Edward J. Sheehan, Jr.
President & CEO, Concurrent Technologies Corporation
BioEdward J. Sheehan, Jr. is President & CEO and is a member of the organization’s Board of Directors at Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC). CTC is an independent, nonprofit, applied scientific research and development professional services organization based in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Mr. Sheehan also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Enterprise Ventures Corporation (EVC), a subsidiary of CTC and our technology transition partner.
Together with EVC, CTC leverages research, development, test and evaluation work to provide transformative, full lifecycle solutions for the federal, state and local governments, as well as the industrial base. To best serve clients’ needs, CTC and its affiliates offer the complete ability to fully design, develop, test, prototype, build, and maintain technology based solutions required to address complex challenges. The Company supports its clients’ core mission objectives with customized solutions and strives to exceed expectations. Areas of expertise include advanced engineering and manufacturing; advanced intelligence solutions; energy and environmental sustainability; readiness and training; safety and occupational health; and secure information technology solutions. CTC operates from approximately 20 locations with a staff of over 400 employees.
Under Mr. Sheehan’s leadership, CTC has earned a number of national and international awards. CTC has been recognized with prestigious awards for excellence in science and technology, including Gold and Silver Edison Awards for Innovation in Material Science and Environmental Sustainability, respectively; Technology Provider of the Year Award; Outstanding Technical Achievement for innovative approach to manufacturing ammunition by the National Armaments Consortium and DOD Ordnance Technology Consortium (DOTC); Deltek’s Best Intelligence Award; and Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Awards. The Company was named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute; a Top 100 R&D Government Contractor; One of the Top 50 Best Nonprofits to Work for in the Nation; a Best for Vets Employer; One of the 100 Best Places to Work in PA; a Top 100 Business by Pennsylvania Business Central; recipient of the OSHA VPP STAR Award for Workplace Safety and Health Excellence; andrecipient of the PA Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence.
Mr. Sheehan serves as a member of the board of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) which is the largest and most effective defense industry related trade association. Mr. Sheehan also has been named a Top 100 Business Leader by Pennsylvania Business Central numerous times. He serves on the Board of Directors of 1st Summit Bank and holding company. He is a member of the Western Region Advisory Board of Highmark, Inc.; a University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Advisory Board Member; serves on the Board of Directors of Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial; and he is also the immediate past president and current member of the Council of the Pennsylvania Society. He also serves on the Board of Directors for several local economic development, public service, and charitable organizations in a volunteer capacity.
Mr. Sheehan has over forty one years of corporate, management, and programmatic experience associated with a variety of assignments for large and small businesses located throughout the United States. He earned his degree from the University of Virginia. He and his wife of 41 years, Julie, have four daughters, three son-in-laws and one grandson.