Jeff Thomas

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Jeff Thomas founded SHINE Systems in 2007 based on the core values of integrity, vision, stewardship, communication, and other-centered relationships. A serial innovator and entrepreneur, Mr. Thomas has been serving dual business development and program management roles for a variety of clients for over 30 years. Mr. Thomas has engineered systems at every stage of the intelligence life cycle for major IC programs. His profile features diverse, applied methodologies in capture, proposal, and project management; business process analysis and optimization; reporting, analytics, and software product/solution engineering. He also invented the patent-pending Patent/Technology Exploitation System (PATES™).

Mr. Thomas holds a BS in Mathematics and Computer Science from Hampden-Sydney College and began his career as a Software Engineer. He was quickly promoted to and became the youngest Project Manager for a 4000+ employee systems integrator in the National Capital Region. An active member of the Charlottesville business community, Mr. Thomas serves on the Board of Advisors for First Citizens Bank, the Board of Directors at the Virginia Institute of Autism, and the Defense Affairs Committee at the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce. On the national scene, he serves on the HUBZone Contractors National Council and specifically as part of the Advocacy Team providing support for the Council’s legislative and policy advocacy program to enhance the Council’s influence within Congress and Federal agencies. An alumnus of Leadership Charlottesville, Mr. Thomas brings his passion for his community to local initiatives including autism, Wounded Warrior, and defense.

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