Lockheed Martin's Stephanie C. Hill Honored With Women of Color STEM Career Achievement Award
ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 15, 2012 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] is proud to announce that Stephanie C. Hill, president of the company's Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS)–Civil product line, was honored for "career achievement in industry" during the 17th annual Women of Color Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) conference.
The conference held in Dallas celebrates the significant achievements of women of color in scientific and technical careers. Hill is among 37 Lockheed Martin employees who are being recognized during the international forum.
"Stephanie is a true leader throughout our Corporation, industry and community," said IS&GS Executive Vice President Linda Gooden. "Stephanie's drive for excellence, career achievements and dedicated advocacy for STEM education inspire both employees and the workforce of tomorrow to reach new heights. We are proud that she is being recognized for the profound impact that she has made on so many."
As IS&GS-Civil President, Hill leads approximately 10,000 employees who are responsible for a wide array of information technology systems and services in areas such as information and cyber security, finance, transportation, citizen protection, energy, health care and space exploration. The business serves various nondefense U.S. government agencies, international governments and regulated commercial industries.
Hill joined Lockheed Martin in 1987 as a software engineer and assumed positions of increasing responsibility. She previously served as vice president of Corporate Internal Audit and vice president and general manager of the Electronic Systems-Mission Systems & Sensors, Baltimore site, with a diverse portfolio including Army and Navy launching systems, Coast Guard air and surface systems, Army persistent threat detection systems, laser and sensor systems and ship automation.
Hill, a Baltimore native, graduated with high honors from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, with a Bachelor of Science degree in both Computer Science and Economics. She is an active board member of the Greater Baltimore Committee and the Maryland Business Roundtable. Hill also serves on the TechAmerica Public Sector Board of Directors and the RTCA NextGen Advisory Committee, which develops recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration regarding its modernization of the National Airspace System. A staunch advocate for engendering the next generation to pursue STEM education and careers, she served on the Maryland governor's STEM Task Force in 2009 and continues to mentor STEM youth.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 120,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation's net sales for 2011 were $46.5 billion.