Despite their diverse backgrounds, DRS employees all have one thing in common: they have built their careers — and their lives — serving our country, our employees and our customers.
|7/7/2015 11:13:55 PM||
William J. Lynn III
Chief Executive Officer, Leonardo DRS
William J. “Bill” Lynn III is the Chief Executive Officer of Leonardo North America and DRS Technologies, Inc. Leonardo. Prior to joining DRS in January 2012, Mr. Lynn served as the 30th United States Deputy Secretary of Defense from 2009 until 2011. Serving under Secretaries Robert Gates and Leon Panetta, he managed three million personnel and oversaw an annual budget of $700 billion. He also personally led the Department's efforts in cybersecurity, space strategy and energy policy.
|7/2/2015 8:23:19 PM||
Sandra L. Hodgkinson
Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Chief of Staff
Sandra L. “Sandy” Hodgkinson is the Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning and Chief of Staff at Leonardo North America and Leonardo DRS. In this role, she is Chief of Staff to the CEO, and leads the development and execution of the DRS annual strategic plan working closely with the CEO, COO, CFO, business units, and Leonardo leadership. Ms. Hodgkinson is also Secretary of the Leonardo North America Steering Committee, which guides and focuses strategy and business pursuits for all of Leonardo’s divisions in North America, and DRS’ Sustainability Ambassador for Leonardo.
|7/2/2015 8:23:31 PM||
Terence J. Murphy
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Terence J. Murphy joined DRS Technologies in 2001 and has held a variety of positions within DRS prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Murphy has more than 25 years of experience in the aerospace and defense industry with diverse experience in direct P&L and operational responsibility, general management, product development, program management and product design. Most recently, Mr. Murphy served as President of the DRS Network and Imaging Systems (NIS) Group focused on the convergence of network, computing and imaging systems for military and commercial markets. Prior to that position within DRS, Mr. Murphy served in multiple executive roles of increasing responsibility including President of the Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition (RSTA) Group, Vice President and General Manager of the Infrared Technologies Division and Vice President of Technical Operations for the RSTA business unit. Prior to joining DRS, Mr. Murphy worked for Texas Instruments and Motorola in a variety of management and product design positions.
|7/2/2015 8:22:18 PM||
Mark A. Dorfman
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
In his role as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Mr. Dorfman regularly provides advice and counsel to the Board of Directors and executive management of the company on legal and business matters. He chairs the company's Oversight Committee and is responsible for the company's legal and regulatory affairs, ethics and compliance programs and corporate governance activities.
|7/2/2015 8:22:31 PM||
Steven J. Cortese
Executive Vice President, Washington Operations
Steve Cortese is the Executive Vice President for Washington Operations at Leonardo DRS. The Washington Operations function is responsible for U.S. Government relations, legislative affairs, international business strategy and corporate planning for DRS. As part of Leonardo North America, Steve and the Washington Operations team support shared services agreements with the Leonardo companies in North America.
|4/2/2017 5:35:17 PM||
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Michael Dippold is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for DRS Technologies. Mr. Dippold was appointed to his current position on January 1, 2017. As the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Mr. Dippold is responsible for overseeing DRS’s financial activities and operations, controllership, treasury functions, and economic and business related strategies.
|11/29/2016 12:04:34 PM||
Roger N. Sexauer
Executive Vice President, Corporate Business Development
Roger N. Sexauer is Executive Vice President of corporate Business Development. He leads a team of highly skilled business development professionals that partner with the seven DRS lines of businesses to identify, cultivate and pursue new business opportunities in the U.S. market and internationally.
|7/2/2015 8:21:54 PM||
Tami E. Gesiskie
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Tami E. Gesiskie is the Senior Vice President, Human Resources providing human resources strategy, leadership, and program direction for the Company. She focuses on strategy and solutions in the areas of talent acquisition, development and training, employee engagement, compensation and rewards, benefits rewards, retention activities, performance management, human resources information systems, labor and employee relations. Ms. Gesiskie has almost 30 years of human resources management experience. She joined DRS in 1993 as part of the Technology Applications & Service Company acquisition. During her tenure at DRS, she has held positions of increasing authority, and was a segment and group operations Vice President of Human Resources for a many of the operating companies within DRS.
|7/2/2015 8:22:07 PM||
Joseph P. Militano
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications
Joseph Militano is Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications for Leonardo North America and Leonardo DRS. DRS is the U.S.-based subsidiary of Italian aerospace and defense group Leonardo S.p.A and a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense prime contractors worldwide. Leonardo North America is the marketing organization on the continent that supports sales of the company’s brands, including AgustaWestland helicopters, AleniaAermacchi aircraft, Selex defense electronics and Oto Melara naval and ground force guns. Mr. Militano is responsible for all aspects of public affairs and communications, including media relations, marketing communications, advertising, organizational communications, executive support and the company’s philanthropic and community outreach programs, including support to wounded warriors and their families.
