Tea with Dr. B - Speaker: Mike Petters | Virginia Peninsula Community College

Tea with Dr. B - Speaker: Mike Petters

Presidential Leadership Series - Tea with Dr. B

Mike Petters is the executive vice chairman of Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HIl) board of directors. Having retired in early 2022, he was president and CEO of HII and now supports the global engineering and defense technologies provider's leadership transition. In addition to five years in the U.S. Navy Reserves, his professional background includes service as president of Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding and president of Northrop Grumman's Newport News sector. He joined Newport News Shipbuilding in 1987 and held numerous positions throughout the organization. Among his leadership positions were production supervisor for submarines, vice president of aircraft carrier programs and vice president of contracts and pricing.

The Florida native has a bachelor's degree in physics from the U.S. Naval Academy and an MBA from the College of William and Mary.

Petters is vice chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association's executive committee. He serves on the board of directors for the National Association of Manufacturers. He also serves on the board of advisors for the Center for a New American Security and the distinguished advisory board for the Dolphin Scholarship Foundation.

Note: Due to limited seating, please click the RSVP form. The RSVP form will require you to use your MyVPCC email (i.e. [mypcc username]@email.vccs.edu) to open it.

Date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022- 03:00pm to 04:00pm