Press Release

The Aerospace Corporation Announces Two General Managers

By SpaceRef Editor
August 27, 2014
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El Segundo, Calif. (August 27, 2014) – The Aerospace Corporation has announced new general managers in the Facilities Division and the Ground and Communications Division. 

Darrell Reynard was appointed general manager of the Facilities Division, Operations and Support Group. Reynard will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing Facilities Division operations, including corporate wide facilities leasing, maintenance of all Aerospace facilities, and optimizing space occupancy. Reynard joined Aerospace on August 4, 2014. He recently retired from the United States Navy and has over 20 years of leadership in operations, administration, construction and facilities management. Reynard earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma and a master’s degree in civil/environmental engineering from Texas A&M University. He is also a registered professional engineer in Virginia and a Certified Facilities Manager. 

Dorothy Arbiter was promoted to general manager of the Ground and Communications Division. In her new position, Arbiter will direct the Aerospace support efforts across several of the National Reconnaissance Office’s directorates and offices including communications, ground enterprise and mission operations. Arbiter‘s most recent assignment was principal director within Systems Engineering and Launch Division where she provided support to the Office of the Chief Architect with responsibilities for NRO enterprise requirements and architecture. Since joining the corporation in 1997, Arbiter has held multiple management positions. Arbiter earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University of Arizona and a master’s degree in aeronautical engineering from George Washington University. 

The Aerospace Corporation is a California nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has almost 3,500 employees. It provides technical guidance and advice on all aspects of space missions to military, civil, and commercial customers to assure space mission success. The Aerospace Corporation is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., with multiple locations across the United States. 


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