Former Deputy PEO, Fighters and Bombers, Brian Rutledge, Joins Dayton Aerospace

January 10th, 2017|NEWS: Personnel Announcement|
Brian Rutledge, Deputy PEO, Fighters and Bombers

Key Specialties

  • Leadership & Business Strategy Development

  • Program Management

  • Source Selection

  • Sole Source Negotiation

  • Financial Management & Analysis


Dayton Aerospace is pleased to announce that Mr. Brian Rutledge, GS-15, Department of the Air Force (DAF) (Ret), has joined the company as a senior associate. Brian brings over 35 years of broad program management experience across private industry, US Air Force (USAF), and Joint Service. As the former deputy program executive officer (PEO), Fighters & Bombers Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC/WW), Brian directed efforts for the entire USAF fighter and bomber portfolio valued at $70B and managed over 3,000 multi-disciplined military, civilian, and contractor staff —involving critical and complex major aircraft and weapons through research, development, testing, production, and sustainment. Prior to that role, Brian was the deputy director for Big Safari programs. There, he directed efforts for a 45+ program portfolio to include development, upgrade, depot, special logistic supply chain, and flight activities supporting airborne reconnaissance, electronic attack, offensive information operations, low-intensity conflict, unconventional warfare, homeland defense, drug intervention, special operations, and foreign military initiatives.

Learn more about Brian here.