Peter McGrath is the Global Sales & Marketing Director for Space Exploration, a division of Boeing Defense, Space & Security at The Boeing Company. He is responsible for leading the business development team in shaping, extending, and capturing business in support of human space exploration missions.
Prior to joining Space Exploration in July 2010, he was the program manager for the Army’s Brigade Combat Team Modernization (BCTM) Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) program and led the capture and program startup of the fixed price production contract for BCTM. He returned to this position in October 2009 after originally functioning as the program manager for the initial LRIP proposal efforts in 2007/2008 and serving under the Production organization supporting Non Line-of-Sight Cannon (NLOS-C) Special Interest Program proposal and the core development program restructure activities.
Before working on the BCTM program, McGrath was the senior manager of Business Development for the Space Based Space Surveillance (SBSS) program and Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Programs. His responsibilities encompassed supporting the program manager and the Air Force in restructuring the program, implementing program best practices, supporting user community and Capitol hill briefings, and creating solutions to expand the capabilities of the existing program to support mission area requirements.
McGrath background covers more than 21 years in related DoD, NASA, and commercial businesses. McGrath holds a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California and two master’s degrees in Aerospace Structures/Composites from California State University, Long Beach and in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Southern California.