Kevin “Morty” Mortensen

Vice President for Business Development, Strategy and Growth
BAE Systems

Kevin “Morty” Mortensen works for BAE Systems and is Vice President for Business Development, Strategy and Growth. In his previous position he was Vice President of International Marketing for the Swedish Space Corporation. Morty served 29 years in the Air Force retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He was also a prior service Master Sergeant (E-7). During Morty’s Air Force career he served extensively in the Air Force Space and Missile communities. He Commanded the 3rd Space Operations Squadron, served as Schriever Wargame Director, represented the Air Force on Capitol Hill as the Legislative Liaison for Space, Cyberspace, and ICBM programs, was an Aide-de-Camp to two Commanders of Air Force Space Command, was a speech-writer for Air Force Space Command leadership, and he held Instructor and Stan/Eval positions in the ICBM community. Morty volunteers in the community and is the Executive Vice President, Rocky Mountain Chapter of the National Industrial Association. Morty is also a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Rocky Mountain Section and he is currently its Secretary. Morty is married to Kathy Pallozzi, a retired Air Force Colonel who just completed 36 years of Air Force service. Kathy was also a prior service Technical Sergeant (E-6). Morty and Kathy have four adult children (Kristin, Kevin, Sarah and Ross) and one awesome granddaughter, Quinn Rose! In his spare time Morty enjoys traveling and golf.

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