Michael E. Hinkey is currently engaged in community outreach and advocacy activities focused in the STEM Education area. He is focused on increasing the pipeline of students into STEM and STEM-related career fields, especially among the under-represented populations in those fields.
Hinkey retired as the Sector Vice President and General Manager of the Airborne C41SR Systems division for Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector, a leading global developer, provider, manufacturer, and integrator of advanced, secure, and agile systems and solutions.
In this role, Hinkey had executive responsibility for all division operations, including a wide range of C41SR capabilities, with a focus on evolving to multi-function sensor capabilities for domestic and international customers.
Hinkey joined the company in 1981 and held many leadership positions with increasing responsibility in program and functional support areas. From 2015-2017, Hinkey was Sector Vice President and General Manager of the Airborne ISR and Targeting Systems division in the Mission Systems Sector.
Hinkey currently serves on Loyola University’s Natural and Applied Sciences Steering Board, Charis the University of Maryland Baltimore County’s College of Engineering and Information Technology Advisory Board, the Board of Directors at M. St. Joseph High School, the Board of Directors of the Ingenuity Project, the Board of Directors at the Digital Harbor Foundation, The Board of Bmore STEM, the Board of Directors of Rolling Road Golf Club and the Board of Directors of the Maryland State Golf Association.