Leadership Team

Quality Business Engineering (QBE), a small business founded in 2008, is a management and technology consulting organization with a global focus. QBE supports the U.S federal government and international customers with their most challenging Cybersecurity, Cloud, Architecture, Engineering, and Datacenter requirements. Drawn from our experience supporting over 30 countries, QBE is able to rapidly deploy our Subject Matter Experts and teams to any location domestically and abroad. QBE’s “Possible to Proven” approach enables us to develop and implement innovative, cost-effective, fully integrated solutions to meet the mission-critical needs of our customers.

Shawn Landry


As founder of QBE, Dr. Shawn Landry has more than 17 years of experience in the information technology industry and government contracting. Early in his career, he established a team of highly capable engineers, architects and leaders who have collaborated with him ever since. In 2008, Dr. Landry and his leadership team founded QBE to explore new areas of opportunity within the Department of Defense (DoD). Over the last decade, his team has solved mission-critical challenges affecting large organizations, federal agencies and U.S. citizens.

Dr. Landry has been instrumental in creating technology vision briefings for the Department of the Army CIO/G6 and the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS), providing critical insight on the future of the technology industry roadmaps, and strategic initiatives. He was also the Chief Architect for the U.S. Army Information Technology Agencys Data Center Directorate. Previously, Dr. Landry worked for General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) and served as their Chief Technologist. He received his Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from Johnson and Wales University, his Masters of Science in Information Science from Regis University, and his Doctoral of Science in Computer Science from Colorado Technical University.

Keith Lowry


Keith Lowry is the President and co-founder of QBE. With 27 years of experience in the Information Technology industry, 20 of which in direct support of the US Department of Defense (DoD), he has an extensive knowledge of the industry and what it takes to implement complex technology solutions. Keith has developed QBE into a thought leader for DoD, supporting complex enterprise solutions such as Enterprise Email and various Cloud consolidation and implementation initiatives. QBE now supports initiatives in every COCOM, has a subsidiary in Europe and branch offices in Iraq and Afghanistan. Prior to founding QBE, Keith was a Senior Architect for General Dynamics Information Technology as well as supported numerous fortune 500 organizations consolidate information technology assets and take advantage of emerging technologies.

Brian P. Swenson
Brian P. Swenson

Executive Vice President of Sales and Operations

Brian Swenson is the Executive Vice President of Sales and Operations for QBE where he oversees delivery and growth activities across the firm to ensure delivery success. He has more than 20 years of management consulting and leadership experience supporting all facets of service delivery and execution, strategic partnerships, business development, and proposal and capture management.  Prior to QBE, he served as the Executive Vice President for Octo Consulting Group leading their National Security Sector and served in leadership roles for Gartner and Booz-Allen. Brian holds a B.S. from the Pennsylvania State University, minor in Business Logistics and e-Business Certification from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business.
When not at work, Brian enjoys spending time with his family, coaching his children’s lacrosse and soccer teams and playing golf.
Jeremy Way
Jeremy Way

Senior Vice President

As Senior Vice President with QBE, Jeremy Way leads QBE globally. With over 23 years of experience, on five continents, Jeremy offers his ability to be highly effective in identifying international business, recruiting talent, and building cohesive teams, while succinctly communicating vision and mission across multiple organizations in numerous countries. Throughout his career, Jeremy has proven his ability to develop and implement innovative technology and value-added service delivery solutions for complex international organizations. While working for QBE, Jeremy has lead operations in 45+ countries to include austere environments. These operations span a wide range of technical enterprise-level initiatives that have significant impacts to partner nation development.
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Lane E. Copeland

Vice President of Programs

Lane Copeland is the Vice President of Programs for QBE where she has overall strategic and operational responsibility for all program areas. With over 15 years of PM experience within the DoD Govt Contracting environment, Lane uses her expertise to drive programmatic excellence by developing deep knowledge of each project, leading program operations, and developing business plans that focus on three main areas: Program leadership and management, external relationships, and knowledge management. Prior to QBE, she served a variety of leadership roles working for CSC, CSRA, GDIT while also participating in a PM Council.

Lane earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado, and a master’s degree in IT Management from Colorado State University.

Michael Lowry

Chief Technologist

Michael Lowry is the Chief Technologist for QBE where he oversees engineering operations, cloud practice and the technology roadmap. As a Technologist, Michael has more than 19 years of experience in engineering, architecture, datacenters and cyber security supporting DoD and the IC. His focus has covered enterprise scale systems spanning theaters and the globe, including leading Afghanistan, Kuwait and other SWA countries through an architectural and technological overhaul while working on the ground. His experience also covers a variety of other customer types including state/local, transit authorities, U.S. Partner Nations, NATO, and Policy/Standards organizations. Prior to QBE, Michael served roles within GDIT in both the Pentagon Renovation Program and the Intelligence Solutions Division, ultimately joining QBE as one of the first hires at its founding.

In his free time, Michael enjoys scuba diving, science and technical activities, teaching STEM to local youth organizations and world travel.