Blog Category: People

Robinson Zapata: Finding Meaning in His Work

Working in the commercial parts supply industry was just the beginning for Robinson Zapata. As a 17-year GE Aerospace employee and member of the U.S. Army Reserves, he found his true calling and fell in love with the precision and dedication required in the aviation industry. What really motivates him are the people he works with.

GE Aerospace’s Quick Six with Miriam Alvarez

In this installation of Quick Six, GE Aerospace chatted with Miriam Alvarez, Senior Manufacturing Manager.

Alvarez has been with GE Aerospace for 13 years, during which she’s been deeply involved with the Hispanic Forum, which has incited her commitment to volunteer in the community and grow her career through mentorship.

GE Aerospace’s Quick Six with Maribel CortesConde

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we sat down with Maribel CortesConde, Digital Technology Technical Program Manager, to talk about the impact GE’s Hispanic Heritage Forum has had on her professionally and personally.

The Power and the Glory: GE Aerospace Delivers 3,000th GE90 Engine

In the annals of engine production, the GE90 holds a special attraction for both the aviation world and the people at GE Aerospace who’ve worked on the engine program. Today GE Aerospace announced that it has delivered its 3,000th GE90 production engine.

GE Aerospace’s Quick Six with Hannah Gray

In our next instalment of Quick Six, we sat down with Hannah Gray, who was recently a finalist in the British Ex-Forces in Business Finalist for her work as an advocate for Veteran’s transitioning into commercial careers. She leads GE’s Military Officer Leadership Program for the UK and is also a regular speaker at Officers Association & Forces Employment Charity employment summits specifically supporting female veterans and those interested in commercial careers.

Beds to Paint: Volunteers Help Remodel Veteran Family’s Home for Reality Show Sponsored by GE Aerospace

Military Makeover pulls together local businesses and volunteers to carry out home improvements — everything from installing new flooring to revamping a patio — based on the needs of the veteran’s family. The new season, which premieres August 11 on Lifetime, will be sponsored by GE Aerospace as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to service members. In return, the show’s producers chose to help a family in Lynn, home to GE Aerospace’s flagship defense plant.

GE Aerospace’s Quick Six with Jami Tomczak

For our next installation of Quick Six, we sat down with Jami Tomczak, Lean Facilitator for supply chain at GE Aerospace’s Grand Rapids, Michigan, location. She’s been with GE Aerospace for four years and helps drive improvement by ensuring that people at her site are executing lean practices. She does this by fostering an environment of learning so everyone can develop creative solutions using lean. Jami is not only passionate about lean, she’s also an active member in the Pride Alliance employee resource group (ERG) at the Grand Rapids facility. She’s an advocate and hopes to inspire others to live in their truth by showing up as her authentic self to work every day.

GE Aerospace’s Quick Six with Liam Richards

In our next installation of Quick Six, GE Aerospace sat down with Liam Richards, Operations Management Leadership Program (OMLP) & Early Careers Leader for Avio Aero. Richards has been with the company for nine years, starting off as an intern and then participating in Operations Management Leadership Program (OMLP). He’s currently responsible for recruiting, engaging, and developing early career talent for Avio Aero.

Ticket to Fly: Engineer and STEM Advocate Alisha Davis-Kent Will Take Us to the Paris Air Show

The 2023 Paris Airshow is coming up very soon, and evaluation engineer, Alisha Davis-Kent, is going to represent GE Aerospace and give us a behind the scenes look at what happens during the airshow. As an evaluation engineer, Davis-Kent has a front row seat to GE’s specialized jet engine testing. Her role is to help coordinate development tests of commercial and military engines, gathering the engineering data that help certify jet engines and further the capabilities of flight.

Highlights from MRO Americas, the Largest Aviation Services Trade Show in the World

MRO Americas is the largest trade show in the world that’s dedicated to aviation maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO). In April, 850 exhibitors and more than 15,000 people attended the three-day show in Atlanta, including airlines, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and MRO service providers like GE Aerospace, leasing companies, aviation authorities and regulators.

Veteran Family Chosen for 35th Season of ‘Military Makeover with Montel’ in Partnership with GE Aerospace

The Carmody family, a veteran family, was chosen for 35th season of ‘Military Makeover with Montel’ in partnership with GE Aerospace. Airing on Lifetime and the American Forces Network, Military Makeover pulls together businesses and local volunteers to carry out home improvements — everything from installing new flooring to revamping a patio — based on the needs of the veteran’s family. By appearing on Military Makeover, the Carmodys hope to “bring light to the mental health issues veterans may silently face even when they seem OK,” the family says.


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