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Executive Profile: Joanne Maguire of Lockheed Martin

Joanne MaguireJoanne Maguire serves as executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company business area and as an officer of Lockheed Martin Corporation. She was also recently named the advisory council chair of the Rocky Mountain United Service Organizations.

Maguire took on her current role in 2006 after having served as vice president and deputy of SSC. In that position, she assisted the executive vice president of space systems with the full range of general management duties.

Maguire joined Lockheed Martin in 2003, serving initially as the company’s vice president of special programs. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, she worked at the TRW’s Space & Electronics sector, now Northrop Grumman Space Technology. There, she held various positions from  engineering analyst to vice president and deputy to the sector’s CEO. She participated in missions spanning national security, civil and international space, and provided leadership of programs as well as engineering, advanced technology, manufacturing and business development functions.

Maguire serves on the board of directors for United Launch Alliance, a Lockheed Martin joint venture. She also serves on the boards of Space Foundation and INROADS.

In 2008, Maguire was named one of the Top 50 Women in Technology by Corporate Board Member magazine. In 2006, 2007 and 2008, Maguire was listed on Fortune magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Industry. She also was awarded the 1999 Outstanding Leadership Award by Women in Aerospace for her leadership contributions on various space programs, and for being a role model of exceptional performance, mentoring, and support to the career advancement of others.

Maguire earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Michigan State University, and a master’s degree in engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Maguire is a graduate of the executive program in management at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and completed the Harvard Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security.

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