Field Marketing Lead, Global Sales & Marketing, The Boeing Company
Sarah Thomas serves as Boeing’s military liaison for the Department of Defense space and ground systems in Colorado. She is responsible for ensuring that changing mission needs are understood and communicated to the Boeing business units that serve them. This work brings her into contact with senior military officers as well as senior executives of her own company. She is the youngest employee and first female employee to serve the company in that job.
Sarah came to this position through leadership roles in project and program management, business development and systems engineering. Some of her most notable roles include Business Development lead on a large electronics and information systems campaign, Chief of Staff on a major commercial satellite program and Launch Systems Integration Systems Engineer. Through this work, Sarah has built a network of internal and external customers that speak of her with the highest regard. She keeps a battle rhythm of continuous engagement with dozens of internal and external customers – something that requires a great deal of time management and a love for the work that she does. Sarah has the reputation for doing whatever it takes to meet commitments to the projects she leads as well as projects she supports across the company. She also finds time to work in Boeing charitable programs for the Colorado community and is an energetic supporter of STEM education for young girls.