Mark Ripke, Chief Engineer for Boeing Salt Lake since 2013. In this role, Mark leads the Engineering organization consisting of managers, engineers, and technicians with a strong focus on Innovation and Producibility. Statement of work for the team is supporting the fabrication/assembly of composite/metallic aircraft end items across all Boeing Commercial models through aligned design and build.
Mark began his career with The Boeing Company in 1998. He has held leadership positions in Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Maintenance, Information Technology, and Engineering.
Prior to Boeing, Mark held leadership and technical roles with the Department of Defense and Westinghouse, which focused on engineering, information technology, maintenance, metallurgy, and non-destructive testing.
He is a graduate of Weber State University with Bachelors of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science. In addition, he holds several degrees from the United States Air Force Air University and Community College of the Air Force.
Mark serves on the Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) Board, Utah STEM Action Center Board, and Utah Technology Initiative Advisory Board along with the College of Engineering Industrial Advisory Boards for the University of Utah, Utah State University, Utah Valley University, and Weber State University.