Shirley Singleton

Edgewater

Shirley Singleton

Shirley Singleton is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Edgewater. She co-founded the company in 1992 with her partner, David Clancey.

After graduating from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Education, Ms. Singleton began her working life as a high school teacher and coach. When she abruptly lost her job due to budget cuts, she successfully transitioned to a new career − computer programming. Ten years later, she co-founded Edgewater Technology with Mr. Clancey.

Edgewater has grown from a privately-held, five-person shop into a multi-million dollar, publicly-traded technology management consulting firm with consultants working across the globe. During her tenure, Ms. Singleton has been presented with numerous awards and recognitions, including an appointment to the Board of Trustees for North Shore Medical Center in Salem, Massachusetts. In addition, Ms. Singleton was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Endicott College, and serves on the board for The Commonwealth Institute.