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Peraton Names Mara Motherway to SVP, Government & Customer Relations Role; CEO Stu Shea Quoted

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Mara Motherway, SVP of Government and Customer Relations for Peraton

Mara Motherway, former vice president for Government Relations and Military Affairs at Booz Allen Hamilton, has been appointed to the new role of senior vice president of Government and Customer Relations at Peraton.

“I’m excited to welcome Mara to the company at such a critical time,” said 2021 Wash100 Award winner Stu Shea, Peraton’s chairman, president, and CEO. on Tuesday. “Her decades of experience in national security and track record of success in the government affairs arena will scale this capability and be a force multiplier for our business.”

In the newly created role, Mara Motherway will be responsible for driving the company’s public policy and government affairs strategies. She will report to Peraton’s Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer Mike King.

“Mara is an exceptional government relations professional and strategic thinker who brings a unique and proven skillset to Peraton in support of our business objectives,” said King. “She is widely respected across industry and government for her abilities to masterfully navigate public policy issues and effectively convey the priorities of the company to policymakers.”

At Booz Allen Hamilton, Motherway played a key role in guiding strategic government customer relationships, advancing the firm’s business interests with policymakers and overseeing military partnership strategy.

Motherway also previously served as director of Special Projects with BAE Systems’ Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) business for more than two years prior to joining Booz Allen Hamilton.