Peraton Appoints John Coleman as President of its Homeland Security Sector

Industry Leader in Homeland Security Mission Areas

HERNDON, VA — February 27, 2018 – Peraton has announced the appointment of John Coleman as president of its Homeland Security sector, effective March 5, 2018.

Bringing more than two decades of experience to the role, Coleman will have executive responsibility for the sector’s overall growth strategy and program execution. The Homeland Security sector provides industry-leading technology integration, engineering, logistics, and mission support services to customers throughout the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of State and other select federal civilian agencies. Key programs include the Transportation Security Administration’s Integrated Logistics Support program and the Customs and Border Protection agency’s Tethered Aerostat Radar System (TARS).

Peraton’s current health programs in the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Defense Health, and other agencies will remain within this sector.

Speaking about Coleman’s appointment, Peraton’s president and CEO, Stu Shea, said, “Homeland security represents a core market for Peraton and we are extremely excited to have someone of John’s caliber and background lead this sector.” Shea continued, “John’s extensive experience in program management, business management, and customer relations will be an asset to the company as we work diligently to support current and future homeland security customer missions.” Coleman joins Peraton from OMNIPLEX World Services where he served as president of its OMNISEC International Investigations unit. OMNISEC provides background investigation services for Intelligence Community and federal civilian agencies. There he managed a team of more than 2,000 cleared employees and contractors and was responsible for establishing strong senior customer relationships and improving program performance.

Prior to his role at OMNIPLEX, he was vice president of the Information and Mission Solutions business area of PAE National Security Solutions where he had responsibility for a portfolio primarily focused on DHS and Department of Justice customers.

Earlier in his career, he served in a variety of senior P&L, program, and business management roles, including vice president, Service Center Operations division at the former FCi Federal, Inc. and program director, USCIS Application Support Center Contract with Northrop Grumman’s former Technical Services sector.

Coleman earned his MBA and a bachelor’s of science degree in management from Clemson University and is a recognized industry leader in program start-ups and transitions, business management, and pricing expertise.


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