Lianne Stein, Boeing Company

TITLE: Vice President for Global Corporate Citizenship

FUNDING AREAS: STEM education, K-12 education, early education, arts eduction, community development, arts and culture, health and safety

CONTACT: 312-544-2000

PROFILE: Lianne Stein is Vice President for Global Corporate Citizenship at the Boeing Company. She also sits on the Board of Directors for American Corporate Partners, where her bio reads:

Lianne Stein was named vice president of Boeing Global Corporate Citizenship in September 2011. She is responsible for the enterprise Global Corporate Citizenship strategy, directing programs and resources that impact key issues and working across the enterprise to partner with organizations and the communities where Boeing has a presence.

Prior to this appointment, Stein was vice president of Boeing International and president of Boeing Germany. In that role, she identified and pursued new growth and productivity initiatives, led the country strategy planning process, coordinated company activities in Germany and focused on strengthening local market presence. A strategic focus within her portfolio was to develop and implement research and technology projects together with German universities, research institutes and suppliers.

Her previous positions with Boeing have included as vice president of Commercial Aviation for Connexion by Boeing and as vice president of Boeing Commercial Airplanes for Washington D.C. Operations.

From 1991 to 2001, Stein served as vice president and senior European marketing representative for International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC). During her 10 years at ILFC, she managed a fleet of aircraft valued at more than $7 billion and negotiated numerous commercial aircraft and engine lease agreements with airlines worldwide.

Before joining ILFC, she was manager of flight training course development at Flying Tigers air freight airline.

Stein serves as a board member for the Erikson Institute, one of only a few institutions of higher education in the United States whose central mission is to provide education and training to individuals working in early learning settings. Stein also is a member of the board of directors of American Corporate Partners, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting veterans in their transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce.

Stein is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles and a licensed private pilot.