Welcome New Members of the Shaw Family
Amanda Haddix has joined Shaw Systems as our new Communications Specialist in the Marketing department. Amanda graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. She has an extensive background in writing, marketing, and content management.
Amanda is from eastern Kentucky, but has enjoyed living in Richmond for the past ten years. She likes reading, writing, crossing things off her bucket list, travel, and spending time with friends and family. Her favorite TV shows include The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Revenge.
Brandon Lowry has joined Shaw Systems as a new technical specialist. Brandon was born and raised in Richmond, VA and is a recent graduate from East Carolina University, where he got a B.S. in Information and Computer Technology.
Before coming to Shaw Systems, he contracted at Wells Fargo as a Security Analyst and Active Directory Technician. He also worked at Summit Business Associates as a Technical Engineer for a year before arriving at Shaw Systems. His hobbies include soccer, football, going to the gym, and cooking. His favorite TV shows include It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Prison Break, Family Guy, and Breaking Bad.
Jon Evans has joined Shaw Systems as a new technical specialist/systems administrator. Jon is from San Diego, California. He attended the California Institute of Arts and Technology where he received his MCITP certification. Jon has a background in cloud computing and has provided financial software support for lawyers and accountants in the past.
Jon enjoys exercising, trying new restaurants, and relaxing with a good margarita. His favorite TV show is Top Gear.
Rachel McGown has joined Shaw Systems as a Business Systems Analyst on the COLLECTIONSand RECOVERY Team. Rachel is from Lake Jackson, Texas and currently lives in Houston, Texas. She attended Texas A&M University and got a degree in Information Systems and Operations Management.
Before coming to Shaw Systems, she was a Business Systems Analyst for Stage Stores, a parent company for multiple retail chains, supporting proprietary systems and business stakeholders. Her hobbies include cycling, yoga, running, reading, and cooking. Her favorite TV shows include Modern Family, Law and Order SVU, and Project Runway.
Kevin Reed has joined Shaw Systems as the Manager of the Project Management Office. Kevin has lived in Texas, North Carolina, and Germany. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in finance and from Texas State University with a degree in computer information systems. Kevin has 10 years of combined IT experience in systems support, application development, and project management. He also has experience in financial accounting and operations management.
Kevin likes German shepherd dogs, jazz, art deco collectibles, and film noir, snow skiing, scuba diving, volleyball, and grilling. His favorite TV shows include Downton Abby, Gold Rush, and Moonshiners.
Kristy Strong has joined Shaw Systems as the HR Generalist and Benefits Administrator. Kristy is from Magnolia, Texas and graduated from Texas Tech with a degree in marketing. She has experience in recruiting, HR, employee relations, benefits administration, and office management. She previously worked at a law firm in Houston and a capital group in Kansas City.
Kristy enjoys dance and shopping. Her favorite TV shows include Revenge, Pretty Little Liars, and Greys Anatomy.
Kari Eschler joined Shaw Systems as a Senior Business Analyst. Kari is from Salt Lake City, Utah and has a degree from the University of Phoenix. She has 20 years of experience in mortgage and banking with Long Beach Mortgage and 15 years of experience with Zions Bank in Commercial Operations.
Kari enjoys camping, fishing, boating, and volunteering for the Humane Society and the Children’s Center. Her favorite TV shows include Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, and The Blacklist.