B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
M.S., Business Administration, Washington University
Sarah Mayer is Senior Director, Architecture, Capabilities & Systems for Boeing Defense Space & Security Production Operations & Quality. She is responsible to ensure integrated capabilities and systems are provided utilizing an architecture that supports the global Boeing Defense Production System across all Boeing Defense Plants, Programs and Sites in the portfolio.
Previously, Sarah was the Senior Director of Strategy Design & Execution for IT Product Systems. In this role, Sarah had the responsibility for program management and technical excellence across the Product System solution lifecycle. She was also responsible for deploying the employee technical development strategy, introducing new technologies, deploying internal methods/tools, and solving top technical challenges. Prior to this position, Sarah was the Director of Affordability for the F/A-18 & EA-18 programs in Boeing Defense Global Strike Systems. Sarah has held a variety of positions since joining the company in 1988 including Chief Engineer for the F/A-18A/B/C/D programs, leadership of T-45 Business Development, and an assignment in Boeing’s Washington, D.C. office.
Sarah holds a master’s degree in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech. She is the Boeing Executive Focal for Virginia Tech. Sarah is also a member of the LaunchCode Board of Directors, a St Louis based non-profit providing opportunities to enter the field of technology by providing free tech education, job training and apprenticeship job placements.