Russ Bartlett

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Russ Bartlett was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective January 4, 2021.

Prior to this role, Mr. Bartlett served as President and CEO of Textron Airborne Solutions, President of Beechcraft Defense Company, and a Captain in the U.S. Navy. He has an extremely strong professional career in aerospace and defense, commercial, and general aviation, as well as a distinguished military career retiring from the U.S. Navy as a Captain in 2008. Throughout his career, Mr. Bartlett has continuously demonstrated leadership, innovation, exceptional talent and accomplishments in strategic planning, financial management, international engagement, and personnel management.

He holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Aerospace Engineering from the United States Naval Academy, a Master of Arts (MS) in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College graduating as the President’s Honor Graduate. Mr. Bartlett’s educational background also includes tenure at Northwestern University and Duke University.