Ajay Shah, Esq.Chief Executive Officer
Ajay has served as Globetrotters’ CEO since 2017, providing the firm with its overall strategic
vision and leadership in the execution of its goals. An attorney by profession, Ajay first joined
Globetrotters in 2011 as general counsel. In 2014, he became chief operating officer and was
then appointed CEO.
Ajay, who earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Purdue University and received his Juris Doctor
degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, is a licensed attorney who has
appeared in over 400 matters in state court, has led a jury trial in state court, and has argued
three times before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Deeply committed to civic engagement, Ajay currently serves on the Finance Committee of the
Chicago Bar Association. Since 2013, he has been a Commissioner on the Illinois Supreme
Court’s Committee on Character and Fitness, First District, which evaluates the general fitness
of applicants to the Illinois Bar for practicing law. He also serves on the American Council of
Engineering Companies’ Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee.
Additionally, Ajay is a member of the Young Leaders Committee of The Economic Club of
Chicago, an organization that advances the development of civic-minded executives who are
committed to building a better society. He also holds a certificate from the Harvard Business
School Executive Education Owner/President Management program.
A native of Hyde Park, Illinois, Ajay currently resides in Chicago with his family.
Investing in our people and their careers is who we are and what every public sector
company should be. Through our support of our employees’ professional development,
we are also investing in the future.
– Ajay Shah