Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Stu Shea, president and chief executive officer of Peraton, with his third Wash100 Award win on Tuesday.
Executive Mosaic recognizes Shea for accelerating organic growth and providing exemplary customer service. We are pleased to present the most coveted award in government contracting to Shea.
Shea has served Peraton as president and CEO since June 2017. He leads strategic direction and drives performance and culture for the company. Previously, Shea was CEO of Shea Strategies from Dec. 2014 to June 2017. He was the president and chief operating officer for Leidos between Sept. 2013 and Apr 2014.
Shea served SAIC for eight years in a range of leadership roles including COO. He also was the founder, president, CEO and chairman of the board for the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation for more than a decade.
He serves as a member of the board of directors for Fornetix, Applied Research Solutions and National Intelligence University. Shea is also a member of the board of advisors for Cohere Technology Group and a member of the board of trustees for Riverside Research.
During his career, he served on various advisory boards and organizations including the University of Virginia, the Intelligence and National Security Alliance and the Senior Advisory Group for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
Shea earned a bachelor’s degree in geological sciences from the State University of New York at Albany and a master’s degree in geography from the University of Kansas. He also attended executive education and extended studies programs with SUNY Polytechnic Institute, George Mason University, the George Washington University School of Business, the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, Harvard Business School and the University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.
The Wash100 award, now in its sixth year, recognizes the most influential executives in the GovCon industry as selected by the Executive Mosaic team in tandem with online nominations from the GovCon community. Representing the best of the private and public sector, the winners demonstrate superior leadership, innovation, reliability, achievement and vision.
Visit the Wash100 site to learn about the other 99 winners of the 2019 Wash100 Award. On the site, you can submit your 10 votes for the GovCon executives of consequence that you believe will have the most significant impact in 2019.