Mr. Shah earned his BS in Electrical Engineering in 1968 from Gujarat University. In 1969 he left his family and moved to America to continue his education and to begin his career. He received his master’s degree from Youngstown State University in 1971 and soon began working for a small firm outside of New York City.
His career then took him to Chicago, IL and eventually to Southern California. In May of 1976 he began working for Parsons Corporation in Pasadena, CA as a Project Electrical Engineer. He then spent time with US Borax before taking a chance on a small engineering firm in Ontario, CA. He joined TMAD Engineers in 1981. At that time they were a team of 15 engineers working out of small office. During his 20+ years with TMAD he worked his way to President/CEO and built the company to over 200+ employees with revenues of over $24 Million.
Mr. Shah was a brilliant engineering mind and an entrepreneur at heart. In 2003 he left TMAD and started PBS Engineers. His goal was to create a client-focused company that would excel through its personalized service. Today PBS Engineers employs over 55 people, all with a commitment to his ideals of providing the best customer experience in the industry.
In addition to his personal pursuits, Mr. Shah took pride in developing the next generation of engineers. Over his four decade career, Mr. Shah sponsored, employed and trained countless young engineers from all over the world. Many of whom have grown within the company or have started their own practice.
Mr. Shah passed away Friday, June 14th, 2013. He was 65 years old.
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