Peraton appoints Alan Stewart as its Chief Financial Officer
(5 November 2018 - Peraton) Peraton has announced the appointment of Alan Stewart as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
In this role, Stewart will have executive responsibility for all elements of the company’s financial planning, accounting, government reporting, and auditing functions. He will also help to manage the company’s external audit and lender relationships.
Alan Stewart, Peraton’s Chief Financial Officer (courtesy: Peraton)
Peraton’s chairman, president and CEO, Stu Shea, said, “Over the last four decades Alan has built a strong reputation in our industry as a strategic business partner and critical thinker.” Shea continued, “Alan is the type of leader who sees over the horizon and understands the critical role the financial organization needs to play as Peraton continues to achieve its long-term customer and growth objectives.”
Stewart joins Peraton from Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. where he served as senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer. In that role he led all financial functions for the company. Prior to this role, Stewart served as chief financial officer for Vistronix, now a part of ASRC, where he helped lead the complex integration of six acquisitions onto a common financial system over a 20-month period leading to the sale to ASRC. Earlier in his career he held chief financial officer roles at Oceus Networks, Inc., ICF International, DataZen Corporation, Blackboard, Inc., and Deltek Systems, Inc. He began his career as a senior accountant with Touche Ross & Co.
A certified public accountant, Stewart earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University. He formerly served as a board member of the National Capital Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth.
Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. As a trusted provider of highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber, defense, electronic warfare, homeland security, and secure communications capabilities, Peraton is a critical partner to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and select federal agencies and commercial entities. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, the company employs approximately 3,500 people across the U.S. and Canada.