Glenn McKeown Named Aerospace's New General Counsel

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2022 – The Aerospace Corporation (Aerospace) has selected Glenn McKeown as the company’s new senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. From Aerospace’s D.C. area offices, McKeown will serve as an advisor to Aerospace leadership and its Board of Trustees, while also leading the Office of the General Counsel as it carries out its functions spanning legal, ethics, licensing and patents, internal audits and corporate quality management.

“Glenn’s extensive experience with national laboratories and research organizations, along with his broad legal background, make him an excellent fit for Aerospace,” said Steve Isakowitz, Aerospace’s president and CEO. “At a time of great change across the space domain, Glenn will help ensure Aerospace is well positioned to deliver on our critical mission while upholding our legal and ethical responsibilities to our government partners.”

McKeown served as general counsel at Argonne National Laboratory, a Department of Energy laboratory operated by The University of Chicago, beginning in 2017, providing legal counsel and management across intellectual property; labor and employment; procurement; and environmental, safety, security, and health. Prior to that, he served as associate general counsel at the University of Chicago for 15 years, and supported the University’s role as manager and operator of two national laboratories.

In additional officer news, senior vice president Ed Swallow will take on additional responsibilities at Aerospace, expanding his duties as CFO to also become Chief Operating Officer of the organization. This change takes effect Oct. 1.


About The Aerospace Corporation

The Aerospace Corporation is a national nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has more than 4,600 employees. With major locations in El Segundo, California; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the Washington, D.C. region, Aerospace addresses complex problems across the space enterprise and other areas of national and international significance through agility, innovation, and objective technical leadership. For more information, visit Follow us on X: @AerospaceCorp.


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