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Leadership

NORDAM embraces the servant-leadership management philosophy, emphasizing these principles:

  • Build on strength
  • Blaze the trail
  • Raise the bar
  • Upend the pyramid
  • Run to great purpose

Click below for more information on our leaders and Board of Directors.

Meredith Siegfried Madden was appointed CEO of NORDAM, one of the world’s largest independently owned aerospace companies, in July of 2011. 

Prior to that, she was chief operating officer, then president, responsible for all repair and manufacturing operations in the United States, Europe and Asia. 

Earlier, she was vice president of NORDAM’s Repair Group; vice president of Global Sales and Marketing; and vice president of NORDAM International. 

Since joining the company in 1999, she has been based in Tulsa, Okla. and has spent considerable time at NORDAM’s facilities in the United Kingdom and Singapore.

Siegfried has played a key role in transforming NORDAM into the global aerospace entity that it is today. 

Before her tenure with NORDAM, she was a senior consultant on mergers and acquisitions, corporate recovery services and financial advisory with Arthur Andersen’s Global Corporate Finance Group.

Board Memberships Organizations Education
NORDAM United Way – Tulsa Area 2014 Campaign, Team Leader for Aerospace, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Port and Transportation Divisions Master of Business Administration - University of Chicago
Erickson Air-Crane, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAC) Tulsa Charity Flight Night Business Administration degree in Finance - Notre Dame
SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW) Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Aspen Institute, Henry Crown Fellowship, 2011-2013
Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum Okla. Governor’s Delegation to China (2004)  
Aerospace Industries Association    
Tulsa Community Foundation Board of Trustees    
Tulsa Airport Authority Board of Trustees (8 years past board member, five years as chairman)    
World Travel Services, LLC    

 

T. Hastings Siegfried is chief operating officer of NORDAM’s global MRO business, drawing upon more than two decades of leadership in aerospace manufacturing, supply chain, repair services, sales and strategy to oversee these important business segments in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific regions.

He also has management responsibility for NORDAM’s wholly-owned subsidiary PartPilot, LLC, a groundbreaking online-trading marketplace that is transforming the way the aviation industry thinks and works, delivering a more intelligent way to buy and sell aircraft components for the 21st century.   

Throughout his career, Siegfried has been an active NORDAM representative in the community, in aviation-industry organizations and in government relations. He is a member of the board of directors for community healthcare-provider St. John Medical Center, as well as the Tulsa Police Department Foundation, Tulsa County Sheriff’s Foundation and the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics through appointment by the Governor. He previously served through appointment by Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin as chairman of the state’s Office of Juvenile Affairs board and vice chairman of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections board.

Other past board memberships include the Aerospace Industries Association; GAMA, an industry group focused on general-aviation manufacturing; the Tulsa Chapter of the American Red Cross; Boy Scouts of America; Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce; Tulsa Area United Way; and Indian Healthcare Services of Tulsa. Siegfried also served as chairman of the State Chamber of Oklahoma.

A graduate of the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, Siegfried began his career as a Tulsa Police officer. Even after joining NORDAM in 1998, he continued his work in law enforcement and public safety for 26 years, retiring in 2017. He continues his contributions to area law enforcement as an unsolved-homicide investigator with the Tulsa County Sheriff department’s cold-case taskforce.

Steven Levesque is the chief financial officer for NORDAM, leading the company’s global finance initiatives, including treasury and capital structuring, financial planning, analysis, corporate development, performance measurement and real estate. Having spent the majority of his career in aviation-related finance and executive management, he draws on a wealth of impressive expertise, spanning CEO and CFO roles at institutional-capital portfolio companies, turnaround management, recapitalization plans, and aviation-management consulting.

Immediately prior to joining NORDAM, Levesque was the principal of Global Aviation Infrastructure LLC, directly providing management and advisory services for corporations, airport sponsors, and private equity firms and financial institutions. Other past career positions have included president and CEO for Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, and CFO of Landmark Aviation, where he actively led projects in the Americas, Europe, India and the Middle East, developing a successful track record of scaling businesses with multiple financial sponsors.

He recently retired as a commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve, where his last assignment was as commanding officer of a commissioned expeditionary-logistics unit, providing support for worldwide operations and exercises. Levesque earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and an MBA with a concentration in finance and strategic management from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.

Bailey J. Siegfried is vice president of culture, communication, information technology, human resources and corporate responsibility, as well as chairman of the firm's Culture Council.

