Prior to rejoining Gaines, Shadin’s work experience in the education, healthcare and not-for-profit market sectors helped to give her invaluable knowledge and insight into the unique and distinct work cultures of organizations. She believes that proper cultural fit is just as important as the job specifications and qualifications of the individual in the work environment. Shadin focuses on building relationships for the long run and receives great personal satisfaction from serving the needs of the clients.
Shadin received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1998 with a concentration in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. In her free time, she is involved in various charitable endeavors and is an active member on several committees that work to help benefit the Chicago community. She finds solace in physical activity and has run three marathons to raise funds for a children’s not-for-profit organization. Shadin believes that giving back to local communities is imperative for the health and wellbeing of a society. Shadin Maali lives in Orland Park, IL with her husband and two daughters.