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Jim Hines

Project Management, Systems Engineering

Jim Hines has over 30 years of industrial experience in commercial, civil and military programs. He worked at the Boeing Company for 18 years. At Boeing, Mr. Hines was director of systems engineering at Huntington Beach. His department supported people, processes, tools and technologies for Shuttle/Space Station, Ballistic Missle Defense, Delta/Titan Expendable Launch Systems, Future Combat System, Homeland Security, X-37, Global Positioning Satellite, Phantom Works, Orbital Express, Space Exploratory Projects, Wave Rider (X-51A), Hyper X, and proprietary. Mr. Hines successfully championed a Capability Model Maturity Level 5 Integration certification at the site, mentored several award-winning employee involvement teams, and served as the Boeing enterprise systems engineering skill management team leader.

Previously, he concurrently led the Engineering Project Management and the Southern California Phantom Works Systems Engineering organizations. He held positions within Boeing as a chief systems engineer of a missile defense project, a senior manager within advanced engineering, and a project manager for the Space Shuttle and missile defense programs.

Prior to Boeing, Mr. Hines worked for LTV Aerospace Corporation, Colt Industries, and Alcoa. Mr. Hines earned his MBA in management (acquisitions and contracts) from University of Dallas; MS in industrial engineering (engineering management) and MS in metallurgical engineering from University of Pittsburgh; and MS and BS in ceramic science engineering from Pennsylvania State University.