HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peraton CEO Stu Shea has promoted Laurie Foglesong to the position of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).
Foglesong has more than 20 years’ experience in human resources (HR), most recently serving as an HR Director for Harris Corporation. She was an integral leader in the transition of its legacy Government IT Services business. Previously, she led HR for other government contracting and tech-centric companies, including Engineering Management & Integration, Ariel Research Corporation, and Advanced Switching Communication.
“I can think of no better person to lead Peraton’s human resources strategy – including such critical needs as talent acquisition, talent development, and employee engagement – than Laurie,” said Shea. “She knows our business and understands our people.”
Foglesong holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Virginia Tech, and an MBA in HR Management from George Washington University. In addition, she earned Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification from the HR Certification Institute and the SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber/SIGINT, defense, homeland security, electronic warfare and secure communications solutions, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations capabilities, including software systems development, offensive and defense cyber operations, modeling & simulation, mission management, and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada.