Shalin Desai

Vice President of Advancement

Shalin Desai, of Hudson, Massachusetts, is a former operations consultant at McMaster-Carr and a regional market manager at Jetsetter/TripAdvisor specializing in hotel sales in the Latin America and Asia-Pacific regions. He graduated from the University of Chicago in 2005, is currently sitting on its alumni board, and was its Young Alumni Service Award recipient in 2016. He completed a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2015. In addition, he completed thru-hikes of the Long Trail in 2015, the Pacific Crest Trail in 2016, and the Oregon Coast and Continental Divide Trails in 2017.