Mandeep Singh Sobti was born and raised in India, before immigrating to the United States in 1982. Mandeep started off as a grocery store clerk, but through hard work and perseverance, received his accounting degree and with his wife, Anjeet Kaur Sobti, saved enough to buy a franchisee in a national accounting firm. They expanded the business from its original office in the New York City area, opening offices in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Virginia, Louisiana and Texas. Mandeep, Anjeet, and their two children currently reside in Chappaqua, NY. He remains a very active member of the Sikh Community, and serves on the Board of Directors and as the Finance Chair for the Sikh Art and Film Foundation. He is an avid runner, and has participated in both the New York and Boston marathons, always sporting a saffron colored turban.