Shirish I. Dayal is the first executive director of the Tarsadia Foundation. Prior to joining the Tarsadia Foundation, he worked as the director of sales and marketing for a wholesale tour operator, Distinguished Resorts. Shirish has had a diverse career including 13 years as COO of Argo World Travel, Business Manager for Choral Music at El Camino College and as a founding member of a local community organization that promotes religious, cultural, and educational activities.