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Karim Shihata ICF Alumni

Karim Shihata is an experienced project manager, chief executive officer, and career Marine Colonel. He offers a unique blend of experience drawn from service in the military, local government, and commercial enterprises.

He recently designed and implemented a process to review and modify 122,000 real estate-related grant closings as part of Louisiana’s post-Katrina recovery. While serving in local government in rural North Carolina, he was instrumental in developing the E-Polk fiber optic initiative, a public/private rural broadband development project that integrated county government offices, the local school system, and commercial entities throughout the county.