Shannon Paulsen-Thompson Joins Red Clay as Vice President of Advisory Services

ATLANTA, GA – February 3, 2023 – Red Clay Consulting, a leading Oracle solutions implementer and Gold Level Member of the Oracle Partner Network, is proud to welcome Shannon Paulsen-Thompson as Vice President of Advisory Services. With over 20 years of experience in utility transformations, Shannon brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Red Clay’s advisory offerings.

Shannon is recognized as a senior leader in the utility industry and has a proven track record of leading complex transformational projects to successful execution. Prior to joining Red Clay, she spent five years as a Program Director at Madison Gas and Electric, where she was responsible for executing the company’s five-year transformation roadmap. Shannon also held various high-level management positions at Kansas City Power and Light (Evergy).

At Red Clay, Shannon will bring her valuable utility leadership perspective to help clients extract the most from their existing technology investments and future-proof their organizations. With her experience in both business and IT leadership roles, Shannon will provide valuable guidance to Red Clay’s clients as they plan their business and IT roadmaps.

“We are thrilled to have Shannon join our team as Vice President of Advisory Services,” said Leeanna Gonzalez, Red Clay’s Managing Director. “Her expertise in leading complex transformational projects, combined with her strategic thinking, bold vision, and deep understanding of utility business processes and business drivers will be invaluable to our clients.”

Shannon holds a master’s degree in project management from the Keller Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geographic Information Systems and Economic Development from Northwest Missouri State University. Red Clay is confident that Shannon’s experience, knowledge, and leadership skills will make a significant impact on the company and its clients.


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