Pictured from left: Carly Rohrig, Paul Bladow, Barbara Kerschner
For the past three years, Florida Tech alumni have earned the distinction of being selected as Lockheed Martin’s Employee of the Year for the Eastern Range. The honor is bestowed in the fall to employees who have “displayed ownership and accountability in work assignments, helped transform the Eastern Range site into a more desirable place to work, demonstrated a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and served the local community.”
MEET THE HONOREES
BARBARA KERSCHNER ’83 M.S.
Employee of the Year 2016, Systems Engineer
Barbara was recognized for taking initiative on a project that required her to ensure the maturation of new technologies for key U.S. Missile Defense Agency programs. Barbara is also an active volunteer for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) efforts.
PAUL BLADOW ’12
Employee of the Year 2015, Mechanical Engineer
Paul has become an expert for engineering processes and documentation for key U.S. Missile Defense Agency programs. He also serves as a mentor for other engineers within the organization and is the president of Next Generations Leaders, a resource group for employees.
CARLY ROHRIG ’98
Employee of the Year 2014, Systems Engineer
Carly was recognized for driving results on technical designs and documentation for key U.S. Missile Defense Agency programs and trade studies. She served as a lead for other engineers on projects that resulted in additional cost savings for Lockheed Martin’s government customer. She holds a leadership position within the Women’s Intrinsic Network and Lockheed Martin’s Diversity and Inclusion Council.