Stephen C. Peranich


Stephen C. Peranich is a member of Blank Rome's Severe Weather Emergency Recovery Team.

Stephen C. Peranich brings more than 20 years of experience working in the House of Representatives to Blank Rome Government Relations.

Mr. Peranich served as chief of staff and primary advisor to the Office of Congressman Gene Taylor (D-MS), where he worked on developing and implementing policy objectives, strategies, and operating plans for Congressman Taylor. He was responsible for leading the staff in the post-Hurricane Katrina recovery processes and coordinating all activities for the Congressman with the House of Representatives' Leadership, Committee offices, and the Congressional Member Organizations.

Prior to serving as chief of staff, Mr. Peranich worked as the legislative director for Congressman Taylor. Mr. Peranich established the legislative agenda and program, prepared legislation, provided briefing on legislative matters, and managed and directed the legislative staff for the Congressman.

During his tenure in the House of Representatives, Mr. Peranich also served as the lead staff member assisting Congressman Taylor in his capacity as a member of the House Committee on Armed Services and Merchant Marine and Fisheries, the Coast Guard Caucus, the National Guard and Reserve Components Caucus, and the Shipbuilding Caucus.

Mr. Peranich received his masters in national security and strategic studies at the Naval War College in Rhode Island.



  • U.S. Naval War College, MA
  • University of Southern Mississippi, BS