Michael H. Ambrose

Michael H. Ambrose was appointed to the Board of Directors in September 2019.  He has served as Vice President of Engineering and Technology for Sikorsky Aircraft, a Lockheed Martin Company, since 2017. From 2013 to 2017 he was Vice President of Aircraft Design and Manufacturing Engineering for Sikorsky, and before that held executive positions in International Government Programs and Manufacturing Operations at Sikorsky. Mr. Ambrose has been with Sikorsky since 1984, working in all areas of complex aerospace design and manufacturing operations. He is currently responsible for leading over 3,000 engineers in support of all aspects of design, research & development, manufacturing engineering, and engineering customer support. Mr. Ambrose is also the co-chair of the Sikorsky senior safety board and has responsibility for air worthiness at Sikorsky. He serves on the Board of Governors of the University of New Haven and the Board of Directors of the Vertical Flight Society. Mr. Ambrose holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New Haven and a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Ambrose’s many years of experience in aerospace engineering and manufacturing operations are valuable resources to the Board.