Janaka Abeysinghe was born in Kandy, Sri Lanka and moved to the United States in 2009 with Diversity Visa Lottery system. After graduating from high school in Sri Lanka, Janaka started working as a banking trainee for Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, one of the biggest Banks in Sri Lanka, In a short period of time, Janaka claimed the ladder to become an executive officer in the bank, but left the job to migrate to the United States. In 2009 He continued in banking career by joining Wells Fargo, and today he works as a Personal Financial Advisor for Kinecta Federal Credit Union. As a person who wants to take many challenges in life, coming to the county with no family background Janaka studied full time while working. He graduated with an Associated Degree in Business Administration from Los Angeles Pierce College in 2014, and Bachelors degree in Finance from the California State University of Northridge in 2016. In his leisure time, Janaka enjoys working with SLYO to give back to the community. He was SLYO’s inaugural Secretory, Treasurer from 2012-2014, Vice President in 2014, and currently, the Finance Director.