Mr. Kumana was born in Bombay, India in 1949 and attended college at IIT before completing his master's degree at University of Cincinnati. As a self-employed consultant, Mr. Kumana commuted between Houston and Florida for several years before moving here permanently. Mr. Kumana is a founding member of the Zoroastrian Center, and enjoys being active in the community. He has three children, two sons and a daughter, and sees his children often. At the time that this interview was conducted, Mr. Kumana was expecting his first grandchild from his eldest son.