AIP Officers

Chief Executive Officer
mmoloney [at]
+1 301-209-3131

Michael H. Moloney is the ninth CEO of the American Institute of Physics. Previously he was the Director for Space and Aeronautics at the Space Studies Board (SSB) and the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board (ASEB) of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. He has served as a study director at the National Materials Advisory Board; the Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design; the Center for Economic, Governance, and International Studies; and the Board on Physics and Astronomy.

Deputy Executive Officer
smackwell [at]
+1 301-209-3172

Stephen Mackwell joined the American Institute of Physics on February 1, 2019 as the Deputy Executive Officer. Previously he was the Corporate Director, Science Programs at the Universities Space Research Association (USRA). He has held several professorships at Rice University, Universitaet Bayreuth, Pennsylvania State University, and Cornell University.

Chief Financial Officer
gswartz [at]
+1 301-209-3020

Catherine "Gigi" Swartz was elected Chief Financial Officer for AIP in June 2013. She joined AIP as the Assistant Treasurer in 1998 and was promoted to Controller and Assistant Treasurer in 2000. Gigi earned her MBA in finance from The George Washington University.