Shane Peden

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Grant Thornton Business Risk/Advisory Services, Sr. Associate - Atlanta, GA

  • Focus on IT risk and security, and business process improvement.
  • Risk Assessments, SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC Readiness Assessments, IT Security, Internal Audit, and IT SOX consulting.

Avanade Systems Engineer, Consultant - Atlanta, GA

  • Providing managed solutions and infrastructure solutions utilizing Microsoft enterprise technologies.
  • Strong focus on migration of communications platforms (Lotus Notes to Microsoft Exchange/Lync), Active Directory (Windows Server 2003/2008 to Windows Server 2012) migration and desktop migrations (Win XP to Win 7 / 8).
  • Develop process flow and manage logistics and communications.

GA Power Company GIS Analyst - Atlanta, GA

  • Prepare mobile GIS solutions pertaining to utility and land management services.
  • Develop custom scripting solutions to automate workflows using Python and ArcGIS/ArcPy.
  • Manage ArcGIS Server and create custom web services and solutions.

Amec E&I Inc GIS Specialist - Kennesaw, GA

  • Create, maintain and manage data for various ongoing projects. Provide geospatial analysis, data mining and management, and cartographic services to internal and external clients.
  • Create custom, project specific scripting solutions and tools employing Python and VB Script.

Hyped Consulting LLC Co-Founder

  • Improving business performance and visibility by enhancing overall technology efficiencies through media such as online network set-up, website launches, dynamic content, and stream-lining processes.
  • Project development life cycle management through all stages including gathering requirements, development, and user acceptance.
  • Managing potential clients, drafting proposals, requirements gathering, project management, and growing the business.

Kennesaw State University

Masters of Business Administration
GPA: 3.7, Social Entrepreneur Corps Internship- Antigua, Guatemala
Bachelor of Science, Geographic Information Systems
Minor: Geography
GPA: 3.5, Etowah Foundation Scholarship Recipient
Earned the Information Technology Certificate


Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE Server Infrastructure 2012)
Microsoft, License E863-6695
Microsoft Office Expert (Excel 2010 Expert)
Microsoft, License E252-1138

Community Outreach
  • Served as Director of Information Technology and webmaster for Mango Tree Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.
  • Summer Internship with Social Entrepreneur Corps in Guatemala, Summer 2011.
  • Web development services provided to Cartersville Service League, a community nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.