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Shawn Freed Promoted to Assistant Vice President, Engineering, Defense Systems & Technologies at SRC

August 18, 2023

Syracuse, NY – Shawn Freed has been appointed to assistant vice president, engineering, defense systems and technologies for SRC, Inc. 

As assistant vice president, Freed will serve as a senior leader, providing overall strategic direction, management and oversight of the engineering group, including staff, equipment and facilities.

"Over the years, Shawn has demonstrated leadership across numerous areas," said Kevin Hair, president and CEO of SRC. “His extensive background in management will strengthen our ability to provide solutions for our customers’ toughest challenges.”

Freed has nearly 20 years of operational and functional leadership experience at SRC, serving in a broad range of technical and managerial roles. In his previous role as director of firmware and software engineering, Freed led a team of more than 100 engineers, supervisors and managers and provided technical support for various programs. Prior to this role, Shawn was manager of digital engineering for radars and sensors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Taylor University and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Syracuse University.


About SRC

SRC, Inc. (@SRCDefense), a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across a family of companies, SRC applies bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible® for the challenges faced by America and its allies.

Since 1957, SRC’s commitment to the customer and the best solution — not the bottom line — has remained a core value that guides its efforts. This passion for quality carries through to the technologies the company invents and manufactures, the laboratories and facilities it builds, the people they hire, and communities where they work. Today, nearly 1,400 engineers, scientists and professionals work together at SRC to protect people, the environment and our way of life.


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Shawn Freed
Assistant Vice President, Engineering, Defense Systems & Technologies

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