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The RJT Compuquest executive team is home to visionary leaders with more than 100 years of combined IT and business expertise. Our management team takes a hands-on approach in order to understand each client’s unique business and project needs.

Amar Shokeen - Chief Executive Officer

A dynamic and hands-on leader, who has spent the last three decades growing global businesses, Amar built his extensive experience and knowledge through executive roles at various blue-chip Indian corporations, including HCL Information Systems, CMC and Air India. He co-founded RJT Compuquest in 1997 with his wife, Rita, and together they have grown the company into one of the foremost SAP and Oracle partners in the western United States.

Amar holds a Bachelor of Science from St. John’s College in India. After moving to the U.S., he earned his MBA from Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business and completed the Owner/President Management program at Harvard Business School. An avid reader and world traveler, Amar takes every opportunity to explore new customs, cultures and global business trends.

Rita Shokeen - Chief Operations Officer

A highly seasoned recruiter and expert in strategic partnerships, Rita is a results-driven leader, who has been recruiting and placing IT engineers in temporary positions since 1996. Along with her husband, Amar, Rita co-founded RJT Compuquest in 1997; and has since successfully leveraged her experience to grow RJT’s staffing capabilities from the ground up, playing a key role in extending the company’s recruiting arm across the globe, from Chicago and Denver to locations throughout India. Her wealth of experience, close industry relationships and innate determination make her an invaluable resource for sales, consulting and recruiting throughout the company.

A trailblazer in her own right, Rita was the first female sales officer for Indian Oil Corporation, the largest oil company in India. She holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from St. Stephen’s College in India. She completed her doctoral studies in strategic planning from Kent State University. After a successful career in sales and marketing in India, she moved to the United States in 1994, where she continues to drive business success today.

Lori Tabb – Chief Marketing Officer

With more than 20 years of distinguished experience, Lori possesses the marketing and corporate leadership expertise to continuously push RJT Compuquest to greater heights. In senior level roles within industry leaders and Fortune 500 clients, Lori has worked with some of the most recognized companies worldwide to successfully and positively influence their brands. Prior to joining RJT, Lori served as Head of Client Services for CAA Marketing, a division of Creative Artists Agency, the world’s leading entertainment and sports agency. Her work consistently results in significant revenue and profit gains for both clients and employers, and her track record of success also includes increased client satisfaction, operations expansion and staff performance improvement.

Dedicated to supporting the role of women in business, Lori created and leads SWIM (Smart Women in Marketing), a group that empowers and inspires female marketing executives from entry-level executives to CMOs. Lori holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in business and communications from California State University, Fullerton.

Michael Follin – Senior Vice President, Sales

With more than 20 years of experience in strategic sales, management, delivery and executive leadership, Michael brings his established and respected track record to the RJT sales team—directly managing the team and overseeing its program implementations, strategy development, business planning and training. Michael's accomplishments throughout his esteemed career have included the creation of successful sales teams, the opening of new metro markets, enterprise-wide sales training, MSP/VMS program development and implementation, recruitment of top talent, and sustained revenue growth and cost containment. With a reputation built on a strong work ethic and unwavering integrity, Michael is an accomplished industry professional whose passion spreads to both his clients and colleagues.

Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and advertising from California State University, Fullerton.

Timothy Vo – Director of Global Recruitment

Timothy has spent the last 20 years in IT recruitment, providing top IT professionals to Fortune 1000 companies across multiple industries. He has successfully led his teams through exceeding budgeted revenues and recruiting metrics/KPI by partnering with hiring managers and sales on market intelligence, recruiting strategies and hiring processes. Prior to joining RJT, Timothy spent nearly a decade as the recruiting director for Volt Workforce Solutions, where he provided ongoing training, development and mentoring to the recruiting teams on processes, new technologies and best practices to maximize sourcing and fulfillment success.

A Southern California native, Timothy holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from California State University, Long Beach.

Hannah Cortez – Director of Human Resources

With more than 12 years of experience working in all aspects of human resources in various industries including e-commerce, technology, consulting and apparel, Hannah is adept at developing and implementing key HR processes and programs to support employees, build culture and drive organizational growth. Prior to joining RJT, she served as the director of human resources of McChrystal Group, a leadership development and management consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. Hannah is passionate about employee development and happiness and is committed to proactive and responsive understanding of employee and business needs.

Hannah holds a master’s degree in human resources management from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California.