Kevin W. Mangum is Vice President of Business Development, Army Programs for the Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) at Lockheed Martin.
In this role, Kevin leads all business development activities for domestic and international RMS Army products, including rotary wing aircraft, radar, integrated air and missile defense and training. He works closely with teams across the RMS portfolio to support business pursuits with the U.S. Army customer.
Kevin joined Lockheed Martin after a thirty-five-year career in the U.S. Army, where he served in a variety of conventional, special operations, and aviation assignments, retiring as a Lieutenant General. His final assignment was as the Deputy Commanding General/Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, the Army Command responsible for designing, acquiring, building and improving the Army. He also served as the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence where he led force modernization, training and doctrine for Army Aviation. Additionally, Kevin was the first commander of the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command, forming the unit to oversee, man, train, equip and resource functions for Army special operations aviation units. He also commanded the elite 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne). He is a Master Army Aviator with over 3,000 helicopter flight hours and is a member of the U.S. Army Aviation Hall of Fame.
Kevin is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and holds a Master of Business Administration from Webster University. He also served as a U.S. Army War College Fellow at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.