Katie Sheldon Hammler is the Xacta product manager for Telos’ cyber security and information assurance practice area. An early leader in the Internet and Web Services markets, she has over 25 years’ high-tech experience at firms such as VeriSign, Interliant, and Alcatel Data Networks. She was also the founder and president of KSH Technology Solutions, LLC, a Woman-Owned/Veteran-Owned Small Business (WOSB/VOSB).
A former Captain in the U.S. Army Reserves, she earned her B.A. in International Relations from Brown University (R.O.T.C. scholarship), and an MBA in Information Systems Management from The George Washington University, where she graduated Beta Gamma Sigma.
Katie is also a local civic leader and is serving her third four-year elected term on the Leesburg, Virginia, Town Council. She was unanimously elected vice mayor, serving from July 2008 to June 2010. She also serves on the Leesburg Technology Commission, the Virginia Municipal League’s Executive Board; the Loudoun County Economic Development Advisory Committee; Morven Park’s President’s Council, and is an advisor to its Center for Civic Impact. She has also served on the boards of the Loudoun Free Clinic, the Loudoun Convention and Visitors Association (LCVA) and the Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS). She loves to run every day on the treadmill.