United Airlines Names Terri Fariello Head of Government Affairs

United Airlines announced Terri Fariello has been named Senior Vice President, Government Affairs. Based in Washington, D.C., she will lead the company's federal, state and local government engagement. Her new role is effective August 14 and she will report to Brett Hart, United's EVP, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel.

Fariello joins United from ExxonMobil where she served as Vice President of the company's Washington, D.C. office. Prior to ExxonMobil, Fariello worked at the United States Department of Energy, Occidental Petroleum Corporation and held roles at various congressional offices.

Fariello holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from George Washington University, a Juris doctor degree from George Mason University School of Law and a master of laws degree in international and comparative law from the Georgetown University Law Center. Fariello is also a board member for a number of organizations including the Humane Rescue Alliance, the Business Council for International Understanding, the Executive Council on Diplomacy and the Close-Up Foundation.