Dr. Katherine A. Stevens was the Director, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. In that position she oversaw an annual budget of more than $450 million to support Air Force acquisition and sustainment. According to her Linkedin profile she left in 2013 to become a general manager for General Electric (GE) Aviation.
The year she joined the company General Electric received nearly $2.3 billion in Department of Defense contracts
Director, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory,
Air Force Research Laboratory
General Manager, Materials and Process Engineering Department for GE Aviation,