Melissa Smith

Vice President,
Operations & Finance


Melissa joined AAG in February 2008 as the General Manager and Programmer/Data Analyst. She became the Vice President of Operations & Finance in April 2013. Melissa has also served on the Board of Directors for the Virginia AeroSpace Business Association (VASBA) since it was formed in 2013. Melissa earned her B.S. in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science from Christopher Newport University in 1987. She worked as a computer programmer for Lockheed Engineering & Sciences Company for over 15 years. During this time she worked with the Dynamic Systems and Control Branch at NASA Langley providing programming and web development support for various projects including the F-18 High Angle of Attack Research Vehicle program and the High Speed Research program. She values the time she had learning from and working with the NASA engineers.