SHINE Systems Hires New President; Jeff Thomas to Become CEO

July 5, 2017 – Charlottesville, VA: Newly named SHINE Systems (previously SHINE Systems & Technologies) welcomes Mike Sherman as its new President. Mr. Sherman will leverage his National Capital Region relationships, business-capture successes, and operational experience to position SHINE Systems for its next stage of growth. A longstanding relationship with SHINE Systems’ former President, Jeff Thomas, will enable a more diverse and focused strategy for growth. Former SHINE Systems President, Mr. Thomas, will now redirect some of his entrepreneurial energies as CEO of SHINE Systems across a group of new business ventures offering commercial solutions, intellectual property engagement, information technology innovations, and other private enterprise solutions.

SHINE Systems President Mike Sherman

SHINE Systems President Mike Sherman

Mike Sherman comes to SHINE Systems from his position as a Senior Vice President at SM&A, a proposal consulting company that provides proposal management, capture planning and Earned Value Management System (EVMS) consulting. There, Mr. Sherman was responsible for all Strategy Capture, Proposal Development and Execution services to the Civil, Defense, and Intelligence Community in the greater Washington D.C. region. Mr. Sherman’s prior experience also includes Director-level positions in Business Capture with Boeing where he was responsible for overall domestic and international strategy and growth, time as a Sr. VP at ManTech International, as well as other Senior Management positions at BAE Systems and Keane Federal Systems. Mr. Sherman holds a BS degree in Aerospace Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, an MS in Aeronautical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School, and an MBA from Virginia Tech.

Upon starting his new career with SHINE Systems, Mr. Sherman had this to say, “I am very excited to be joining the SHINE Systems Leadership team and look forward to building upon the long legacy of quality and value which our clients have come to expect. Our combined skills, new relationships, expert staff, and a rock-solid foundation provide the perfect platform for future growth! I look forward to meeting and working with each of our valued team members.”

SHINE Systems CEO, Jeff Thomas, believes Mr. Sherman will lead a growth strategy that will lead to a broader footprint in the Federal marketplace as well as position SHINE Systems in other Federal verticals and horizontals to cement their analytics and information technology core competencies. Mr. Thomas says, “We are fortunate to have Mr. Sherman join our Executive Team. I am excited to see where he will take SHINE Systems in the future as we expand in to bigger Federal Markets and build our reputation in the Intelligence Community across the globe. From all of us at SHINE Systems, Welcome!”


About SHINE Systems

SHINE Systems (SHINE) is an SBA-certified HUBZone small business headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia. SHINE Systems is at the forefront of innovation in our core competencies of Decision Analytics including Military, Identity, and Business Intelligence; Technology Integration; and Mission Support Services. We develop value-driven solutions for our clients across the Federal marketplace using our industry knowledge, service and product expertise, and ground-breaking technical capabilities. For four years running, SHINE Systems has been recognized on the Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest growing private businesses as well as #3 on the Washington Technology Fast 50 fastest growing small businesses in the government market. To learn more, please visit