Laurie Wiggins is an engineer and an entrepreneur. She has 25 years of experience in engineering, program management, and business development. As a systems engineer formerly with The Boeing Company she has experience on several successful development programs including Space Station Freedom modules, the Sea Launch launch vehicle and satellite accommodations, flown space experiments, US air traffic control systems and software networks. She has established three companies including a space payload service firm, a commercial real estate investment firm, and a consulting company, LJW Enterprises LLC.
Ms Wiggins has been a consultant to firms in the aerospace, IT, and environmental industries, resulting in a broad experience base. She has unique problem identification and solution skills and the ability to bring seemingly disparate elements together to create innovative solutions. Her process development skills include development of new business and technical processes as well as streamlining existing processes. In addition to her technical skills, she has a solid business perspective gained during her entrepreneur and commercial real estate investment activities.
Ms. Wiggins has a B.S. in Geophysics from Virginia Tech, and has completed subsequent coursework in systems engineering, management, and business.