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Adam’s House Announces New Board Member 

SHELTON, CT (October 14, 2020) -  The non-profit grief education Center for children and teens, Adam’s House,  announces the appointment of Darsh Mariyappa to its Board of Directors.   

“Darsh embodies the spirit of philanthropy and brings talent, expertise and energy to the table. We are very fortunate to have him  on our team as we expand our support services to meet the needs of a bereaving Connecticut community,” says Allison Wysota,  Executive Director of Adam’s House.

"On behalf of the entire Adam's House organization, we are delighted that Darsh has joined our board of directors,” says Adam’s House Board President Marc Fontaine. “As a highly regarded financial services professional, Darsh brings a complementary and highly accretive skill set to an already very engaged and accomplished board. Together with his passion for the AH mission, we are confident with Darsh's support to further meet the needs of Connecticut's grieving families."


Darsh Mariyappa brings to the Adam’s House Board his extensive experience and network in global banking, markets, and educational non-profits. With over 30 years experience with global financial institutions in currency and interest rate markets, Darsh’s latest banking role was Head of Global Markets for Bank of Ireland’s US business.  

Darsh most recently started new ventures in the FinTech space, launching an FX & International Payments advisory practice with PainePacific. Near Bangalore, India, Darsh and his family have created many schools for village children, the most recent in his dear Mom’s memory, Dr. Shantha Mariyappa Convent an English Medium School for needy children in and around Avverahalli Village, Channapatna Taluk.

“I am honored to join this remarkable organization that provides free, year-round grief support for children, teens and their families dealing with the death of a loved one,” says Mr. Mariyappa. “As a Weston, CT resident, I have known about Adam’s House for years. There’s never been a greater need for their services because of the coronavirus pandemic, and there’s never been a more important time to lend a helping hand.” 



A vital part of the Connecticut community since 2016, Adam's House is a 501 (c)3 non-profit, grief and loss education center for Connecticut children and their families in Shelton, CT. Adam's House provides free bereavement support for children, teens and their families, transforming life after loss from an isolating experience into one enriched by community support, new friends and forward movement.  For more information visit their website:

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