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2020 Service to the Flag Award Winners

Joanna Speed
Managing Director
SpeedNews Conferences,  Aviation Week Network

Major General
Donna Shipton

Director, Strategic Plans, Programs, Requirements &  Analyses
HQ Air Force Materiel Command


Executive Director & Co-Founder
Veterans Legal Institute

Past Service to the Flag Award Winners



  • INDUSTRY - Holly Bertrand, Co-Founder & COO, ExoAnalytic Solutions

  • COMMUNITY - Laura Herzog, Director, Honoring Our Fallen

  • GOVERNMENT/MILITARY - Deanna Ryals, Chief Partnership Officer, Space & Missile Systems Center


  • INDUSTRY - Nancy Fitzgerald Strategy and Business Development Director, Space and Mission Solutions At Lockheed Martin

  • COMMUNITY - Marty Martin Chairman of the Board for Operation Gratitude

  • GOVERNMENT/MILITARY - Laurie Risk Crime Prevention Analyst El Segundo Police Department, Crime Prevention 


  • INDUSTRY - Robin Follman-Otta, Chief Operating Officer at Markall Incorporated & RA Industries LLC

  • COMMUNITY - Teri Kelsall, Founder, In Charge at The Jonas Project

  • GOVERNMENT/MILITARY - Mayor Suzanne Fuentes, Mayor of the City of El Segundo


  • INDUSTRY - Michelle Scarpella, Senior Vice President Global Logistics and Operational Support at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

  • COMMUNITY - Brenda Threatt, Executive Director at US Vets

  • GOVERNMENT/MILITARY - Dr. Claire Leon, Director of the Launch Enterprise Directorate at the Space and Missile Systems Center Air Force Space Command


  • INDUSTRY - Peg Billson, President & CEO Aftermarket Services at BBA Aviation

  • COMMUNITY - Barbara Musella, Center Manager at Bob Hope Hollywood USO at LAX

  • GOVERNMENT/MILITARY - Rear Admiral Sandra E. Adams, Deputy Commander at Navy Expeditionary Combat Command


  • INDUSTRY - Lisa Kohl, Sector Vice President, Global Supply Chain at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

  • COMMUNITY - Judith Otter, Executive Director at the Gary Sinise Foundation

  • GOVERNMENT/MILITARY - Joy White, Director of Contracting at Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base


  • INDUSTRY - Dr. Wanda Austin, President & CEO at The Aerospace Corporation

  • COMMUNITY - Patti Patton-Bader, Founder, President & CEO of Soldiers' Angels    

  • GOVERNMENT/MILITARY - Lt Gen Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California


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