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Dayton Business Journal Names the Who's Who in Aerospace and Defense in Dayton for 2017
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017

 


AFIT’s Chancellor, Dr. Todd Stewart, along with 11 alumni were named to the Dayton Business Journal’s Who's Who in Aerospace and Defense in Dayton for 2017.  The article can be read here.

From the DBJ website, “The list is presented in alphabetical order - they are not ranked - and includes the people who are the movers and shakers in those sectors, as well as some of the behind-the-scenes players who have a large amount of influence.

AFIT Alums who made the list include:

  • Mr. Dennis Andersh (MS Electrical Engineering, 1991), CEO, Wright State Applied Research Corp.
  • Mr. Kevin Buckley, SES (MS Systems Management, 1989 and BS Aeronautical Engineering, 1985), Program Executive Officer for AF Mobility Programs, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
  • Maj Gen William Cooley (PhD Applied Physics, 1997), Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Mr. Robert “Mark” Douglas (MS Logistics Management, 1984), Director of Transformation and Client Executive, Array Information Technology, Inc.
  • Brig Gen Greg Gutterman (MS Systems Management, 1993), Director, Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
  • Brig Gen James “Woody” Haywood, USAF, Ret (MS Systems Engineering, 1987), Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Dayton Office, Sierra Nevada Corp.
  • Col Bradley McDonald (MS Cost Analysis, 1998), 88th Air Base Wing Commander, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  • Col Martin O’Grady (MS Systems Engineering, 2006), Program Executive Officer for the Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Special Operations Forces Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
  • Col Elena Oberg (MS Systems Engineering, 2005, Distinguished Graduate), 88th Air Base Wing Vice Commander, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  • Maj Gen (S) John Pletcher (MS Cost Analysis, 1994), Director, Financial Management, Air Force Materiel Command
  • Mr. David Shahady (MS Research and Development Management, 2008), AF SBIR/STTR Program Manager, Air Force Research Laboratory