Shadeeshah Perry

Legislative Research Associate

Shadeeshah “Shah” Perry is TZG’s Legislative Research Associate.  Shah provides legislative support, research, comprehensive bill tracking and identifies relevant news and press releases of interest for TZG clients.

Prior to joining TZG, Shah was the Director of Communications and Government Affairs at the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association (NJRHA). While at the NJRHA, she developed a wide range of materials in support of the association’s government relations agenda that included legislative summaries, factsheets, talking points, testimony and various reports.

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Shah helped NJRHA members and non-members navigate and understand Governor Murphy’s numerous executive orders, directives, administrative orders, and evolving state-issued health and safety guidelines. Shah also notified association members about new legislation and available state and federal grant and loan programs aimed to assist the state’s restaurant and hospitality industry.  Shah created the association’s webpages dedicated to pandemic related resources and promoted businesses that were able to remain open for carryout and delivery.

Prior to her work at NJRHA, Shah worked for New Community Corporation, an extended care and adult day care facility in Newark, NJ.  During her time there she provided executive support to the administrator. She created a highly effective organizational and filing system resulting in easy access to critical information necessary for reporting purposes to the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services. Shah was later promoted to Marketing Coordinator at New Community Corporation and developed methods for responding to residents’ health care needs.

In 2014, Shah graduated from the first class of Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Associate Degree Program at Hudson County Community College and went on to continue her education at Fairleigh Dickinson University where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management in 2016.

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