Michele A. Evans

Executive Vice President, Aeronautics


Michele A. Evans is the executive vice president of the Aeronautics business area for Lockheed Martin Corporation. Aeronautics is a more than $20 billion enterprise employing approximately 25,000 people.

The Aeronautics portfolio features fifth-generation tactical aircraft, air mobility, unmanned and intelligence/surveillance/reconnaissance platforms, including the F-35, F-22, F-16, C-130; as well as Advanced Development Programs at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works®.

Ms. Evans is also actively involved in Lockheed Martin’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, serving as the executive sponsor for the Women’s Impact Network and Leadership Forum.

With more than 32 years of experience in the defense and aerospace industry, she has led a significant number of programs in support of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy; as well as for commercial and international military customers. Previously, she was deputy executive vice president for Aeronautics, leading the full portfolio of Aeronautics’ lines of business and platforms.

Ms. Evans has held positions of increasing responsibility throughout the corporation. At Lockheed Martin’s Rotary and Missions Systems business area, she served as vice president and general manager of the Integrated Warfare Systems & Sensors line of business; as well as vice president for C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) and the Undersea line of business. She was also Vice President for Business Development and Strategy for the Mission Systems & Training organization. Throughout her career, she has been responsible for multiple platform programs including the A-10 weapons system, as well as avionics programs on the C-130 and F-35, and served as the executive manager on multiple domestic and international campaign wins.

Ms. Evans graduated magna cum laude from Clarkson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. She serves on the board of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and is a member of Clarkson’s Coulter School of Engineering Advisory Board.

Last Updated: 3/11/2019