Spirit Electronics, LLC
1/1/2015 to 12/31/2018
An electronics and aerospace professional, Vickie has more than 36 years of business leadership in sales, marketing, procurement, operations, contracts, finance and quality systems management. In 1979, she founded Spirit Electronics, LLC, where she currently serves as President and CEO. Vickie’s innovative and business focused leadership and her continuous pursuit of quality and customer satisfaction has resulted in Spirit achieving many supplier excellence awards from Spirit’s customers, Distributor of the Year by Arizona’s Minority Business Development Agency, Distributor of the Year by the Grand Canyon Minority Supplier Development Council, and Region IX Subcontractor of the Year by the United States Small Business Administration. Vickie’s passion for improving the contracting environment for the benefit of small businesses throughout the nation was acknowledged by her receipt of the Aerospace Industries Association’s “Amelia Earhart Award”, recognizing women who achieve excellence in the aerospace and defense industry.
Vickie currently serves as Board Chair for the National Advisory Board for the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Advisory Board for Enterprise Bank and Trust, on the Advisory Board for Arizona Commerce Authority’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership and previously served for more than ten years on the Executive Committee for Aerospace Industries Association’s Supplier Management Council.