Shannon Jefferson is the President and CEO of Lyra Lender Services. 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 joined Lyra Lender Services’ predecessor, AGEX Financial, in late 2011 as the Director of Loan Processing and was named President in 2014. In 2019, Shannon purchased and rebranded the company and Lyra Lender Services was born. Shannon holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Brown University, and 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 was recognized in 2018 as a “Woman Making a Difference” in both Bucks County and Central Pennsylvania for her community involvement and work supporting small businesses.