Intro

Luke Gill - Partner

imageForty five years Aerospace and Defense executive level experience in six companies plus diverse leadership positions in a 25 year Air Force career.

  • Turn-around specialist with focus on team building
  • Strategic planning, supply chain management and customer relationship management expert
  • Created synergies between departments in numerous corporations
  • Directed highly successful process improvement initiatives

Experience:

  • Founded consulting firm with focus on strategic planning, business development and process improvement.
  • Executive Vice President focused on increasing customer base of a process improvement firm operating across multiple industries.
  • As Vice President at the most successful airline in aviation history, directed positive change management initiatives which revolutionized maintenance processes, automation, strategic planning and financial planning.
  • Served in multiple executive positions in three major airlines.
  • Recruited for an executive leadership position by a major OEM resulting in winning the proposal for the largest, most complex aviation program ever awarded by the Department of Defense.
  • Twenty-five years of diverse leadership and staff positions in the United States Air Force.

Positions:

  • The Boulder Group, Boulder, CO, Partner
  • G Squared Limited, Fort Worth, TX, President
  • Thomas Group Inc., Dallas, TX, EVP
  • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co, Fort Worth, TX, VP Product Support and VP Logistics and Sustainment, Joint Strike Fighter
  • Southwest Airlines, Dallas, TX, VP Maintenance and Engineering
  • Northwest Airlines, Eagan, MN Director of Maintenance
  • Continental Airlines, Houston, TX, Senior Director of Maintenance
  • San Antonio Air Logistics Center, San Antonio, TX, Director of Maintenance (EVP Operations)
  • 49th Tactical Fighter Wing, Tucson, AZ, Deputy Commander for Maintenance (VP)

Education/Qualifications:

  • MA, Management, Webster University
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
  • Member of numerous industry Advisory Boards
  • Distinguished Alumni, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh