Entrepreneurial Executive | Turnaround Expert | Authentic Leader
Appointed by University President to serve as Alumni Board President for two-year term. https://alumniandfriends.uchicago.edu/alumni-association/board
Serve on board for start-up in fertility/assisted reproductive technology space. https://www.ollipsisfertility.com/
Embraced challenge to turn around and re-envision legacy organization for future sustainability. Consult with, engage, and meet needs of diverse member stakeholders from Chicago business community. Sit on board of directors, lead high-performing executive team, and manage multimillion-dollar P&L. In process of repositioning brand and leading series of design-thinking exercise for Summer 2021 rebrand, refresh, and relaunch for 110th anniversary. https://www.executivesclub.org/about-us/leadership
Member of 3-person executive team including CEO and CFO. Partnered with CFO in managing daily operations. Directed strategic branding and marketing research initiatives for clients across numerous verticals including pharmaceutical, biotech, and healthcare companies. Held full responsibility for $20M in top-line revenue; co-managed contribution margin with CFO. Served as CMO directing all company marketing campaigns and communications. Led 75-member organization through leadership team of 8 VPs / SVPs. https://www.shapiroraj.com/
Serve on board and lead development for ballet training academy, based in Chicago, training students from all over the world. https://www.balletchicago.org/
Rotated between serving in both Treasurer and President roles for Condo Association.
Appointed President of University Alumni Board of Governors 2020-2020.
Ph.D. in Sociology