Another of our 1982 West Point classmates, Ellen Houlihan supports the organization as a facilitator and coach, leveraging her substantive expertise in organizational transformation and manufacturing.She was graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1982 as a Field Artillery Officer and served in a variety of positions, including representing the 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized) on the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services.
Leaving the military for a multi-decade career in industry, Ms. Houlihan’s experience spans both commercial electronic product development and defense acquisition. She has led every manufacturing process function from raw material qualification and selection to final acceptance shipment. She has a Master of Business Administration from Rivier College, where her field of study focused on process development and integration.
Ms. Houlihan is the first female West Point graduate to be selected by her peers as class president, and currently serves as Vice-Chairman for the West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG) Board of Directors.
She and her husband reside in Allen, Texas.