Don Myers, Chair
Don Myers is the Director of Aerospace Sales & Marketing at Toray Composite Materials America, Inc. Don has been with Toray since 2010 and is responsible for leading the management of their commercial aerospace unit. His primary roles include the integration of new aerospace programs, program management, long range business planning and marketing strategies in the aerospace sector, as well as global customer support strategy. During his time at Toray, Don has led the team responsible for developing the architecture to support Toray’s global prepreg demand in the Boeing Commercial Aircraft programs.
Prior to joining Toray Composites (America) Inc., he worked in the corporate and general aviation industry as a source consultant and in rotary and fixed wing acquisitions. Don is a prior military aviator and has extensive experience with commercial, military, and corporate aircraft operations, sales and finance, supply chain management, and Federal Aviation Regulations.
Don is originally from Columbia, South Carolina, but his military and professional career have moved him across the U.S. a number of times. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and in 2012 completed Advanced Certifications for Senior Executives at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Don lives in the Puget Sound area of Washington State and enjoys flying, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding, and college football.
SC Aerospace is led by a private-sector advisory board with representatives from small to large aerospace-related firms from across the state.