Jeff Thomas

Board Member

Jeff founded SHINE Systems in 2007, a Federal contractor practicing values such as integrity and stewardship that help it stand apart.  A serial innovator and entrepreneur, Jeff has since started 3 new businesses while serving dual business development and program management roles for a variety of clients for over 30 years. He has engineered systems at every stage of the military intelligence life cycle, from collection to exploitation, for major IC programs.  SHINE Systems is comprised of 70% veterans.

An active member of the Charlottesville business community, Jeff serves on the following Boards:

  • Virginia Institute of Autism

  • Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce

  • Virginia Council of CEOs

 An alumnus of Leadership Charlottesville, Jeff brings his passion for his community to local initiatives including autism, military veterans, and defense.  He is a proud father of 3 daughters and resides in Albemarle County.