Shannon Massey is the senior vice president and general manager of Lycoming Engines, the only U.S. owned and operated aviation piston engine manufacturer. In this role, Massey is responsible for the strategic direction of Lycoming Engines, inclusive of its aviation product portfolio development, its manufacturing core competencies, and customer services. She also serves as a member of the Textron Systems Executive Leadership Team.
Before Massey joined Lycoming Engines, she was the vice president of Assembly Operations at Bell where she managed assembly centers in Amarillo, Texas; Lafayette, Louisiana; and Ozark, Alabama.
Massey first joined Bell as an engineer in 1995. Throughout her 25-year career with Bell, she held various roles of increased responsibility in all Fort Worth Operations Centers of Excellence, including the Advanced Composites, Rotors and Drive Systems Centers.
Shannon holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Texas Christian University and a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University. She is a Textron Six-Sigma Master Black Belt, a graduate of Textron’s Executive Leadership Program at the University of North Carolina, and a graduate of Textron’s Senior Executive Leadership Program at Duke University.