in private/municipal engineering services, capital budgeting and financial management to work with and oversee operating and support staff to deliver high quality services to our clients.

In addition to private engineering/local government work experience, Mr. Martinez spent approximately 9 years leading workforce development programs in the Coastal Bend and Rio Grande Valley areas. He served as President and CEO of a private firm that operated under competitively procured contracts to deliver work force training, job placement and support services for the labor force. Eventually, Mr. Martinez served as the President/CEO of Texas Workforce Commission’s Workforce Solutions program in the Coastal Bend.

Over his career, Mr. Martinez has been involved with and provided leadership at the state and local level for key initiatives such as the transforming the Texas Workforce Commission service model; creation of funding mechanism for implementation of a solid waste recycling program, street maintenance program, capital asset life cycle replacement funding programs, water supply reserves, water contract negotiations and more.

Mr. Martinez holds a master’s degree from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio and a bachelor’s degree for Texas A&M in Kingsville.

Amit Nadkarni

Director of Medical

Mr. Amit Nadkarni is the Director of Medical for ARG Holdings. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degrees in Biology and Psychology, with a Global Studies minor, at Drury University in Springfield, MO. Amit then furthered his training in behavior analysis in Boston, MA. He completed his Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi and then completed his Board Certification in Behavior Analysis from the University of North Texas Board Certified Behavior Analysis program in Denton, TX.
Amit has been working with individuals diagnosed on the autism spectrum, developmental disabilities, behavioral disturbances, and psychological disorders since 2002. Amit co-founded Pediatric Rehabilitation and Behavioral Services, now Empower Behavioral Health, and The Children's SPOT in 2011. He currently works with the management team, and the directors of both facilities, and continues to assist in providing direct therapy.

Elissa Rivera

Director of Real Estate

Ms. Elissa Rivera is the Director of Real Estate for ARG Holdings. She graduated with both a Bachelor’s Degree & Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The University of the Incarnate Word.

Elissa joined ARG Holdings in February of 2013 bringing her 15 years of business management, marketing and sales experience across a variety of industries. Elissa excels in Relationship Mapping & Organizational Structure, Developing Corporate Policies & Procedures, Property Management, Finance, and Strategic Planning. Elissa is also responsible for the day to day operations of the ARG Holdings property portfolio. Her primary responsibilities include tenant and owner relations, supervision of building engineers and administrative staff, tenant build out, vendor & tenant contracts, and accounting functions.

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