Executive Assistant

Shiron Gaines is currently serving as the Executive Assistant to our President and CEO, Bo Menkiti, at The Menkiti Group. A native Washingtonian, Shiron knows a thing or two about achieving results in fast-paced environments.  With nearly 20 years of experience working in high-performing corporate and academic settings, she has extensive experience in adding value to each organization by providing operational support. 

An award-winning executive administrator, Shiron has served as executive assistant to the NASA Administrator, to the Chancellor of Louisiana State University (LSU), and to the Chairman and CEO of Airbus Group.  Years of working closely with C-Suite executives helped prepare Shiron for managing the needs and expectations of the organization as well as achieving her own objectives.

Known for loyalty and providing discrete and confidential support to Executives, Shiron has the unique talent to successfully interact with all levels of executives, administrators, clients, and stakeholders, gaining the respect and confidence of all involved. She is committed to quality and consistency while working relentlessly to get the job done.

Outside of work, Shiron enjoys spending time with her family and friends.  She is also a passionate champion of breast cancer awareness and research, inspired to get involved on behalf of an aunt and two cousins who lost their battles with breast cancer and friends who are breast cancer survivors.  She participates in several breast cancer awareness events each year to help bring attention to the disease and raise money for research to find a cure. Shiron is a graduate of the University of Maryland Global Campus.