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Thomas (Tom) E. McCabe

Thomas E. McCabe

Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary

Thomas (Tom) E. McCabe is senior vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer and corporate secretary of BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT).

Prior to joining BWXT, Mr. McCabe served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary at Orbital ATK, Inc. from 2014 through its sale to Northrup Grumman in 2018. He was also senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at Alion Science and Technology Corporation from 2010 to 2014.

Mr. McCabe has more than 30 years of legal and business experience, including executive positions at Braintech, XM Satellite Radio, MicroBanx Systems, COBIS Corporation and GRC International. Earlier in his career, he was an attorney in private practice and a law clerk for Judge Charles R. Richey at the United States District Court in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Arts in English before earning his Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.

In 2018, Mr. McCabe was named Outstanding Chief Legal Officer of the Year by the Association of Corporate Counsel’s National Capital Region Chapter. He is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, and a Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors. He also serves on the board of directors for Youth Leadership Foundation, a non-profit organization providing academic and leadership mentoring for economically disadvantaged middle and high school students.