Shan Cooper is Vice President of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company and General Manager of the company’s Marietta, Ga., facility. She is also responsible for the company’s subassembly sites in Meridian, Miss., and Clarksburg, W.Va. In addition, she serves as the company’s Vice President of Business Ethics.
She has received the Women of Color in Technology Corporate Responsibility Award and the YWCA Tribute to Women of Achievement. She was named to Diversity MBA Magazine’s 2009 Top 100 Under 50 Executives and as one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s Most Influential Georgians in 2012 and 2013. She also received the 2013 Pioneer Award from US Black Engineer & Information Technology Magazine.
Cooper is the 2014 Chair of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education. She sits on the executive boards of the Boy Scouts of America Atlanta Area Council and the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce, among others. She is on the Board of Councilors for The Carter Center and the Board of Trustees of the WellStar Foundation and the Woodruff Arts Center.
She holds an MBA from the Business School at Emory University and is a graduate of the Rutgers Global Executive Masters in Human Resource Leadership Program.