Vulcan Aerospace hires Steve Nixon as Vice President of National Security and Government Activities
Vulcan Aerospace announced that Steve Nixon has joined the company as Vice President of National Security and Government Activities. Nixon will lead the company's national security business sector from Washington D.C., and its U.S. government relations.
“Vulcan Aerospace is undertaking revolutionary solutions to the cost and convenience of space access. We're thrilled to have Steve’s expertise and wealth of experience on our team as we begin to make our commercial capabilities and services available to a range of customers, including the U.S. government," said Chuck Beames, President of Vulcan Aerospace.
Prior to serving as a strategic advisor to senior executives in the private industry, Nixon served as the Director of Science and Technology and the Chief Technology Officer for the Director of National Intelligence. Prior to his work in intelligence, Nixon served ten years with the U.S. Congress as a professional staff member for the U.S. House of Representatives Defense Appropriations Subcommittee where he reviewed a wide variety of military, research and development, and acquisition programs.
In 2008, Nixon was awarded the National Intelligence Medal of Achievement. He has been recognized as one of the 100 top young engineers in the U.S. by the National Academy of Engineering. In 2005, theNational Journal included him on the "Hill 100" list under the Defense Transformation category, and SpaceNews named him one of the top 10 people “making a difference” in space.