Lillian Dukes joined Atlas Air Worldwide in 2020 with more than 25 years of executive, technical operations, and supply management experience in the aviation industry. Throughout her career, she has held global operations leadership positions at American Airlines, American Eagle Airlines, Spirit AeroSystems, Beechcraft Corp., and General Electric. In 2020, the University of Tennessee’s Haslam School of Business appointed Lillian to the position of lecturer in the University’s Aerospace and Defense MBA program.
Lillian earned her undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University and her Masters in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University.
Lillian is a committed humanitarian leader for the Haitian charity Fondation Enfant Jesus. In both professional and social leadership roles, Lillian has been widely recognized as someone making a difference in society and in aerospace and engineering enterprises. As a result of her commitment and successes in these areas, she has been recognized and personally featured in industry leading magazines. In addition to speaking on issues facing professionals in the aerospace and engineering industries, she also works to pay it forward by mentoring students and employees in their professional growth.