His leadership and managerial responsibilities have continued to expand since he joined the company in 2008, and he now oversees all essential services functions. Siegfried is responsible for ethics and compliance, environmental health, safety, security, facilities, and NORDAM’s import and export global-trade compliance. He leads the firm’s talent-attraction, talent- and leadership-development efforts, as well as media and public relations, community and government relations, and brand management.

In addition to serving on multiple international NORDAM boards, Siegfried guides and enhances the company’s culture to achieve next-level results. He directs the company’s Office of Corporate Responsibility, which focuses on environmental sustainability, stakeholder and community engagement, and educational outreach for area schools, including the STEM-education fundraising initiative, Flight Night.

In 2015, Siegfried was appointed by the governor to serve on the Oklahoma Space Industry Development Authority, which administers the only unrestricted FAA space corridor for travel to and from space. He is secretary and treasurer for OSIDA.An instrument-rated pilot and member of the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, he also is involved in multiple aerospace, space and STEM-development initiatives across the country.

In the community, Siegfried serves as chairman of the board of Flight Night, and is a member of the Tulsa Area United Way Board of Directors; the Tulsa Community Foundation Board of Trustees; and the Ascension St. John Hospital Moral and Medical Ethics Board. He also is a member of the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business Advisory Council.

Siegfried began his career in the risk management industry, working for Arthur J. Gallagher, and maintains licensing as a property and casualty risk-management insurance agent. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

Albert J. Givray joined NORDAM in 2012 as general counsel, with expertise spanning aviation-industry programs and strategic alliances, acquisitions and divestitures, licensing, finance, and intellectual property.

A partner with Denver-based Davis Graham and Stubbs LLP, Givray also is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, where he serves as chairman of the Financial Institutions and Commercial Law Section and co-chairman for various legislative review committees.

He has been listed for several years in The Best Lawyers in America.

Givray holds a Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School, where he graduated cum laude; an MBA from The Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University; and a B.S. with distinction from the Cornell University School of Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Ithaca, N.Y.

J. Terrell Siegfried is assistant general counsel and corporate secretary for NORDAM, and is a member of the company’s retirement advisory committee.

Prior to joining the company, Siegfried was a corporate attorney at Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C., one of Oklahoma’s largest law firms, focusing on business transactions, bankruptcy, taxation, and trust and estate law. He continues to serve as Of Counsel with the firm.

As a lawyer, he has been named a ‘Rising Star’ three times by Oklahoma Super Lawyers in the areas of business and corporate practice areas, in 2010, 2013 and 2014. He was recognized as one of Tulsa’s Twenty New Leaders by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in 2010. In 2011, he was named to Oklahoma Magazine’s 40 Under 40 list, and in 2012 was included on the Tulsa Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list.

A past member of the University of Tulsa Scholarship Endowment committee, Siegfried is a member of TU’s President’s Council as well as the Dean’s Advisory Board of the College of Law. From 2009 to 2016, Siegfried served as board member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Newman Center at TU by appointment of the Bishop of the Tulsa Diocese, and was honorary co-chairman for the center’s 2014 Society Dinner.

Siegfried is a member of the Gilcrease Museum National Board; has been co-chairman of the Gilcrease Rendezvous and Collector’s Reserve art exhibitions and art sales; and is a past committee member of the American Art in Miniature exhibit and art show. He is a founding member of the board of directors for Tulsa Charity Flight Night, a charitable organization benefiting STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education.

Siegfried holds a juris doctorate from the University of Notre Dame Law School. He attended the University of Tulsa on a football scholarship, was elected by his teammates as a captain of the team, and earned a bachelor’s of business administration in management and a minor in marketing in 2002.

John Clawson is a corporate vice president.

He joined NORDAM in 1995 as a design engineer and has held positions of increasing authority since that time, including project engineer for the Hawker 4000 IPPS Program; engineering and program manager for the F2000EX IPPS Program; value stream manager for the Pratt & Whitney product line; and director of operations.

In 2004, Clawson earned the Nacelle & Thrust Reverser Systems Division Leadership Award.

Prior to joining the company, he was a senior design engineer for Lockheed Martin Aero & Naval Systems. His career also has spanned positions with McDonnell Douglas Aircraft and Boeing Military Airplane Company.

Clawson holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri at Rolla, Mo.

