Joan Robinson-Berry is vice president of Engineering, Modifications & Maintenance for Boeing Global Services (BGS). This capability provides engineering and modifications support to the Government Services and Commercial Services businesses across (BGS). Robinson-Berry is responsible for fleet engineering services, modifications to aircraft, logistics products and support, Aircraft on Ground (AOG) services, forward base deployment with operators around the world, and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facilities in San Antonio, Cecil Field and Shanghai. Robinson-Berry also serves on the Enterprise Engineering Functional Leadership Team.
Prior to this role, Robinson-Berry served as vice president and general manager of Boeing South Carolina (BSC), where she held overall leadership responsibility for the facilities in North Charleston. Previously, Robinson-Berry served as vice president of the Shared Services Group (SSG) Supplier Management organization, where she led the strategy, contracting, daily management and development of the supply chain to provide more than $8 billion of non-production goods and services.
Her other previous roles include director of Phantom Works Supplier Management for Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS), director of Small/Diverse Business & Strategic Alliances for BDS and director of Technical Workforce Excellence. She also served as program manager of the MD-80/-90 Twinjet Programs for Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
Robinson-Berry has received extensive recognition for her work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics from global organizations, including the National Society of Black Engineers and various members of Congress.
Robinson-Berry was named among Women's Enterprise magazine's 2017 Top 100 leaders in corporate supplier diversity as well as one of the Most Powerful Women in Business by Black Enterprise. She received the Women of Color Professional Achievement Award in 2015 and the Career Communications Group and was inducted into their Alumni Hall of Fame.
Robinson-Berry holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management & Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology. Robinson-Berry is an AIAA – Associate Technical Fellow and an African Scientific Institute Fellow. She also received honorary doctorate of business degrees from Charleston Southern University and Allen University.