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M. Peter Sirh
Executive Vice President
Mythics, Inc.


Peter Sirh is Executive Vice President of Mythics, Inc., a Virginia Beach headquartered information technology small business. Mythics is a full service IT solutions provider and an award winning Oracle Partner Network Platnium partner doing business with the federal government, state and local governments, and commercial entities.

Previously, Mr. Sirh co-founded Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT) of Arlington, Virginia, a information technology small business providing IT services and solutions to the federal government and commercial customers. At IDT, Mr. Sirh served as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel where he oversaw company formation, operations, contracts, legal matters, and compliance.

Before IDT, Mr. Sirh was a partner with the Washington, DC law firm Patton Boggs LLP. At Patton Boggs, he counseled domestic and multi-national corporations as well as trade associations, municipal government entities, and universities on matters involving the federal government.

Prior to joining Patton Boggs, Mr. Sirh served as the Majority Staff Director for the U.S. House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight and as chief of staff to former U.S. Congressman Tom Davis (VA-11th).

During his tenure on Capitol Hill, Mr. Sirh was the senior staffer on the District of Columbia Subcommittee. He was instrumental in the closure of the DC Lorton Correctional Complex in Lorton, Virginia and the transfer of title of the land to Fairfax County, Virginia. He also worked to implement the District of Columbia Control Board Act, the District of Columbia Revitalization Act, and the District of Columbia College Access Act. Other legislation he has worked on include the Y2K Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), the Critical Infrastructure Information Act, the National Security Personnel System (NSPS), and the Postal Civil Service Retirement System Act of 2003.

Mr. Sirh also served as Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), a member of the House Majority Leadership.

In 2003, Mr. Sirh became Staff Director of the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee. As full Committee Staff Director, Mr. Sirh directed over 70 congressional staffers and crafted the Committee's wide-ranging agenda for the 108th Congress. Areas of jurisdiction he worked on included government contracting and procurement reform, technology policy, human capital management, the postal service, matters affecting the District of Columbia, and Congressional investigations.

Mr. Sirh worked as director of Congressional and public affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Sirh has also served as the U.S. House representative to the National Capitol Planning Commission, which oversees regional planning issues, including the development of the MCI Center (Verizon Center), the World War II Memorial, and the New Washington Convention Center. He has been a member of the Fairfax County Criminal Justice Advisory Board for the Sully District. Mr. Sirh is a life-long resident of Fairfax County and graduated from Bishop O'Connell High School in Arlington, Virginia. He received his J.D. from California Western School of Law and his B.A. from George Mason University. He is a member of the District of Columbia bar, the Virginia bar, and admitted to the US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.