Chief Executive Officer and President
Drake joined El-Segundo, California-based Aerojet Rocketdyne in 2015 and serves
as CEO and President. She was previously with United Technologies Corporation
(UTC), where she served as president of Pratt & Whitney AeroPower’s
auxiliary power unit and small turbojet propulsion business. Prior experience
includes various senior level roles at UTC and Ford Motor Company. Ms. Drake
served on active duty for seven years as a U.S. Army aviator and airfield
commander of Davison Army Airfield in Fort Belvoir, VA.
Drake is a distinguished military graduate of the U.S. Army Aviation Officer
School. She received a Master’s of Business Administration from Butler
University and a Bachelor of Arts from the College of New Rochelle. She also
holds commercial and private pilot’s licenses in both fixed-wing and
Appointed to the Board in February 2017, Ms. Drake was also
appointed to the Audit Committee of the Board.