Tejal oversees a wide range of programs devoted to resident services, youth and senior programming, asset building and family economic success. Prior to joining EBALDC, Tejal worked in housing services for survivors of domestic violence for six years and taught in urban schools in Chicago. She has a long-held and strong interest in promoting service availability to low-income housing residents, as evidenced by her community organizing efforts in Chicago for the Low Income Housing Trust Fund. Tejal joined EBALDC as Resident Services Supervisor in 2010. She graduated from the University of Chicago with an MA in Social Sciences and the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Anthropology.