Phil Marshall is vice president and general manager for NORDAM's manufacturing divisions, with direct responsibility to provide superior results for NORDAM’s business jet and commercial customers. 

Marshall joined the company from United Launch Alliance, where he was vice president of production operations, overseeing a successful consolidation of operations in Decatur, Ala. Prior to that, he was a site lead and general manager for Boeing facilities in both Decatur and Pueblo, Colo., positions in which he led industrial engineering, manufacturing, final assembly, and testing of Delta II and Delta IV launch vehicle components, including the first Delta II booster and transition to production of the 7925 vehicle.

Other past career positions include manager of product support and program manager for Boeing’s C-17 program, and engineering posts with Northrop Aircraft and Teledyne Waterpik.

He served on the Calhoun Community College Foundation Board of Directors, the Decatur City Schools Foundation Board, and was a member of the Board of Trustees for Parkway Medical Center in Decatur. He also was part of Leadership Alabama class of 2008.

Marshall is a graduate of Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo., with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. 

Jim Thompson is vice president, quality and technology, overseeing development of new products to meet customer requirements as well as the ongoing technical support of current production and legacy propulsion system products over their operational life cycles. His responsibilities include organization design and development, project management, development of enabling technologies, and departmental performance to customer and company business objectives.

Prior to joining The NORDAM Group, Inc. in November 2005, Mr. Thompson held a variety of technical and business management positions of increasing responsibility. From 1996 to 2005, he was employed by Garrett Aviation Services, a subsidiary of General Electric Company. At Garrett, he was the director of program development responsible for translation of strategic initiatives to business and technical programs. He was subsequently appointed vice president and general manager of the Van Nuys, California, aircraft maintenance and avionics/interior completion business. In 2001, Mr. Thompson was appointed vice president of programs and technology leading engineering and product development for all Garrett Aviation divisions. He was employed by Rohr Inc. (now Goodrich Aerostructures) from 1985 to 1996 in the capacity of program general manager/airbus programs and, ultimately, as manager of new business development.

Mr. Thompson holds a Bachelor of Science, industrial technology, manufacturing degree from California State University, Long Beach, Calif., and a master's degree in business administration from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Calif. Mr. Thompson is also a certified Six Sigma green belt.

Alain Poupin joined NORDAM in 1992 to launch the Toulouse, France, office and develop the aircraft manufacturers, airlines and maintenance centers business in Europe. Officing in Toulouse, he was promoted to vice president of Europe, Middle East and Africa, overseeing seven offices across the region. Prior to joining NORDAM, he served in various management positions for Dassault Aviation and Airbus.

Poupin is a chartered aeronautical engineer. He is married and has two daughters.

Marc Overton is vice president of business development and oversees the NORDAM Repair Group sales efforts in the commercial OEM market as well as developing additional aftermarket strategies. 

Overton joined NORDAM in 1993 as a regional director of marketing and sales and served in a variety of business development roles, including director of NORDAM's regional airline sales, global lease return program and the PRISM exhaust component product line. He also served as the vice president of business aviation sales with business aircraft manufacturing sales responsibilities.

Prior to joining NORDAM, Overton spent six years with Ten Cate Aerospace and Perkins Plastics in the sales and business development areas. He has a bachelor's degree in business aviation from Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.

Tim Jackson is vice president, information technology. An IT and business visionary, he drives robust architecture and infrastructure solutions for all technology-based systems across the organization.

Previously, Jackson was infrastructure services director, a post that followed a series of increasingly senior positions since his hiring as a system administrator in 1997. Prior to his NORDAM tenure, Jackson worked as a computer consultant and finance manager.

A United Way Key Club member, he volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and Special Olympics and coaches little league baseball and basketball.

Jackson earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla.

Joel R. Dougherty is vice president of human resources and oganizational development. With more than 16 years of human resources experience, his expertise includes employee relations, staffing, communication planning, process management, leadership development and culture-changing initiatives. He supports all levels of the organization from frontline employee to executive leadership.

Recognized for his ability to integrate seemingly competing goals and needs, his approach balances the work environment, the people and the impact on the bottom line. He has applied his passion for aligning learning and organizational effectiveness with business requirements across various industries, including aerospace, energy, manufacturing, restaurant and the military. His areas of focus include training curriculum and delivery, organizational design, executive coaching, people-resource management and leading change.

