Linda Deslatte

Vp, Commercial Programs at Bell Flight

Linda Deslatte has a strong background in the aerospace industry. Linda began their career at Lockheed Martin in 2001 as a Systems Engineering Lead and then moved to Rockwell Collins in 2007, where they served as a Technical Project Manager. In this role, they led a team in the development and integration of a military fixed-wing aircraft communication system and managed the creation of a military aircraft logistics support system. Linda joined Bell Flight in 2012 as an Engineering Manager and progressed to become the Program Director for the B429 helicopter. Linda then held the position of Director of Strategy before becoming the Nexus Program Manager. Currently, Linda is the Vice President of Commercial Programs at Bell Flight.

Linda Deslatte graduated from Texas A&M University-Kingsville in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering. Linda then attended Southern Methodist University from 2004 to 2005 and earned a Master's degree in Systems Engineering.


Previous companies

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  • Vp, Commercial Programs

    January, 2022 - present

  • Nexus Program Manager

    January, 2020

  • Director Of Strategy

    January, 2018

  • Program Director, B429

    January, 2016

  • Engineering Manager

    July, 2012