Advisory Board

SC Aerospace is led by a private-sector advisory board with representatives from small to large aerospace-related firms from across the state. 

SC Aerospace Chairman

Don Myers

Director of Aerospace Sales & Marketing
Toray

SC Aerospace is led by a private-sector advisory board with representatives from small to large aerospace-related firms from across the state. 

SC Aerospace Chairman

Don Myers

Director of Aerospace Sales & Marketing
Toray

Advisory Board Members

Abdel E. Bayoumi

Director, USC McNAIR Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research,  Associate Dean for Corporate Relations
University of South Carolina College of Engineering and Computing

Mark Harris

South Carolina Site Director
GKN Aerospace

Jerry Ellison

President                          
JBE, Inc.

Leslie Farmer

Communication, Greenville & Field Team Operations                               
Lockheed Martin

Darren Friberg

Director of Business Development
SEKISUI Aerospace Corporation

Steve Townes

President and CEO
Ranger Aerospace

Ashley Holbrook

Director of State and Local Government Operations
Boeing South Carolina

Eric Smith

Vice President of Sales, Advanced Materials
Re:Build Manufacturing

Mike Leatherwood

Owner/President
Leatherwood Manufacturing

Steve Prout

President
Solar Atmospheres

Jason Marlin

President
Champion Aerospace

Kenneth P. Rusterholz

President & Chief Executive Officer
TIGHITCO

Paul Witt

VP of Mobile Services
Constant Aviation

Abdel E. Bayoumi

Director, USC McNAIR Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research,  Associate Dean for Corporate Relations
University of South Carolina College of Engineering and Computing

Mark Harris

South Carolina Site Director
GKN Aerospace

Jerry Ellison

President                          
JBE, Inc.

Leslie Farmer

Communication, Greenville & Field Team Operations                               
Lockheed Martin

Darren Friberg

Director of Business Development
SEKISUI Aerospace Corporation

Ashley Holbrook

Director of State and Local Government Operations
Boeing South Carolina

Eric Smith

VP Sales, Advanced Materials Group
Re:Build Manufacturing

Mike Leatherwood

Owner/President
Leatherwood Manufacturing

Jason Marlin

President
Champion Aerospace

Steve Prout

President
Solar Atmospheres

Paul Witt

VP of Mobile Services
Constant Aviation

Steve Townes

President and CEO
Ranger Aerospace

Kenneth P. Rusterholz

President & Chief Executive Officer
TIGHITCO