Board of Directors

Coalition for Deep Space Exploration


Lisa B. Callahan
Vice President and General Manager, Civil Space
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

Lisa B. Callahan headshot

Lisa B. Callahan is Vice President and General Manager of the Civil Space line of business for Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Space Systems Company. In this role, she is responsible for all elements of Civil Space within Space Systems. She has executive responsibility for national space programs relating to human space flight and space science missions, including planetary, solar, astrophysical and Earth remote sensing for civil government agencies. These programs include Orion spacecraft, Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes, GOES-R weather satellites, InSight, OSIRIS-REx, Juno, MAVEN, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and Mars Odyssey planetary missions, and nuclear space power programs. Ms. Callahan is also responsible for Michoud Operations and related activity at Stennis Space Center.

In her previous role as Vice President of Corporate Internal Audit of Lockheed Martin Corporation – reporting directly to the Lockheed Martin Audit Committee of the Board of Directors – Ms. Callahan provided independent, objective assurance and advisory activity to improve the Corporation’s operations. Under her leadership, Corporate Internal Audit determined the adequacy and effectiveness of the Corporation’s network of risk management, internal control, and governance processes as designed and represented by management.

Her prior leadership roles also include Vice President and General Manager of the Mission Systems & Training Undersea Systems line of business for Lockheed Martin Corporation; Vice President of Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Maritime Ballistic Missile Defense Program; and Program Director for Lockheed Martin’s Simulation Training and Support business.

Ms. Callahan graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. Currently, she’s a member of the Dean of Engineering Advisory Board.

Ms. Callahan is a member of the Sandia National Laboratory Board of Directors, Chair of the Audit & Ethics Committee, and a member of the Governance Committee.

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