|11/28/2016 10:45:24 PM||
Sally A. Wallace
Vice President and General Manager, Naval Power
Sally A.Wallace is the acting Vice President and General Manager for the Naval Power line of business, and has more than 20 years’ experience, in roles of increasing responsibility, within the defense industry. Most recently, Sally had the position of President of the C4ISR Group within DRS. Prior to her appointment, Sally served as the Vice President of Business Operations for DRS Maritime and Combat Support Systems Group, as well as the Vice President and General Manager of DRS Power and Control Technologies.
|11/28/2016 10:59:05 PM||
Vice President and General Manager, Naval Electronics
Patrick Marion is the Vice President and General Manager for our Naval Electronics line of business, bringing more than three decades of defense industry experience to the role. Patrick began with DRS in 2003 as the Vice President and General Manager of the Laurel Technologies business. In 2005 he took responsibility for the DRS business in Largo, Florida, which formed the core for the DRS Build-to-Print (BTP) business that became the DRS Maritime Systems and Services (MSS) division in 2013.
|11/28/2016 10:57:35 PM||
Vice President and General Manager, Airborne & Intelligence Systems
Larry Ezell is the Vice President and General Manager of DRS’s Airborne & Intelligence Systems line of business. He has been with DRS for more than 16 years, serving in a variety of positions, including Vice President and General Manager of Environmental Systems, Inc., and Training and Control Systems LLC and P&L roles with Combat Vehicles, Control Systems, and Production Services.
|5/16/2017 4:15:03 PM||
Vice President and General Manager, Land Systems
Aaron Hankins is the Vice President and General Manager of DRS’ Land Systems line of business. The business offers a broad range of military products and integrated systems in the areas of reconnaissance and surveillance, survivability and lethality, and heavy manufacturing assembly/maintenance of both manned and unmanned ground platforms. Aaron joined DRS in 2004, and previously held leadership roles of increasing responsibility, including Senior Program Manager, Director of Programs, Vice President of Programs, Vice President and Site Manager, and Vice President and General Manager of DRS’ Advanced Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance business unit.
Prior to joining DRS, Aaron spent 10 years with The Boeing Company as a Systems Engineer and Flight Test Engineer on various F/A-18 programs. During his tenure with Boeing, Aaron also served as an United States Marine Corps (USMC) Captain during a one-month deployment with MCAS Beaufort’s VMFA (AW)-332 squadron, in support of the first operational use of the F/A-18D Advanced Tactical Air Reconnaissance System (ATARS), as part of Operation Allied Force.
Aaron holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering degree from Missouri University of Science & Technology.
|11/28/2016 10:54:53 PM||
Vice President and General Manager, Electro-Optical & Infrared Systems
Shawn Black is the Vice President and General Manager of the Electro-Optical & Infrared Systems line of business, after serving as the Vice President and General Manager of our Infrared Sensors & Systems business. Shawn came to DRS in 2003 and has held leadership positions of increasing responsibility during his tenure; including Vice President of Defense Electro-Optical & Infrared (EO / IR) Systems, Vice President of Ground Vehicle EO / IR Systems, Vice President of Business Development for Environmental Systems, and Director of Border Security & Force Protection Programs.
|11/28/2016 10:51:56 PM||
Vice President and General Manager, Land Electronics
Jerry Hathaway is the Vice President and General Manager for the Land Electronics line of business. Prior to this appointment, he held several positions at DRS including Vice President and General Manager for Network Computing and Test Solutions (NCTS) and Vice President of Engineering for the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Group.
|11/28/2016 10:49:26 PM||
Vice President and General Manager, Global Communications & Security
Jim Scott is the Vice President and General Manager for the Global Communications & Security line of business. Prior to this appointment, he was President of DRS’ Global Enterprise Solutions (GES) business group, as well as Vice President and General Manager for the Global Enterprise Solutions unit of the Aviation, Communications and Homeland Security (ACHS) group. In these capacities, Jim applied his leadership to provide a variety of solutions to U.S. and International Defense, Intelligence, Special Operations, and Federal/Civil Agencies, including Satellite Communications, IT and Network Solutions, IA/Cyber Security, Electronic Security and Access Control, and Aviation Maintenance.
|2/2/2017 4:12:28 PM||
Dr. Timothy Day
Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer and Chairman of the Board, Daylight Solutions, Inc.
Dr. Timothy Day is a cofounder of Daylight Solutions (EST 2004) and serves as the CEO and CTO for the company. Daylight Solutions is an advanced manufacturer of molecular detection and imaging products, serving markets that include Industrial Process Control, Medical Diagnostics and Defense and Security using Mid IR lasers and sensor systems. Dr. Day concurrently serves as the executive manager for Daylight Defense, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daylight Solutions, established to serve the Defense and Security markets. While at Daylight Defense, he and his team have introduced a number of EO/IR products that serve the U.S. military in areas such as directed infrared countermeasures, stand-off detection of explosives, laser aiming/designating, combat ID, free-space secure communications and other applications.