Stu Shea Named CEO of MHVC, Recent Acquisition of Veritas Capital

Stu Shea

Stu Shea has been named Chief Executive Officer of MHVC Acquisition Corp., (MHVC) formerly Harris Corporation’s Government Services business, a recent acquisition of Veritas Capital.

MHVC is operating as a standalone company and will launch the new brand soon, Veritas Capital announced in a press release.

Previously, Shea was President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Leidos. He was the principal architect in the creation of Leidos when he served as COO of SAIC. Before being named COO, Stu led SAIC’s support to the National Security Community as President, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group.

“Stu has dedicated his life to serving our nation by aligning his passion for performance, leadership, mentoring, and community service to build capabilities that serve the United States,” said Ramzi Musallam, CEO and Managing Partner of Veritas Capital. “He brings tremendous enthusiasm and an exceptional thirty-year track record running high growth businesses in the intelligence, defense, aerospace and government services markets. We are excited to welcome him to the team and are confident that he will drive the Company’s growth and continue to provide innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission critical programs and systems.”

Shea is also a founder of the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) and the GEOINT Symposium. He was a member of the Director of National Intelligence’s Senior Advisory Group (SAG.) In 2016, he was presented with the Intelligence Community Seal Medallion by Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper, Jr. and is the recipient of several other awards.

Shea has a Master of Arts from the University of Kansas, a Bachelor of Science from State University of New York at Albany, and executive education at the University of Virginia, Harvard Business School, Wharton, and The George Washington University.

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