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Matthew McQueen
Corporate Director
Government Relations
Northrop Grumman Corporation


Matt McQueen serves as Corporate Director of Government Relations for Northrop Grumman Corporation. In this capacity he acts as the corporation's primary liaison to state and local governments as well as representing the company's Civilian Federal policy and legislative interests to the United States' Congress.

Before his appointment to Northrop Grumman's Corporate Office, Matt spent over a decade with the company's Information Systems sector where he was most recently Vice President and Sector Director, Government and Industry Relations, within its Washington Operations organization. In this role, he was responsible for leading all government relations activities in support of the sector's civilian agencies and state and local government businesses. Prior to that assignment, he held management positions in government relations, business development, and market development within Northrop Grumman's Commercial, State and Local group and Civilian Agencies group, each of which had more than $1B in annual revenue. He began his career as an international policy analyst for Bank Austria in Vienna, Austria.

Matt holds a BA in International Relations from the College of Wooster and a master's degree in Organizational Science and Management from The George Washington University where he was named a 2001 Graduate Fellow in Organizational Management.

He has been active in local and national politics for more than fifteen years, advising many campaigns on domestic and regional policy issues. In 2009, he received a gubernatorial appointment to serve as the Consumer Representative to the Commonwealth of Virginia's Motor Vehicle Dealer Board. He is a 2011 graduate of LEAD VIRGINIA and serves on the board of directors of many industry and community organizations, including: LEAD VIRGINIA, Celebrate Fairfax! Inc., the American Cancer Society - Executive Business Council (National Capitol Region), Computer C.O.R.E., TechAmerica Public Sector SLG, the Northern Virginia Technology Council's TechPAC Board of Trustees, the Lorton Arts Foundation, the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, the California VetFund Foundation, and The Cashel Group, LLC.

A native of Pennsylvania, he and his wife Laura have one son, Aidan, and currently reside in Alexandria, Virginia.