Dougherty consistently has been selected to run special projects beyond human resources, managing budgets up to $5M. These roles have included leading the change management effort for information technology implementations and a facility optimization, overseeing the safety and security function for NORDAM and working as a consultant outside of the company.

He has shared his knowledge with various non-profit organizations and boards, and serves as a human resources officer in the United States Navy Reserve. In addition to several certifications in learning and leadership development and personality tools, Dougherty holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Oral Roberts University and a Master of Arts in industrial/organizational psychology from The University of Tulsa, both in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Lee K. Simpson joined NORDAM in 2005 and serves as assistant general counsel.

Prior to joining NORDAM, Simpson was a partner in an Oklahoma City law firm and later became Of Counsel with a firm with offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Her work with these firms consisted of oil and gas litigation and Corporation Commission regulatory matters, serving multiple Fortune 500 corporations.  Later, Simpson served as outside counsel to a large car rental corporation headquartered in Tulsa and other private clients, where she specialized in drafting, reviewing and negotiating marketing, technology, and service contracts and lease agreements, among other contracts.

Ms. Simpson received her Economics undergraduate degree and her juris doctorate degree from the University of Oklahoma, graduating Order of the Coif.

Jamie Lane is vice president of strategy and business development, responsible for strategic planning, profitability enhancement and competitive intelligence. Since joining NORDAM in 2005, he has held various positions in the finance organization, most recently as treasurer and director of financial planning and analysis.

Previously, Lane held various finance positions during seven years with American Airlines; spent six years in operations management for Ecolab, a Fortune 500 specialty chemical manufacturer; and two years in engineering design and product development of pipeline components and accessories with Fibercast, a composite pipeline manufacturing company.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma in Stillwater, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Tulsa.

Lane is married and has a daughter and son.

Raegen Siegfried is an experienced financial analyst and business development professional who brings his affinity for free enterprise and innovation to NORDAM as vice president of HushWorks.

In this position, Siegfried leads the internal NORDAM team working to uncover new, advanced and evolving technologies, processes, materials or product lines for possible implementation at any division. He is most passionate about the work he is doing to help define which products and services the company will be selling in the next five to 10 years. Recently, machining and tooling were moved under his direction, ensuring any new intellectual properties have a smooth internal transition from concept to reality.

As an aerospace ‘numbers guy’ turned prognosticator with innate people skills, Siegfried brings a unique perspective to identifying and monetizing areas of future growth. His grasp of analytics allows him to road-map emerging technologies, materials and products with an eye toward industry-partner and university collaborations to bring new ideas to market.

Prior to joining NORDAM in 2013 as an account manager supporting airlines in Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines, his career included a series of increasingly responsible positions with United Technologies Corp. (UTX).

Siegfried is enthusiastic about small business, entrepreneurship, education and wildlife conservation. As a member of the Irish Angels’ screening committee and an active angel investor with the group, he is committed to furthering growth for high-potential startups. He also serves on the strategic advisory board for the Helmerich Research Center at Oklahoma State University’s Tulsa campus, and as an advisor for Last Night’s Game in Tulsa and for Jester King Brewery in Austin, Texas.

Siegfried holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration, from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana and Arizona State University in Tempe, respectively.

Galen Deeds is vice president, engineering for the Nacelle and Thrust Reverser Systems Division.

Known for his strengths as a manager, communicator and team builder, he serves NORDAM as a change execution leader, responsible to ensure his group hits their mark for product durability, cost and schedule demands.

Deeds began his impressive career as a technician on the B-1 bomber program at Rockwell International and since has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility within the fields of aerospace design, engineering and management. Immediately prior to joining NORDAM, he oversaw engineering for GE Aircraft Engines’ Leading Edge Aviation Propulsion manufacturing programs, which entail 3-D printed fuel nozzles, carbon fiber fan blades and ceramic matrix composites.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and a Master of Science in mechanical engineering, both from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Deeds also holds a private pilot’s license with multi-engine and instrument ratings, an airframe technician certificate, and is a Six Sigma Black Belt.

Carlos Flores is NORDAM’s vice president of manufacturing sales, leading the company’s pursuit of new business and expanding existing relationships to meet growth objectives for this important business segment. He has led an impressive career as a marketing and business development professional in his more than ten years with the company, gaining a multifaceted background in public and customer relations, pricing and proposals, and sales and marketing specific to aviation manufacturing.

