Seasoned Utility Industry Executive to Join BRIDGE Energy Group to Support Company’s Growth

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Shannon Erman named Chief Revenue Officer for leader in consulting and systems integration.

BRIDGE Energy Group is pleased to announce Shannon Erman has joined the company as the Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Shannon brings over 20 years of experience across Strategy, Sales, Marketing and Operations leadership in helping customers meet emerging grid modernization, grid reliability, grid management and grid security challenges.

“We’re delighted to have Shannon bring his terrific expertise and experiences to the BRIDGE executive team,” stated David E. Olsson, CEO of BRIDGE Energy Group. “Shannon‘s arrival is well timed as BRIDGE strengthens our capacity to address a significant expansion of our customers, revenues and operational performance solutions in meeting the challenges of the 21st century utility.”

“BRIDGE Energy Group is a thought leader and innovator, consistently delivering value to its clients,” said Shannon Erman, CRO of BRIDGE. “Our firm is primed for continued rapid growth and expansion. I look forward to leveraging BRIDGE’s expertise and intellectual property to further enhance innovation, execution, and customer satisfaction with current and new clients.”

Added Erman, “As the Utility and Energy Sector experiences convergence around Operational Technology, Information Technology and Analytics – BRIDGE Energy Group is uniquely positioned to deliver across all three functional areas, while focusing on our clients’ key operational demands including: reliability, operational excellence, security, risk mitigation and regulatory considerations.”

Shannon joins BRIDGE Energy Group after serving as the VP of Oracle’s North American Utilities and Energy Business Unit. During his tenure at Oracle, the sales organization delivered record revenues, doubled in size and was restructured to deliver better value to their customers while establishing a platform for sustained exponential growth.

Prior to joining Oracle, Shannon held multiple leadership positions across both large and emerging companies. He spent over 8 years at IBM via their acquisition of MRO Software. Various roles included leading teams that had direct revenue responsibility for the IBM Software portfolio for major accounts. Shannon led the Sales and Marketing due diligence teams for several acquisition targets and drove the global sales enablement for IBM’s acquisition of MRO/Maximo.

Prior to IBM, Shannon served as General Manager for Peregrine Systems (acquired by HP), Group Vice President of Services for Digital Paper, Director of Business and Consulting Services for GTE, and Manager for Arthur Andersen Business Consulting Group.

Shannon has served on the George Washington University Board of Advisors and as an Adjunct Professor of Marketing at George Washington University. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for CLT Joules, an energy incubator serving 10 start-ups, and at MARA, a youth sports organization serving over 2,000 children in the Charlotte, NC area.

About BRIDGE Energy Group
BRIDGE Energy Group is the leading consulting and systems integration company focused on improving utility operational performance. BRIDGE combines business, OT and IT domain expertise to deliver and optimize innovative grid operations solutions. BRIDGE’s capabilities and consulting services enable engagement at any stage in the lifecycle, from strategy & regulatory to implementation & optimization. Founded in 2004, BRIDGE is headquartered in Marlborough, MA. For more information on BRIDGE, please contact 888-351-8999 or visit

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