Chirag Shah

Partner & President

Chirag serves as President of Performance Trust. He started at the firm in 2008 trading Structured Products and over the last 10 years, has taking several roles with increasing responsibility, including overseeing the Financial Institutions Group, Trading, Capital Markets, and Investment Banking. Chirag was one of the firm's leaders who understood early on the need for Performance Trust to reinvent itself in order to meet clients’ evolving needs and has been among the primary architects of that ongoing reinvention.

Prior to joining Performance Trust, Chirag’s professional experience spanned both large and small companies across various industries. He spent four years with Banc of America Securities in New York, trading Structured Credit Products. He then moved to San Francisco to lead business intelligence at Kiva, a non-profit organization that provides financing to the working poor in 80 countries.

Chirag graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in economics. He resides in Chicago with his wife, Neha, and their two children.