Shaun Humes Senior Manager, Program Management Collins Aerospace
Shaun Humes is a passionate Senior Program Manager in the Boeing Programs Department at Collins Aerospace. Shaun is currently responsible for the 787 portfolio of advanced avionics. Shaun has over nine years of experience at Collins having worked in engineering on various programs, spanning from the North African C-130 Flight 2 avionics retrofit to one of the first applications of the company's Pro Line Fusion Touch avionics suite.
Since the age of four, Humes knew he wanted to be involved in the operation or design of aircraft. Shaun received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and a Minor in Economics from Iowa State University. In May 2019, Shaun graduated with distinction from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business Executive MBA program—also receiving the college’s Leadership Certificate.
Shaun is also the focal for Aerospace Engineering on the Collins Iowa State University Campus Team, Vice Chair of the Collins Aerospace Cedar Rapids African American Forum (AAF), Executive Board Member of the non-profit Horizons: A Family Service Alliance, and 2016 Aviation Week Young Professionals Advisory Board Member.
The Chicago area native has a passion for social and economic development, being a private pilot, family life, and spiritual well being. He currently enjoys life in Cedar Rapids, IA with his wife and two sons.
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