Donald E. Erickson
Site Director, Lockheed Martin Greenville Operations
Don Erickson is the Site Director at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Greenville where he is responsible for all activities associated with aircraft modification, maintenance, repair, overhaul (MMRO), final assembly services, and company management system (CMS) compliance. The Greenville site provides complex aircraft modifications, maintenance, mission system and technical upgrades. The facility comprises 276 acres with 16 hangars, support shops and warehouse space. The customer base includes the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard, Homeland Security and multiple International operators.
Prior to his appointment as Site Director in February 2012, Mr. Erickson was the Site Integrator, responsible for overseeing all aspects of Quality and Mission Success, Supply Chain Management, Process and Technical Integrity, Facilities, and Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH) functional organizations at the Greenville site. Mr. Erickson joined Lockheed Martin in 1991 after 12 years supporting MMRO activities with a commercial airline. During the past 26 years, he has held a variety of technical and leadership roles within the company such as Project Manager for the site’s SAP system integration and rotational Corporate Ethics Officer for Sustainment Services, supporting operations at Greenville, Kelly Aviation Center in San Antonio and multiple Field Team Sites throughout the world.
Additionally, Mr. Erickson is an active member of the Greenville community, championing causes such as Habitat for Humanity, March of Dimes and the Upstate Honor Flight, and serves of the South Carolina Aerospace Council Board of Directors. He has also been recognized by former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as Greenville County’s 2015 Economic Ambassador and by Greenville Business Magazine as one of Greenville’s Most Influential people in 2016. Mr. Erickson holds a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is married to Sue Erickson and has a daughter and son and three grandchildren.