John Coleman promoted to head of Peraton Citizen Safety and Public Services; Stu Shea quoted

John Colman was elevated to the post of President of Peratonit is citizen security and public services commercial branch.

Former president of the company’s defense and homeland security division, Coleman is now expected to lead Peraton’s program operations and growth strategies and ensure its technology efforts anticipate customer needs, the Herndon, Va.-based company said Wednesday.

Stu SheaChairman, President and CEO of Peraton and six times Wash100 Price winner, pointed to Coleman’s understanding of program management, business management and customer relations as key factors in determining the leader’s promotion.

As president of the CS&PS sector – a position he has already held for six months on an interim basis – Coleman has taken charge of a team of more than 3,500 people to serve a global clientele. He and the team will continue to navigate and work under ongoing contracts with the Departments of Homeland Security, State and Labor, the United States Senate as well as various state and local awards. Coleman is also expected to build on the company’s fiscal 2021 growth and grab some significant new business.

Throughout his career, Coleman has held a number of high-level P&L, program, and business management positions, such as Vice President of the Service Center Operations Branch at FCi Federal and program director leading the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Application Support Center contract. at Northrop Grumman.

Additionally, Coleman worked as Vice President of Information and Mission Solutions at PAE National Security Solutions, where he liaised with DHS and Department of Justice clientele. In his last role before joining Peraton four years ago, Coleman was president of the Global Services International Investigations Unit at OMNIPLEX, commanding a team of more than 2,000 people handling classified documents.

The newly promoted executive shared his gratitude for taking on the responsibilities of his new job, adding “This team consistently proves that it can fulfill our clients’ important assignments, and I look forward to expanding our partnerships with new and existing.”

Coleman’s appointment follows Peraton’s May hiring of Andrew Hallman as vice president of national security strategy and integration.