T.J. Shields

VP of Professional Services


T.J. Shields, MS RD LDN PMP is the VP of Professional Services at Computrition, Inc. Prior to his current role with the company, T.J. was the Director of Project Management, a Project Manager, and an Implementation Manager, successfully training and leading more than 75 different customers to their go-live with the Hospitality Suite or SuitePoint! software solutions. Before Computrition, T.J. worked primarily in acute care in a variety of roles, including clinical dietitian, patient services manager supervising diet office and trayline operations, clinical nutrition manager, and site foodservice manager.

TJ Shields is running. His sunglasses are perched on the brim of his baseball cap, and he is dressed in sporty attire.
TJ Shields takes a break from running the Ragnar race. He is wearing his sunglasses on the brim of his baseball cap as well as a harness and a soiled T-shirt.


T.J. earned his B.S. in Dietetics, Nutrition, and Food Systems from Northern Illinois University (NIU) and went on to Saint Louis University to complete his Dietetic Internship and become a Registered Dietitian. Following his internship, T.J. returned to NIU and completed his M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics. For the past 10+ years, T.J. has also taught a Normal Nutrition course to budding nursing students as an adjunct faculty member at Joliet Junior College.


In his free time, T.J. enjoys getting outside to run, resulting in 3 marathon finishes and more half-marathons and 10-mile races than he can count. T.J. resides in a suburb of Chicago with his lovely wife, where they are devoted parents to three rambunctious little boys and one very lazy cat.

A close-up shot of TJ Shields smiling during a break from running.