Sheri LaBonte, licensed in Texas and Washington, D.C. is Ardent Management Consulting’s Virginia licensed corporate counsel with a background in federal contracting, information assurance and management consulting. Sheri has almost 20 years of experience, primarily focused in the areas of federal contracting, quality assurance, Privacy, Information Technology, Policy and Healthcare IT. For ten years prior to joining ArdentMC, Ms. LaBonte provided direct support – as a subject matter expert – to the Department of Defense’s Military Health Services on issues ranging from integrated medical records program management and data security to healthcare policy and statutory compliance. Ms. LaBonte also provided support to the national clinician and healthcare providers associations, Department of Veterans Affairs, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and the Arlington County Government. Prior to relocating to the DC metro area, Ms. LaBonte, served as Director for Information Technology at both Oklahoma State University System and Texas Tech University. Ms. LaBonte is a licensed attorney in the District of Columbia and Texas; as well as, Corporate Counsel in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Ms. LaBonte received her Juris Doctorate (JD) from Texas Tech University School of Law, as well as a BA in Political Science.