About us

The Shenandoah Wellness Park (SWP) is a development project of AKAL Institute, a 501(c)(3) not-for- profit, private operating foundation, with a unique mission. The core mission, around which all the ancillary objectives are built, is the restoration and rehabilitation of.

  • Military Veterans - Many of America’s military veterans are returning from overseas deployments with traumatic head injuries and Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome.
  • Sports Veterans - Many Sports players end their playing careers having suffered from multiple concussions and serious head injuries.

A Rejuvenation Center - A peaceful retreat, a wellness center for the restoration of our body mind and spirit.


Pham Chopra

Pham has more than 40 years’ experience in transforming individuals and communities to their greater potential. In utilizing a progressive approach to overcome challenges to the collective and individuals, Pham excels in achieving impactful change by his pledge, “To serve the highest good." Pham’s powerful capacities have been well evidenced in his current role as the owner of Blue Ridge Projects, a development under his real estate company PacAm Realty that includes various projects across the United States. He is CEO of CORDEV Inc. an Information Technology and Telecommunication company headquartered in Falls Church Virginia.

As an entrepreneur Pham experiences fulfilment through his charitable work as the Founder and Volunteer at the AKAL Institute. He has sponsored many people with substance addiction offering them unconditional love and assistance 24 hours a day.

Pham earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan, garnering numerous awards and honors including membership in the prestigious National Engineering Honor fraternity, Tau Beta Pi. In a career defined by his commitment to excellence in science and engineering coupled with his passion for the human condition, Pham is recognized as a transformative leader in the 21st century.

Relevant Experience

Elkton town support of Blue Ridge Projects

Shenandoah Wellness Park Project Team
Pham Chopra

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