by Vision and Style
Kerry’s leadership style and vision has helped Germane grow into a successful engineering and manufacturing company. Maintaining a constant focus on our customers, industry partnerships and the latest technologies she keeps our strategic direction relevant to the needs and aspirations of our customers, developing a team that is dedicated to providing our customers world class products and service at every touch point.
She is the recipient of various leadership awards including the SmartCEO’s 2013 Brava Award as Washington D.C. top female CEO and the 2012 Washington Press Club Volt Award as top technology leader for mid-sized business in Washington D.C. Ms. O’Brien has also been interviewed on Executive Talk Radio to share leadership insight and tips. Under her leadership, Germane has grown as an industry leader and was awarded the Manufacturing Entrepreneur Award from Frost & Sullivan in 2013.
Kerry is a member of the following organizations: National Association of Woman Business Owners (NAWBO); Women in Defense (WID); Navy League of the United States, Life time member; Association of Choice for Information Technology Communications Electronics and Intelligence Professionals (AFCEA); National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA); Capital Speakers Club, Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC); American Manufacturing Excellence (AME); Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF).