Aerodyne Industries

ABOUT AERODYNE INDUSTRIES

Aerodyne Industries LLC is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Cape Canaveral, FL. Founded in 1968 by Dr. Charles Allen and re-registered under current CEO Andrew (Andy) Allen's ownership in 2006, Aerodyne is a multi-faceted engineering services and solutions company tackling the nation's toughest engineering challenges in the Aerospace, Defense and Government sectors.

CEO Andrew (Andy) Allen has 30 years of experience in the aerospace industry and is a former United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel. A former Marine test pilot and NASA astronaut, he understands the critical role of information technology, design engineering, human factor engineering, sustaining engineering, maintenance, operations and safety compliance. Andy has also performed in senior leadership positions at the NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC), NASA Johnson Space Center, NASA Headquarters, United Space Alliance (USA) and Honeywell.​

Our success is driven by a combination of deep technical and managerial experience and an unwavering commitment to quality and integrity.

  • We are a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).

  • We are headquartered in Cape Canaveral.  Our Western Office is located in Colorado Springs.

  • We have approximately 475 employees in 10 states.

  • Our customers are NASA, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of State.

  • We are located at eight NASA Centers (Ames, Goddard, JPL, JSC, KSC, Langley, MSFC, and Stennis).

  • We specialize in Engineering Services, and are also very strong in Information Technology.

  • Aerodyne built hardware components are installed on the International Space Station.

  • Our contracts are on high risk, high priority programs of national importance.

  • Our Owner is Andrew Allen.  He is a former Marine Top Gun who logged more than 6,000 flight hours in more than 30 different aircraft.  He is also a veteran NASA astronaut, Space Shuttle Pilot (STS-46 & STS-62) and Mission Commander (STS-75).  

  • Lee Williams, our Chief Operating Officer, was General Manager of Honeywell Space Division and was Vice President of Honeywell Europe’s Industrial Operations.

  • We have outstanding employees who have received top Industry and Program Awards.

  • We were selected NASA’s Center-Level Small Business Subcontractor of the Year at Kennedy Space Center in 2017 & 2019 and Marshall Space Flight Center in 2014.

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Executive Leadership
Andrew Allen Aerodyne Industries

ANDREW ALLEN
Chief Executive Officer

Lee Williams Aerodyne Industries

LEE WILLIAMS
Chief Operating Officer

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CARL MCMANUS
Chief Financial Officer

Dave Langhauser Aerodyne Industries

DAVE LANGHAUSER
Executive Vice President of Sales Growth

Kam Ghaffarian

DR. KAM GHAFFARIAN
Strategic Partner

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Aerodyne Team

Business Development
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SEY GHAMARI

Vice President of Program Management

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SUZY COE

Vice President, Business Development

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ROBI GJELSTRUP

Vice President, Business Development

Sherrie Beal

SHERRIE BEAL

Business Development Principal


Program Managers
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ABIGAIL COLEMAN

Program Manager

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LANCE OELKE

Program Manager

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MARIA PENA

Program Manager

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RALPH ROHLOFF

Program Manager

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AL STUDT

Program Manager

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CANDI THOMPSON

Program Manager

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BRENT HARTSFIELD

Program Manager


Human Resources, Accounting, Media Relations
& Quality Systems Management
Jillian Sasala

JILLIAN SASALA

Human Resources Director

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SHARON MORAN

 Accounting Director

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JOHN JANOKAITIS

Chief of Media Relations

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VICTORIA UPTON

Social Media Coordinator

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JOHN BRITT JR.

Quality Systems Management

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