Shannon Jefferson joined Lyra Lender Services in 2011 as the Director of Loan Processing and took the helm as President in 2014. A strong facilitator and process expert, Shannon’s top priority is to make the SBA lending process as easy as possible for both the borrower and the lender.
Shannon earned a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry from Brown University in 1998. She started her career in IT Management and Consulting with Accenture, where she supervised large scale national training and deployment projects for clients such as the US Postal Service. In 2009, she became the Vice President of Solardelphia, a solar PV installation company in Southeastern Pennsylvania honored in 2010 and 2011 as one of the Philadelphia 100 Fastest Growing Companies (2010 - #2, 2011 - #3), and in 2011 as #24 on The Inc. 500, Inc. Magazine’s list of fastest growing U.S. companies.
Shannon is active in the community as the treasurer of Soroptimist International of Bucks County, a nonprofit service organization dedicated to empowering women and girls locally and around the world. She is a volunteer for the Fresh Air Fund, and is the Community Coordinator for the Healthy Kids Running Series, which promotes a healthy, active lifestyle for children.