On Wednesday, Perot Systems announced that it has brought Shana Dale Fagan aboard the Government Services Business Unit as its new senior vice president of Space and Earth Technology Services (SETS) Sector, one of the sectors within Government Services’ Federal Civilian Division. Fagan will now be responsible for leading a $100 million organization that delivers science, engineering, consulting and IT services to NASA and NOAA clients, as well as other federal science and technology clients, across the country.
Prior to joining Perot Systems, Fagan served as the Deputy Administrator of NASA from 2005 to 2009. She was the second-in-command at NASA, as well as the organization’s Chief Acquisition Officer and Operations Management Council Chair, responsible for a $17 billion annual budget, leadership, planning, and policy direction for the agency. Before that, Fagan served as the Deputy Director for Homeland and National Security at the United States Office of Science and Technology Policy. She has also served as the chief of staff and general counsel for the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), Executive Office of the President; assistant vice chancellor for federal relations for the University of Texas System; and staff director for the Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee of the House Committee on Science.
Fagan earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Tulsa and her J.D. from California Western School of Law.