Steven “Steve” Mahon is General Counsel for SAIC. As the company’s senior legal adviser, Steve has leadership and oversight responsibility for the legal, contracts, procurement, corporate secretary and risk management activities of the company. He is a member of SAIC’s executive leadership team and reports directly to the CEO.
Steve’s experience encompasses a broad spectrum of legal disciplines, including government contracting compliance, military justice, and corporate. Prior to joining SAIC in November 2015, Steve was Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary for MTS Systems Corp., a testing, hardware, software, and services company. Previously, Steve was Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) where he also was Chief Legal Officer and Contracts Vice President for ATK Aerospace Systems, a division of ATK.
Steve is a retired Colonel and served in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps from 1986 to 2012, where he practiced law in a variety of roles on active duty and in the U.S. Army Reserve. An Omaha, Nebraska native, Steven joined the U.S. Army as an Infantry Officer and transferred to the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. His final assignment was as the Judge Advocate (IMA) for U.S. Army Europe and V Corps.
Steve is a former board member of the Minnesota Opera, Creighton University College of Arts & Sciences Advisory, the Minneapolis St. Paul Salvation Army, the Park Square Theatre, the Citadel Advisory, and the St. Paul Area United Way.
Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and philosophy from Creighton University, and master’s degrees in international relations and strategic studies from Creighton University and the U.S Army War College respectively. He earned his J.D. degree from William Mitchell College of Law. He serves as a board member for Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit organization that provides emergency assistance to military families.
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