Profiles in Diversity Journal Second Quarter 2022

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Lisa Atherton

President & Chief Executive Officer, Textron Systems

Where are they now...

Lisa Atherton, a Women Worth Watching® Award recipient in 2011, was named president and CEO of Textron Systems in 2017. Previously, Atherton held leadership positions with Bell Helicopter, including executive vice president, military business. Earlier in her career, she held leadership and tech roles with Textron and Scitor Corporation. Atherton holds a master’s degree from William & Mary Raymond A. Mason School of Business, as well as a bachelor’s degree in legal studies from the United States Air Force Academy.

2022 Second Quarter