Shipley Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer

Strengthening the core leadership team is vital to helping clients succeed at winning business

Kaysville, Utah – January 18, 2019. Shipley Associates today announced the hiring of a new President and Chief Executive Officer, Todd Barnett. Mr. Barnett replaces Brad Douglas who has assumed the new role of Executive Vice President of Global Strategy. Mr. Douglas, after seven successful years as Shipley’s President and CEO, will oversee Shipley’s worldwide expansion and focus on strategic partnerships. Steve Shipley will retain his position of Chairman of the Board for the professional services firm with operations in 14 countries.

“We are thrilled that Todd will lead our company moving forward,” said Steve Shipley. “Todd brings valuable experience in operating and growing multinational companies. He has strong industry insights along with an in-depth understanding of current business development trends and best practices. This experience, combined with Brad’s focus on strategic partnerships and global expansion, will help us continue our growth in international markets. ”

Prior to joining Shipley, Mr. Barnett spent a decade in aerospace and defense operations and leadership. He led business development, operational and executive functions for domestic and international companies and supported multiple mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Barnett also previously held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Capture at Shipley Associates.

“As competition for business continues to get more complex and sophisticated, we need to expand our capabilities to serve clients in a variety of global markets. Todd brings unique insight into growing companies and will strengthen our leadership team and add value to our clients,” said Steve Shipley.

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About Shipley Associates
Since 1972, Shipley Associates has provided organizations and individuals with a wide range of professional services focused on winning business in highly competitive environments. With over 320 consultants worldwide, we support major business development projects from strategy development, competitive assessment, proposal management, process improvement, training, capture planning, and proposal writing on over 380 major proposal efforts per year, resulting in a client win rate of over 83%.