Board of Directors
Timothy (Tim) Fay
Senior Director, Space Field Operations
Business Development, Defense, Space & Security
Timothy (Tim) Fay is senior director, Space Field Operations, Business Development, Boeing Defense, Space & Security, where he leads personnel in three field offices throughout the United States that serve as an essential link between Boeing and its customers. In this role he is responsible for ensuring the business units fully understand the customers’ requirements.
Fay came to Boeing after consulting for McKinsey & Company, where he provided strategic analysis, operational perspectives and senior-leader insight to client support teams. He began his private sector career after a 34-year career in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a lieutenant general.
In his final assignment, Fay was director of staff, Headquarters Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., where he synchronized and integrated policy, plans, positions, procedures and cross-functional issues for the headquarters staff.
Other key assignments include instructor pilot and weapons officer duties in the B-52 Stratofortress and B-2 Spirit bombers and staff service at Headquarters, U.S. Strategic Command, U.S. Forces Iraq, Joint Staff and the Air Staff. He served in operations Desert Storm, Allied Force and Iraqi Freedom and commanded at the squadron, group and wing level. In addition, he’s a command pilot with more than 3,900 flight hours in the B-52, B-2, T-38 and T-37.
Fay is a member of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s National Security Advisory Council; senior fellow and regent, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies; the board of the Air Force Historical Foundation and the Falcon Foundation, and a member of the Air and Space Force Association.
A distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Fay holds a Master in International Relations, University of Belgrano, Argentina; a Master of Business Administration, California State University, Stanislaus; a Master of Science in administration, Central Michigan University; a Master in Military Operational Arts and Sciences, Air Command and Staff College; and a Master of Science in National Security Strategy, from the National War College.