Lisa Shanahan was named president of SMT's Durham operating division in 2016. Lisa, who joined SMT is 1997, has 19 years’ experience in managing and administering business processes.
Lisa began her career at SMT as Autograph Product Manager, where she was responsible for client relations, new client development and shepherding new product feature requests through SMT’s engineering and manufacturing departments.
During Lisa’s tenure as the Autograph Product Manager, where she acted as the sole sale representative, revenue for the product increased by more than 100 percent. In 2000, Lisa was promoted to Director of the Business Office where she hired, trained and managed the account managers who oversee products and services.
In 2003, Lisa was promoted to Director of Business Administration and in 2009 became Vice President of Business Administration. In 2012, she was named Vice President ,Operations. Lisa directed and managed the processes, procedures and personnel overseeing SMT’s revenue stream, payables and expenses.
Lisa holds a B.S. from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA where she was captain of the cross-country track and field team. She lives in Durham with her husband, Joe, and twins Jay and Quinn.