April 11, 2019: Ed Meehan has been hired as the Leader of Aerospace and Defense (A&D) at Guidehouse, a management consulting company. Company officials announced Meehan's hiring on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Meehan was most recently the Chief Operating Officer at Accenture Federal Services (AFS). Meehan worked at Accenture for twenty-seven years. Meehan is on the Board of Directors of The Women’s Center, a private, non-profit counseling and resource center that provides financial, career, legal and psychological support to women, men and families, regardless of ability to pay. Meehan received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Santa Clara University. Guidehouse debuted in July, 2018, as a spinoff of PricewaterhouseCoopers' U.S. Public Sector business, following its acquisition by an affiliate of private equity company Veritas Capital. The company has since hired several senior-level executives talent to work with Chief Executive Officer Scott McIntyre. Guidehouse officials have also hired former Constellis Holdings LLC and A-T Solutions, Inc. Chief Financial Officer Deborah Ricci to the same position at Guidehouse, and the company has hired the former Chief Performance Officer for the Michigan state government, Jeff Bankowski, as the Managing Director of its State and Local Government practice. Meehan said his new position focuses on generating new innovation in the government and commercial areas of A&D, particularly in areas such as supply chain costs.