John M. Garvey, GSC CEO/ President - ExperienceJohn Garvey
has directed the entire series of Kimbo and Prospector vehicle development and test activities, as well as the company's commercially contracted engineering services business.Major achievements while running GSC
have included the first flight test of a composite cryogenic tank for liquid oxygen, first powered flight tests of a liquid-propellant aerospike engine and sixteen flight tests overall involving thirteen vehicles.Prior to his full-time engagement as GSC CEO in January 2000, Mr. Garvey spent fourteen years as an engineer and manager at McDonnell Douglas (now part of Boeing) in Huntington Beach, California.
Relevant experiences include assignments as the field-site flight engineer for the DC-XA prototype RLV at White Sands Missile Range, senior manager for avionics systems integration on the Delta III launch vehicle and senior manager for telemetry, tracking & command on the EELV / Delta IV program.Mr. Garvey also spent a year at RCA Astro Electronics (now part of Lockheed Martin) in Hightstown, NJ, where he was involved in the manufacture of commercial satellites.His
education includes an A.B. in economics, Magna cum Laude from Harvard University
(1982) and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Boston University