Director of Operations
Rob Gorham joined the America Makes team in 2013 as the Deputy Director of Technology Development and in May 2014 was promoted to Director of Operations. He has more than a decade of solid defense research and advanced manufacturing experience. Prior to joining America Makes, he was the Senior Manager of the Manufacturing Exploration and Development (MXD) group within the Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Prototyping (AMS&P) directorate of Lockheed Martin (LM) Aeronautics – Advanced Development Programs (ADP). In this position, Mr. Gorham was responsible for leading the transition-focused development and the application of affordable manufacturing technologies for LM Aeronautics and other LM Business Areas across the corporation. He holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University and a M.S. in Engineering Management from Southern Methodist University.