Mary Murphy has worked at Nanoracks LLC since July 2014. As the Senior Internal Payloads Manager, she oversees Account Managers, managing customer expectations and ensuring efficient use of Nanoracks and NASA resources.
She provides overall project coordination between stakeholders for all customer accounts. She coordinates with business development and financial staff to ensure contractual requirements flow down to payload integration activities. Mary serves as the primary interface between customers and NASA senior management as required. She also interfaces between customers and Nanoracks Operations, Flight Safety, Engineering and Avionics teams. To date, she has managed launch certification for over 150 payloads.
Mary has over 6 years of US government contracting experience (including workshops, labs, cleanrooms, and vehicles). Previously, Mary has worked as a Program Engineer and Project Manager at Advanced Technology Systems Company. She also served as a Teaching Fellow in Project Engineering and Manufacturing at the University of Maryland. In addition, Mary worked as an Assistant Project Manager and Bid Coordinator at Sun Control Systems. Mary holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland (2010) and the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from The Project Management Institute (2013).