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aerospace corporation executive

Isaac Thomas Gillam, IV, American aerospace corporation executive. Recipient distinguished service medal National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1976, exceptional service medal National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1981, 82, Presidential Meritorius Executive award, 1986.

Background

IV, Isaac Thomas Gillam, was born on February 23, 1932 in Little Rock. Son of Isaac Thomas and Ethel McNeal (Reynolds) G.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Howard U., 1952.

Career

Joined, United States Air Force, 1953;advanced through grades to captain, United States Air Force, 1963;pilot, 1953-1963;commander missile launch crew, 1961-1963;various positions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1963-1968;manager Delta program, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1968-1971;program manager small launch vehicles, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1971-1976;director shuttle operations, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1976-1977;deputy director Dryden Flight Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Edward, California, 1977-1978;director Dryden Flight Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1978-1982;assistant associate administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 1982-1984;assistant administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 1984-1987;various positions, Open Joint-Stock Company (Russian: Открытое Aкционерное Oбщество) Corporation, 1987-1988;vice president, Mission and Computing Support, 1988-1989;senior vice president, Aerospace Systems Group, since 1989;chairman, Chief Executive Officer SECON, since 1994.

Membership

Fellow American Astronautical Society, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate). Member Air Force Association, American Management Association, Alpha Phi Alpha, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Norma Jean Hughes, December 21, 1956. Children: Michael, Teri, Traci, Kelli.

father:
Isaac Thomas G.

mother:
Ethel McNeal (Reynolds) G.

spouse:
Norma Jean Hughes

children:
Michael IV

Teri IV

Traci IV

Kelli IV