BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Iron Mountain Incorporated® (NYSE:IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, announced today that Theresa Pattara has joined the company as vice president of North America Government Affairs. In this role, Pattara will drive Iron Mountain’s company-wide government engagement strategy and serve as an advocate for the company’s interests with local, state and federal agencies and policy makers. She will also monitor legislation involving tax reform, information privacy and data security – issues of importance to Iron Mountain.
“Theresa is a uniquely qualified and experienced government relations professional with an established track record on Capitol Hill and in Washington, D.C.,” said Ernest W. Cloutier, executive vice president, U.S. Federal, Security and Legal, Iron Mountain. “Her experience gives us a strong presence at the epicenter of the policy and decision-making affecting both our business and our customers. This hiring represents a significant investment that Iron Mountain is making on behalf of our customers, who rely on us to be the guardian of their information and assets, while ensuring they remain up to date with policy and regulatory changes.”
Pattara has spent the past 20 years of her career focused on public policy and compliance. She most recently served as the senior director of Public Policy and Advocacy for H&R Block, advising the company’s senior leadership on current and pending federal legislation and regulations. Along with her private sector experience, Pattara has held positions with the federal government as well, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance.
“I am very excited to lend my voice to help support Iron Mountain as the industry leader in public and private sector information management,” Pattara said. “Information management has never been more challenging for organizations of all kinds, and mining the value of information and maintaining its security and integrity have never been as crucial. For our customers and partners, Iron Mountain has set the standard for services and solutions to meet those stakes, and I look forward to continuing to maintain Iron Mountain’s place as their trusted partner for all their information management needs.”
Pattara holds a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, a bachelor of science in Accounting from the University of Scranton, and is a Certified Public Accountant.
About Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Incorporated® (NYSE: IRM) is the global leader in storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 220,000 organizations around the world, Iron Mountain’s real estate network comprises more than 85 million square feet across more than 1,400 facilities in 45 countries dedicated to protecting and preserving what matters most for its customers. Iron Mountain’s solutions portfolio includes records management, data management, document management, data centers, art storage and logistics, and secure shredding, helping organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and better use their information. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of information assets, including critical business documents, electronic information, medical data and cultural and historical artifacts. Visit www.ironmountain.com for more information.