As President, Shannon leads all public sector operations at ORI, helping the firm’s government and commercial sector clients capitalize on shared best practices while also forging new partnerships and teaming relationships. She serves as a partner alongside ORI co-founders Kathy Benson and Sue Lynd, drawing on her background supporting government technology transformation initiatives for a diversified base of public sector customers.
Shannon is a dynamic, results-driven veteran of the Federal Civilian and Defense markets who brings decades of experience guiding smart, strategic growth for small businesses serving government agencies. An experienced executive with a rich background leading organizations in the IT and management consulting industry, Shannon helps government agencies apply business planning, IT service management, and IT strategy solutions to deliver improved services to citizens. She brings proven experience providing government agencies with next-generation digital transformation services and multi-channel citizen experiences.
My career has centered on supporting customers’ missions—which I firmly believe is directly tied to maintaining a laser focus on the customer and citizen experience. Applying innovative research and data analytics to transform data into actionable insights is at the core of ORI’s business, as we craft data intelligence and data mining solutions that help clients improve not only the digital experience but also the overall customer experience.”
Shannon previously served as President and CEO of Primescape Solutions, where she was instrumental in leading the firm’s 2017 acquisition by HighPoint Global. She also served as IT Corporate Development Director at EconSys, Senior Vice President at Advanced Technology Systems Company (ATSC, which acquired ATS Corporation in 2007), and Senior Program Director at Litton PRC (now a Northrop Grumman company) after beginning her career with Syllogistics, Inc. Shannon holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from George Mason University and is an active member of Vistage International and the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).