Rina Shah

Position: Member of the Board of Directors
Categories: Board of Directors

CPT Rina R. Shah USA, Retired, serves as a member of the Advisory Board for Strategic Development for CTIS, continuing her focus on philanthropic efforts to raise funds, support government and private sector industries and spearhead innovative technologies to help both patients and practitioners.

She is currently the CEO & President of Peridot Technologies, LLC, an innovative consulting and information technology company. She has served in various positions of leadership in numerous philanthropic organizations to include the Cerner Government Advisory Board, the Wounded Warrior Project and is a founding member of Community Building Art Works (CBAW). Additionally, she has been involved in fundraising for Children’s National Hospital and various other charities.

On July 28, 2011, CPT Shah retired from the US Army as an officer of the Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAGC) due to injuries and subsequent related illnesses received in the line of duty as a direct result of Armed Conflict. Most significantly, she was awarded a Congressional Recognition Award and a Bronze Star for her work in Law of Armed Conflict Investigations. She has a proven record in the area of Federal Acquisitions.

While assigned to the Warrior Transition Brigade at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WTB), she worked as a Procurement Fraud Attorney-Advisor and served as a Government Contracts Trial Attorney in the Contract and Fiscal Law Division at the US Army Legal Services Agency (USALSA).

Prior to specializing in Government Procurement, CPT Shah was the Military Justice Officer in Charge, USAG Bamberg, Germany for the various commands including the 173d ABCT (North), 130th Engineer Battalion, and 16th Sustainment Brigade. She also served as the primary Victim/Witness Liaison for the Iraq Theater of Operations where she coordinated efforts with the Department of State, and the Iraqi Minister of Human Rights, ensuring that Iraqi civilians received proper care and coordination for injuries and damages incurred on behalf of military operations.

CPT Shah received her Bachelor of Science (Magna Cum Laude) degree in Justice Studies from Arizona State University. She is a two-time awardee of the Sun Devil Star award for community service and academics, a recipient of the “Spark” Award for leadership and a recipient of the College of Public Programs Award for Justice Studies. She received her Juris Doctor from the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America, was admitted to the Maryland Court of Appeals in 2004 and is a former member of the Military and Intelligence Law Society.