Smita Shah

Founder at Spaan Tech, Inc.

Smita Shah

Smita Shah

Founder at Spaan Tech, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Spaan Tech, Inc.

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5036

Number of Boards

14

Number of Awards

4

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Founder at Sanchez, Daniels & Hoffman LLP

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Founder at Reyes Holdings LLC

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Co-Founder at Lefkofsky Family Foundation

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Roundtable Healthcare Management, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Co-Founder at higi SH LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Museum of Science and Industry - Chicago

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General Counsel at Metropolitan Planning Council

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President & Chief Executive Officer, CIBC Bank USA at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

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Partner at Kurtis Productions

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Smita Shah
Founder at Spaan Tech, Inc.
Education
Master of Science in Civil & Environmental Engineering
Class of 1996

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Advanced Management Program

Green Templeton College (GTC), Oxford’s newest graduate college, was founded in 2008 following the historic merger of Green College and Templeton College. It has a distinctive academic profile, specialising in subjects relating to human welfare and social, economic and environmental well-being in the 21st century, including medical sciences, management, and most social sciences. This range of subject areas has generated a number of exciting inter-disciplinary College-based academic initiatives, including the Oxford Health Experiences Institute, the Emerging Markets Symposium, the Management in Medicine Programme, and the Global Health Policy Programme. The College is based at the beautiful Radcliffe Observatory site on Woodstock Road, within easy walking distance of the city centre, the Saïd Business School and the University Science Area. Collaboration and interaction between students and Fellows is actively encouraged and supported, with this dynamism symbolised by a single common room and dining room. Friendly and informal, the diverse College community forms the backdrop for a lively academic and social scene.

Memberships
Term Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Member
Current

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is the voice of America's engineering industry. Council members – numbering more than 5,000 firms representing more than 500,000 employees throughout the country – are engaged in a wide range of engineering works that propel the nation's economy, and enhance and safeguard America's quality of life. These works allow Americans to drink clean water, enjoy a healthy life, take advantage of new technologies, and travel safely and efficiently. The Council's mission is to contribute to America's prosperity and welfare by advancing the business interests of member firms.

Career History
Founder
1998 - Current

Spaan Tech, Inc. provide engineering services and construction management. It offers mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design for a new buildings and facility renovation in both public and private sector. The company was founded by Smita Shah in 1998 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Professional
Prior

NSPE, in partnership with the State Societies, is the organization of licensed Professional Engineers (PEs) and Engineer Interns (EIs). NSPE, in partnership with the State Societies, Serves as the recognized and authoritative expert in licensure, ethics, and professional practice; Promotes licensure and assists individuals in becoming licensed; and Protects and enhances the value of licensure and the opportunities for the licensed engineer.

Professional
Prior

International Code Council, Inc. operates as a member-focused association specializing in model codes and standards used in the design, build, and compliance process. It offers membership, education and certification, and tech support. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2014 - Current

THE FOUNDATION'S MISSION IS TO SUPPORT THE EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL PROGRAMMING OF THE ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry operates as a museum. It conduct exhibitions in the fields of science, technology, engineering and medicine. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Board Member
Current

FOUNDED IN 1934, THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING COUNCIL IS A NONPROFIT, NONPARTISAN GROUP OF BUSINESS AND CIVIC LEADERS COMMITTED TO SERVING THE PUBLIC INTEREST THROUGH THE PROMOTION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SENSIBLE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT POLICIES NECESSARY FOR A WORLD-CLASS CHICAGO REGION. THE COUNCIL CONDUCTS POLICY ANALYSIS, OUTREACH AND ADVOCACY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS TO IMPROVE EQUITY OF OPPORTUNITY AND QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGHOUT METROPOLITAN CHICAGO.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1 - $999
2014

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$100 - $249
2013

CHICAGO FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN (CFW) INVESTS IN WOMEN AND GIRLS AS CATALYSTS, BUILDING STRONG COMMUNITIES FOR ALL. THE FOUNDATION ENVISIONS A WORLD IN WHICH ALL WOMEN AND GIRLS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO THRIVE IN SAFE, JUST, AND HEALTHY COMMUNITIES.

$1,000 +
2013

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

Political Donations
$1,500
2017

Representative from Illinois's 9th Congressional District

$5,000
2014

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

$32.4K
2013

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

Awards & Honors
2007
National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations - Ellis Island Medals of Honor
Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine - 40 Under 40
Licensed Professional Engineer
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