Leadership Ohio

Shyam Rajadhyaksha

Shyam Rajadhyaksha, AICP

Equity Partner / Chief Financial Officer

Administrative / Planning

Columbus, Ohio

As part of DLZ’s leadership team, Shyam serves as the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He is responsible for the company’s accounting functions and overseas a staff of 20 in six states. Shyam brings more than 20 years of experience in the architecture, engineering, and design fields to DLZ.  Prior to his role as Chief Financial Officer, he served as the Vice President of DLZ’s Renewable Energy division. In that role, he assisted in the development a portfolio of 70 MW of small hydropower plants in India. In addition, he serves on the company’s board of directors.

Shyam is very active in the community. He serves on the boards of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Ohio, Greater Columbus Arts Council, and the Asian American Commerce Group. Furthermore, as a leader in the company, he promotes DLZ’s community involvement at the both corporate and staff level.


  • Master of Business Administration, University of Florida
  • European Management Exchange Program, Manchester Business School
  • Bachelor of Transportation/Urban Planning, University of Cincinnati