Management : Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street)
Doug Wright joined the company in February 2014 to serve as President of Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street). Mr. Wright has more than 35 years of management experience in the aerospace industry. Before Triumph, he served as Vice President of Engineered Systems for Curtiss-Wright Controls. Prior to this Mr. Wright held a number of executive positions with Goodrich Aerospace including Vice President and General Manager of Operations for the Landing Gear Division, Vice President of Integration for the Actuation System Division, and Vice President of Business Integration for their Customer Service Division. He has also served in management roles in the DeHavilland and Canadair Division of Bombardier Aerospace.
Mr. Wright holds an MBA from the University of Toronto, is a dual citizen of the USA and Canada, and is functional in the French language.
Ed DeBro is an accomplished leader with 30 years of experience in manufacturing, assembly operations, material management, supply chain management, and strategic outsourcing transition. He joined the company in 2014 and is responsible for managing all aspects of production at Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street). Prior to Triumph, Mr. DeBro worked for Bell Helicopter where he served as Value Stream Manager and Plant Manager since 2008. From 2005 to 2008 he was Senior Project Manager - Supply Chain Outsourcing. He was hired by Bell in 2002 as Manager of its Rotor Blade Center of Excellence.
Earlier in his career, Mr. DeBro worked for Triumph’s predecessor company in Nashville. From 1992 to 2002 he was Manager of Military Programs and worked on the C-130, V-22 and Titan missile programs. He rose through the ranks after obtaining hands-on work experience as an Aircraft Structure Mechanic, Manufacturing Supervisor, Superintendent, and Manager of Commercial Programs (Airbus, Gulfstream and BAE).
Mr. DeBro earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Cumberland University and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.
Greg Prince is responsible for day-to-day operations at Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street). He started working for LTV, a Triumph Aerostructures heritage company, right out of college, spending a good share of his career as a Lead Production Technology Engineer at the company’s Jefferson Street facility in Dallas. In 2002, he moved into a Project Manager position at Jefferson Street, overseeing all capital projects for the site. From 2004 to 2007, he served as the site’s Manager of Machinery and Equipment Maintenance, and from 2007 to 2009 was the Facilities Manager. Mr. Prince was promoted to Operations Director, overseeing C-17, V-22 , Global Hawk and C5 assembly programs, as well as detail fabrication (machine, sheet metal, composites, paint and processing). In 2012 he was assigned to his current position at Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Commercial Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street).
Mr. Prince earned a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M. He also is a Lean Six Sigma Certified Green Belt.
Matt Turner is responsible for day-to-day operations of empennage sections, facilities, maintenance and tooling at Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street). He assumed this role in September 2013 and previously managed quality assurance at the site. Mr. Turner’s aerospace career began in 1986 when he was hired by LTV in Dallas, a Triumph Aerostructures heritage company. Over the years he served in numerous leadership positions, including Technical Operations Manager, Tooling Quality Assurance Manager, and Facilities and Tooling Manager. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Turner was the Director or Sales and Engineering for Southwestern Gage. He returned to the company in 2004 and was appointed the Quality leadership position in 2010.
Mr. Turner holds a bachelor’s degree in software engineering from the University of Phoenix and is a Six Sigma Certified Yellow Belt.
Donna Fox joined the company in 2012 and is responsible for directing and managing all finance and accounting activity for Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street). She brings extensive industry experience to her position at Triumph, having worked at a number of prominent aerospace companies. Ms. Fox’s career began in 1988 as a Business Analyst for Boeing Aircraft and Missiles (formerly McDonnell Douglas) in St. Louis and served as the Cost Policy Manager from 1997 to 1999. She then moved to Huntsville, Alabama to become the Assistant Controller for Boeing Space Group, returning to St. Louis to be a Strategic Analyst for Boeing. From 2002 to 2007, she was employed by Northrop Grumman, holding leadership positions in several locations, including O’Fallon, Illinois; Tysons Corner, Virginia; and Atlanta. Ms. Fox then joined Raytheon in McKinney, Texas, serving as Senior Finance Manager and Senior Financial Planning & Analysis Manager before joining Triumph.
Ms. Fox earned her bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois, and her MBA from Maryville University, St. Louis, Missouri. She also completed the Darden Executive Program through the University of Virginia. She obtained several leadership and distinction awards from McDonnell Douglas during her tenure with the company, and in 1997 received the St. Louis Area YWCA Leadership Award.
Nabeel Khan was named to his current position in 2013 and manages all quality assurance functions at Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street). His responsibilities include inspection, quality engineering, supplier quality assurance, digital inspection, tooling quality assurance, MRB and Liaison engineering. Mr. Khan joined the company in 2003 and has worked in a variety of technical roles, including Tool Quality Engineer, Metrology Engineer, and Supplier Quality Engineer. He also has experience in NC programming and as a Reliability Engineer for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.
Mr. Khan earned a degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is certified as a Lead AS9100 auditor and is a member of the ASME and SAE organizations. In addition, Mr. Khan is an active volunteer in Baylor Hospital’s emergency room.
Todd Mahaney joined Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division – Grand Prairie (Marshall Street) in 2013 and is responsible for procurement, subcontracting, material planning and control. His duties include leadership for a global supply chain in support of Boeing programs and other new business pursuits. Prior to joining Triumph, Mr. Mahaney was Corporate Vice President for AIP Aerospace (Formerly Hampson Industries) from 2011 to 2013. Previous work experience also includes being a Corporate Director for Invensys PLC; Director of Asset Management for Dana Corporation; Vice President of Global Procurement for The Manitowoc Company; and Manager of Global Purchasing for Honeywell International.
Mr. Mahaney holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Detroit and an MBA from the University of Toledo. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM). Additionally, Mr. Mahaney serves on the executive advisory board for Prime Advantage, a buying group for industrial manufacturers.