I’m thrilled to join Advantage and to help bring their world class engineering services to a rapidly expanding client base.
Columbia, Maryland (PRWEB) October 21, 2014
Advantage Engineers, a leading provider of specialized engineering services, announced that Lori Sherwood has joined the firm as the Business Development Director. Ms. Sherwood comes to Advantage with over a decade of telecommunications experience where she has developed networks and forged partnerships to build large scale communication network rollouts. In her new role at Advantage, she will be responsible for the development of strategic partnerships and promoting the firm’s services to network providers and others within the private and public sectors throughout North America.
"I’m thrilled to join Advantage and to help bring their world class engineering services to a rapidly expanding client base,” said Lori Sherwood. “Having been a client myself, I have first-hand knowledge of the high-level of services and capabilities that Advantage brings to the industry."
Prior to stepping into her role with Advantage, Ms. Sherwood served as Of Counsel with the law firm of Kissinger & Fellman, P.C, where she specialized in local governments, information technology, telecommunications, community broadband networks, lobbying and federal affairs. Prior to that, Ms. Sherwood served as Broadband Program Director for the nationally recognized One Maryland Inter-County Broadband Network (ICBN) initiative in Howard County, Maryland. Ms. Sherwood co-developed, co-wrote, and co-directed the 18 month effort to obtain the $115 million dollar federal stimulus grant for the One Maryland Broadband Network and directly managed the $100 million dollar ICBN sub-award. The ICBN program successfully constructed over 800 miles of fiber optic cable and directly connected over 650 community anchor institutions in the Central Maryland region.
Additionally, Ms. Sherwood has over 15 years of experience in government affairs on the federal, state, and local levels including extensive experience in strategic and political consulting, fundraising, coalition building, and community organizing. She recently served as a Member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA). Ms. Sherwood has an undergraduate degree in anthropology from the American University and is an honors graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law.
John McGrath, Advantage’s COO, commented, "Having had the privilege of working with Lori on the ICBN program, we are fully aware of her commitment to excellence and to making things happen. We are truly pleased that she has joined the Advantage team and we look forward to her contributions towards the success of our firm."
About Advantage Engineers:
Advantage Engineers provides comprehensive services in specialized fields of consulting and engineering. They have more than 170 engineering, project and program management, real estate, geological, scientific, environmental, and technical professionals. From their Mid-Atlantic offices, Advantage Engineers provides services throughout the U.S. and are highly sought after by clients in a variety of industry sectors including: geotechnical, environmental, and telecommunications engineering.
Founded in 2001, Advantage Engineers’ service portfolio and repeat business growth are testament to the outstanding level of technical expertise, ingenuity, and reliability that they provide. They have successfully completed thousands of projects in a variety of markets including telecommunications, energy, residential and commercial development, logistics and warehouse, transportation, utilities, educational facilities, and construction. This vast experience bundled with unmatched responsiveness positions Advantage Engineers as a top ranked engineering firm. Visit http://www.advantageengineers.com for more information.