Shiv grew up in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, and attended the United States Military Academy at West Point where he graduated with a B.S. in Economics. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a Field Artillery officer and stationed at Ft. Sill, OK, Ft. Campbell, KY and Washington, DC. After various peacetime and combat assignments, Shiv will be pursuing his MBA at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In his free time, Shiv enjoys sailing, skiing, and baking snickerdoodle cookies.