Eighteen Lockheed Martin Employees Recognized At 2007 Black Engineer Of The Year Conference
Bethesda, MD, 26-FEB-07 -- Eighteen Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] employees were honored during the recent Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) National Conference in Baltimore, Md.
Paul Engola, director of program management for Lockheed Martin’s Space Systems Company in Denver, Colo., was awarded the President’s Award at the BEYA Gala. The President’s Award recognizes accomplishments by individuals that result in high merit, broad effect on people in many disciplines and value to society as a whole.
Also, engineers Jeremy L. Harrison and Jarrell T. Hutton received Special Recognition Awards. The Special Recognition Awards are given to individuals whose achievements and contributions to the industry were highly notable.
Fifteen other Lockheed Martin engineering professionals were named Modern Day Technical Leaders. These include Gregory Antoine, Fort Worth, Tex.; Timothy King, Palmdale, Cal.; Julius Berry, Orlando, Fla.; Matthew Brown, Moorestown, N.J.; Robin Cornish, Annapolis Junction, Md.; Dwayne Hickman, Jr., Sunnyvale, Cal.; Scott Middleton, Colorado Springs, Col.; Shaun Morris, Goodyear, Az.; Sheldon Thomas, Gaithersburg, Md.; Vijay Williams, Columbia, Md.; Tamara Billups, Denver, Col.; Erika Marshall, Baltimore, Md; Carl Tinsley, III, Manassas, Va.; Damali Ankoanda-King, Moorestown, NJ; and Rhonda Long, Fairfax, Va.
“I would like to congratulate each of Lockheed Martin’s award winners as well as all the honorees for their commitment to excellence and for serving as inspirations to others,” said Bob Stevens, Chairman, President and CEO of Lockheed Martin. “We also salute the Black Engineer of the Year conference for raising public awareness and interest for careers in science, technology and engineering with a premier event featuring the best and brightest in these fields.”
The Black Engineer of the Year Award Conference is celebrating its 21st year of providing an invaluable tool to recognize outstanding achievement of African-Americans in science, engineering, mathematics and technology fields. Lockheed Martin has co-hosted this conference and awards ceremony for more than 11 years. The conference also serves as a venue to attract and retain talent and gives participants the ability to learn and network among the best and brightest technology minds in the country.
The awards are chosen by an industry-wide selection panel comprised of professionals and leaders in science, engineering and technology, representing a cross section of industry, academia and government sectors.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.