GRETCHEN LARSEN IDSINGA
> CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER
Gretchen Larsen Idsinga is the Chief Growth Officer for AEVEX Aerospace. A three-time leader of both service delivery and sales organizations across privately held mid-size and large public companies, her business expertise traverses aerospace and defense, information technology, data management, engineering, and security. She underpins the above with 20 years of leadership across Air Force and Special Operations knowledge management, intelligence analysis, and technology in complex, fast-changing environments.
Gretchen serves as a Director on the Board of defense industry’s largest organization; the National Defense Industrial Association represents 1,600 corporate and 65,000 individual members. She also serves on the Advisory Council of STEM for Her and is Chair Emeritus of the National Council of Women in Defense. A graduate of the US Air Force Academy, she holds two Master’s degrees and an advanced executive certificate from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.