Donny Dorsey

Vice President, Operations

Donny Dorsey is vice president, Operations at Ingalls Shipbuilding. In this role, Donny and his team are responsible for all manufacturing operations across the Ingalls portfolio of ships. Donny will work collaboratively with our union partners, continuing the Ingalls legacy of strong execution, and will focus on strategic innovation and transformation as we look to the future.

Donny previously served in Program Management with a focus on the DDG 51 class where he and his team managed the installation, test, and activation of multiple complex ship systems, including the Aegis combat suite on DDG 114, 117, 119, 121, and 123. Most recently, Donny served as Ship Program Manager for all DDG waterfront efforts. Donny joined Ingalls in 2000 as a robotic operations technician and spent a portion of his career focused on the Gulfport Composite Operations for LPD/DDG 1000 serving as quality manager, operations director and then site director.

Donny earned a bachelor’s of science in Management from Nicholls State University and an MBA in Project Management from Capella University. He is a graduate of the Gulf Coast Business Council’s Masters Program and is an avid volunteer for the Cub and Boy Scouts of Mobile, Alabama.

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