Jennifer C. McGarey was appointed to the NVCC Board by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors in 2013. She also serves on the NVCC Foundation Board. She is the Corporate Vice President and Secretary at Northrop Grumman Corporation. At Northrop Grumman, Ms. McGarey is responsible for day-to-day corporate governance, securities compliance, and maintenance of the company’s US and international subsidiaries. Ms. McGarey previously served as the General Counsel and Secretary of RCN Corporation, where she was also Vice President, Human Resources and Vice President and Compliance Officer. Prior to that, Ms. McGarey served as Vice President and Corporate Secretary for MCI Corporation, and as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary for US Airways.
Ms. McGarey is a member of the state bars of Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Ms. McGarey serves on the Board of Directors for Pathway Homes, and on the advisory committee of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Society for Corporate Governance.
Ms. McGarey earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the College of William and Mary and a juris doctor degree from the University of Virginia.