Madeline Augustin is an accomplished, award-winning experienced technical professional and leader with 20+ years of success and impact in organizational leadership, risk management, business process establishment, project/program leadership, collaborative team development, business development, industry compliance and client engagement. She is currently the Boeing Defense Space & Securities (BDS) Technology Strategy Senior Manager in Phantom Works, Air Dominance. In this role, Madeline leads of team of over subject matter experts in key emerging technology and capabilities for the divisions within BDS that serves numerous defense markets, products and services. She has a proven record of success in delivering objectives through strategic prioritization, interpersonal skill, cross-functional influence and talent development across broad and highly technical functions and diverse teams.
Prior to her current assignment, Madeline worked BDS Fabrications Operations as a Program Integration Senior Manager for the Bombers and Fighters Division in St. Louis, Missouri, where she was responsible for driving accountability to achieve key performance indicators across Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery while leading Fabrication actions to meet commitments for all Saint Louis based programs.
Madeline started her career as a structural analysis engineer on the Chinook (H-47) F New Build program based in Ridley Park, PA in 2005 with the Boeing Company in her first aerospace industry opportunity upon graduating from Stony Brook University. Over her 18 years with the Boeing Company, she has led teams in Research & Development, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing as well as Corporate Audit.
Madeline earned her Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering Science with a specialization in Materials Science & Engineering from Stony Brook University and Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Innovation and Strategic Leadership from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She was recognized as a 2022 Black Engineer of Year Award Science Spectrum Trailblazer and 2020 Women of Color in STEM – Technology All Star. In 2014, Madeline was honored with a Stony Brook University Alumni Association – Top 40 Under 40 Award for her continued support to the university and career achievements in the aerospace industry. In 2012, the National Society of Black Engineers honored Madeline with the Celestial Torch Outstanding Woman in Technology Award for her achievements in Research and Development in Aerospace. She continues to spread messages to empower women in STEM fields and leads a number of speaking engagements focused on STEM, leadership, career development and being a Change Agent in a Changing World.
On a personal note, she is enjoys watching her 4-year-old daughter explore the world around her and becoming a strong, free-spirited and bright young lady with firm values and passion in STEM.