Sustainment Solutions Inc., or simply SSI, is a security equipment integrator with experience working in the Commercial, Government, and International Industry. SSI has maintained industry growth with diversity into several markets: perimeter security, entry control points, x-ray technologies, unmanned inspection with drones, renewable energy (photovoltaic + thermal), telecommunications, home/business security, and project management in less-traveled global locations. SSI represents top-tier manufacturers, and provides complete turnkey solutions for customers: sale of product, delivery, installation, operator training, and preventative/emergency maintenance. 

SSI has been received numerous awards that recognizes SSI's industry growth, entrepreneurship, philanthropy at home and abroad, and support for veterans. In fact, SSI is a proud veteran-owned small business with a record for hiring, training, and growing veterans to support projects across the globe.

SSI welcomes you to explore its capabilities and to contact us for any inquiries.

Mission Statement

To be regarded by our Customers as a Partner in progress and prosperity, exceeding goals and expectations by following these core value disciplines:

Personable Customer Service

  • Each exchange with our customer will be a personal interaction of immediate response
  • We will never treat an individual differently, than a human being deserving of respect
  • Continually tailor and shape products/services to fit our customer(s)

Operational Excellence
  • Lead the industry in quality, price, and convenience
  • Optimize all our business processes
  • In everything we do we will strive to be the best without sacrificing:
  • Honor, Integrity, Ethical Virtues, and Moral Values

Product/Service Leadership
  • Constant pursuit of state-of-the-art products and services
  • Recognizing and embracing ideas from the bottom up
  • Relentlessly pursue new solutions to problems

Scott Shinn


President/CEO of Sustainment Solutions, Inc. (SSI), Mr. Scott Shinn, has 20+ years of field experience with an Electrical/Military Discipline. His professional career started with the USAF CE in 1993, where he served in Alaska and completed his military career with an honorable discharge in 2002. He was deployed to SWA operations such as Enduring Freedom and Southern Watch. Mr. Shinn was also deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a Contract Field Service Engineer (FSE), where he was tasked with managing, installing, maintaining, and servicing x-ray security equipment utilized by U.S. Military forces and NATO.

In 2009, Mr. Shinn established Sustainment Solutions Inc. (SSI), which operated through subcontracts under US DoD and NATO. Through his leadership, SSI has become a global integrator of security equipment, and has seen tremendous growth in operations and worldwide reach.

In 2014, Mr. Shinn was appointed by Secretary of Commerce to the Kentucky District Export Council (KDEC). The same year, Mr. Shinn was appointed by the Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear to the Advisory Board for Kentucky Veterans’ Affairs to serve and represent citizens at-large.

In 2016, Mr. Shinn graduated from the Veteran Institute for Procurement GROW Program, a comprehensive training and certification program that helps veteran-owned businesses strengthen their ability to win government contracts.
Awards and Recognition: 

2015: KY Small Business Person of the Year, US Small Business Administration
(Award given by USG to one business person per state – Scott Shinn)
2015: KY Pacesetter Award, Small Business Development Center
(Recognition for setting high standard for conducting business)
2015: Blue Ribbon Award, US Chamber of Commerce
(Award given to the Top 100 Small Businesses across the entire US)
2014: Blue Ribbon Award, US Chamber of Commerce
(Award given to the Top 100 Small Businesses across the entire US)
2014: Finalist – Entrepreneur of the Year, Ernst & Young
(Central Ohio and Kentucky region finalist award – Scott Shinn)
2013: Entrepreneur of the Year for Southeastern KY, EIEA (KY)
(Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award – Scott Shinn)

Amanda Preston-Shinn

Vice President

Amanda’s role within the company is an invaluable asset. Her skill set includes all the tools necessary for day to day operations. She is a mentor and an advisor to all personnel and management within the company. Amanda’s career began as a graduate from National College of Business and Technology in Danville, Kentucky. She is a founding member of Sustainment Solutions Inc, and has been instrumental in its success and growth.

Amanda and Scott are proud parents of 5 children. As a family, they enjoy serving the community by providing food and lodging for individuals and families in need.