Flores plays a major role in developing a diverse base of international customers spanning numerous aerospace market segments; manages multiple-channel selling strategies; and builds and leads the OEM sales team. Through his commitment to succeed, he has helped NORDAM improve new prospect development, align pricing and negotiation strategies to market conditions, maximize financial return while mitigating risk and win new business.

Notably, from 2004 to 2005, Flores served as business liaison and communication specialist for NORDAM founder and Chairman Ray Siegfried, enabling Siegfried to continue business leadership and productivity while battling ALS.

Also a skilled and personable philanthropic advisor, he previously managed a multi-million dollar, regional benefactor portfolio of some 200 alumni, parents and friends of his alma mater, the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana.

Flores is a past committee member and event emcee for Tulsa Charity Fight Night, and a past board member for Youth Services of Tulsa and for Committee of 100, Tulsa Inc. He earned a bachelor’s in political science from Notre Dame and a master’s degree in finance from the University of Tulsa.

Barry Walters is vice president of sales for the Americas and PartPilot. In this role, he leads a team of customer administrators, customer service representatives and sales professionals, enhancing existing customer relationships and pursuing new opportunities to grow this important business unit. Walters also applies expert, specialized industry and marketing knowledge to promote NORDAM repair products and services; supports internal engineering and production teams by relaying technical information required to meet contract requirements and customer expectations; and contributes to long-range strategy planning.

Personable, and with a strong belief in team work, Walters joined the NORDAM Repair team in 1998 as a customer administrator for key airline customers, quickly transitioning into regional sales management for the Transparency segment within the Manufacturing group. He later returned to Repair, taking on oversight of the company’s FedEx Express relationship as global account manager for the company’s largest worldwide account, a responsibility he retains today. In 2010, he was named director of strategic accounts, then director of operations in 2013, and vice president of sales for NORDAM subsidiary PartPilot in 2016.

Walters holds a bachelor’s in psychology, with a double minor in business management and industrial technology supervision, from Northeastern State University at Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

William Lawless is NORDAM's vice president of supply chain.

He joined the company in 2015 to lead its manufacturing-side supply chain efforts, including the A320 engine build-up supply chain team, while also serving in commodity management and supplier development. 

Prior to that, Lawless had been director of global commodity management for United Technologies Aerospace Systems.  

He has a bachelor’s in operations management from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and a master's in international business from Clemson University in South Carolina.

Karlyn Doyle is chief of staff for NORDAM CEO Meredith Siegfried Madden. In this position, she has a prominent role in planning and directing administrative, advisory, financial and operational activities within the CEO office to support efficient decision making. She provides a communication framework for customers and stakeholders to interact with the CEO’s office; partners with organization leaders to project manage cross-functional projects; and drives strategic initiatives, ensuring resulting actions are executed.

Doyle first joined NORDAM in a financial and information-systems management role on the company’s international sales and marketing team in 1993. She rose to director of international marketing, then transitioned to a global project-leader role. She left in 2012 to work as director of enterprise strategy for global manufacturer TWG, a Dover corporation, returning to NORDAM in 2014. Before coming to NORDAM, she held positions at American Airlines in Tulsa, Oklahoma and with the French Consulate in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Doyle holds an MBA, with a focus in international marketing, from the University of Tulsa; and a bachelor’s in French from Newcomb College of Tulane University, New Orleans. She has also completed an executive program at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business in Ann Arbor.

Ken Lackey has been chairman of the board since 2005. He joined the company as executive vice president and chief financial officer in July 2001 and was elected president and chief operating officer in November of that year. The following April, he was appointed president and CEO of NORDAM, serving in that capacity until 2011.

Prior to joining NORDAM, Lackey served as president of The University of Oklahoma-Tulsa and senior vice president of the OU System from July 1999 to July 2001 and was a member of Governor Frank Keating's administration, serving as his chief of staff from February 1997 to July 1999.  From 1995 to 1997, he served as the Oklahoma Cabinet secretary of health and human services. Before his service in state government, Lackey held the position of president of Flint Industries, a privately-owned, international company with interests in oil and gas services, manufacturing and commercial construction. Earlier, he held management positions with Skelly Oil (NYSE) and Kin-Ark Corporation (ASE). He serves as a director and chairman of the compensation committee for Matrix Services Company (NASD), an advisory director for Commerce Bankshares, a director of the Community Hospitals Authority, a director of the Tulsa Community College Foundation, and as a director and member of the audit committee for AAON, Inc. (NASD)

He is a past chairman of the Metropolitan Tulsa Chamber of Commerce. A graduate of the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics, Lackey earned his Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. He served in the U.S. Army as an artillery officer from 1967-1969.

