Gary Wentz to Lead ULA Government, Commercial Programs in VP Role

Gary Wentz

Gary Wentz, formerly vice president of human and commercial systems at United Launch Alliance, has been appointed VP of government and commercial programs.

He will oversee ULA’s efforts to help customers manage programs and missions, integrate hardware and launch space missions in his new position, the Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture said Wednesday.

Wentz will also lead a team working on the rocket designed for Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner capsule.

Before ULA, he led space transportation company Stratolaunch Systems as CEO and led the establishment of air-launch technology manufacturing and assembly facilities in Mojave, California.

He previously served as a NASA senior executive focused on various projects related to space shuttles and laboratories, the Orbital Space Program and the International Space Station.

Wentz holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering and a master’s degree in engineering management from University of Central Florida.

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