For release: 08/07/02
Release #: 02-198
Mississippi native Gene Goldman selected for NASA executive leadership program
Arthur Eugene (Gene) Goldman, deputy manager of the Space Shuttle Main Engine Project at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., has been chosen to participate in a NASA executive leadership program.
Photo: Goldman (NASA/MSFC)
Arthur Eugene (Gene) Goldman, deputy manager of the Space Shuttle Main Engine Project at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., has been chosen to participate in a NASA executive leadership program.
Goldman, a native of Russell, Miss., near Meridian, will participate in the candidate development program for NASA’s Senior Executive Service -- an elite corps of men and women who administer public programs at top levels of federal government. He is one of five chosen at the Marshall Center to participate in the 18-month program.
Goldman assists in management of design, production and operation of the Space Shuttle Main Engines a $300 million project with more than 1,000 employees in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and California.
He joined NASA’s Marshall Center in 1990 in the Space Shuttle Systems Management and Integration Office, where he became supervisor in 1992. In 1994, Goldman moved to the Shuttle Main Engine Project Office to oversee the manufacturing of main engine components. Over the years he has held progressively challenging positions in the Main Engine Project Office, including technical assistant to the project manager and business manager. He was named deputy manager of the Main Engine Project in 1998.
Prior to coming to NASA, Goldman worked with the Tennessee Valley Authority at the Hartsville Nuclear Plant in Hartsville, Tenn., and Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in Decatur, Ala.; and with Gulf State Utilities in Baton Rouge, La.
He has received a number of NASA service awards, including a NASA Certificate of Appreciation and the Marshall Center Director’s Commendation.
Goldman is a graduate of Meridian Community College in Meridian, Miss., and received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss.
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