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Kelly Garehime

Chief People Officer

Kelly Garehime is Sierra Space’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Ethics Officer, and Corporate Secretary, heading all of the company’s global legal affairs.

Kelly’s focus at Sierra Space, in addition to leading the company’s in-house legal team, is on providing Board and Executive level counseling related to commercial space and government and commercial contracting with a focus on strategy, intellectual property, corporate governance, contract, supply chain, litigation, ethics, global trade and security matters.

Prior to joining Sierra Space in the summer of 2021, Kelly amassed extensive experience as Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for United Launch Alliance (ULA) where she played a key role in negotiation of launch contracts for private and governmental entities and leading business transformation into commercial markets.

Kelly was also part of the team that was awarded the primary position for the U.S. Space Force Phase 2 launch vehicle contract. Previously, Kelly was a Senior Managing Associate, specializing in government contracts, for the world’s largest law firm, Dentons. 

Kelly holds a Doctor of Law (J.D.) from the University of Denver, Strum College of Law and a BSBA in Finance, from the University of Denver.