Mr. Lackey is married and has one daughter.

Meredith Siegfried Madden was appointed CEO of NORDAM, one of the world’s largest independently owned aerospace companies, in July of 2011. 

Prior to that, she was chief operating officer, then president, responsible for all repair and manufacturing operations in the United States, Europe and Asia. 

Earlier, she was vice president of NORDAM’s Repair Group; vice president of Global Sales and Marketing; and vice president of NORDAM International. 

Since joining the company in 1999, she has been based in Tulsa, Okla. and has spent considerable time at NORDAM’s facilities in the United Kingdom and Singapore.

Siegfried has played a key role in transforming NORDAM into the global aerospace entity that it is today. 

Before her tenure with NORDAM, she was a senior consultant on mergers and acquisitions, corporate recovery services and financial advisory with Arthur Andersen’s Global Corporate Finance Group.

Board Memberships

Organizations

Education

NORDAM

United Way – Tulsa Area 2014 Campaign, Team Leader for Aerospace, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Port and Transportation Divisions

Master of Business Administration - University of Chicago

Erickson Air-Crane, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAC)

Tulsa Charity Flight Night

Business Administration degree in Finance - Notre Dame

SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW)

Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO)

Aspen Institute, Henry Crown Fellowship, 2011-2013

Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum

Okla. Governor’s Delegation to China (2004)

 

Aerospace Industries Association

   

Tulsa Community Foundation Board of Trustees

   

Tulsa Airport Authority Board of Trustees (8 years past board member, five years as chairman)

   

World Travel Services, LLC

   

 

 

William L. Peacher is a past CEO, senior vice president and chief operating officer of NORDAM’s Repair Group and was formerly NORDAM’s CFO. 

Prior to joining the company full time in June 2002, Mr. Peacher was a financial advisor and consultant to NORDAM for 14 years and, during that time, operated his own investment banking firm. Earlier business experience includes the position of vice president and manager of corporate finance for Llama Company in Fayetteville, Arkansas; executive vice president, CFO and director of Skye Resources Ltd; assistant treasurer of Skelly Oil Company and treasurer of Skelly Pipeline Company. 

Peacher currently serves on the Board of Directors for Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) and U.S. Payments, LLC. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. Mr. Peacher also holds a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School, Boston.

Steven Levesque is the chief financial officer for NORDAM, leading the company’s global finance initiatives, including treasury and capital structuring, financial planning, analysis, corporate development, performance measurement and real estate. Having spent the majority of his career in aviation-related finance and executive management, he draws on a wealth of impressive expertise, spanning CEO and CFO roles at institutional-capital portfolio companies, turnaround management, recapitalization plans, and aviation-management consulting.

Immediately prior to joining NORDAM, Levesque was the principal of Global Aviation Infrastructure LLC, directly providing management and advisory services for corporations, airport sponsors, and private equity firms and financial institutions. Other past career positions have included president and CEO for Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, and CFO of Landmark Aviation, where he actively led projects in the Americas, Europe, India and the Middle East, developing a successful track record of scaling businesses with multiple financial sponsors.

He recently retired as a commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve, where his last assignment was as commanding officer of a commissioned expeditionary-logistics unit, providing support for worldwide operations and exercises. Levesque earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and an MBA with a concentration in finance and strategic management from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.

Milann H. Siegfried is a registered nurse and community volunteer. She has served on or headed boards of a number of institutions, including the Tulsa Philharmonic, Tulsa Opera, Foundation for Excellence, and the American Academy of Physician and Patient.

Milann was the first female chairman of the board of Cascia Hall Preparatory School and St. John Medical Center. She has served on the National Committee for the Performing Arts, State Arts Council, Philbrook Art Museum, and was president and chairman of Gilcrease Museum. She was a trustee of the University of Portland (Oregon) and a trustee of the University of Tulsa. Milann was a member of the National Review Board, appointed by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. She is the chairman of St. John Medical Center, a trustee of Eisenhower Medical Center - California, Footsteps Committee for the Order of Holy Cross Priests, the Papal Foundation, the ALS Advisory Committee of the Judith, and Jean Pape Adams Charitable Foundation.

Milann Siegfried is the widow of NORDAM's founder, the late Ray Siegfried.