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Vice President, Operations and Mission Success
Cindy Nafus is the vice president of Operations and Mission Success for United Launch Alliance (ULA). In this role she serves as the strategic leader for Mission Success, Production Operations, Launch Operations, manifest planning and customer communication.
Nafus began her career with the McDonnell Douglas Corporation in 1983 and worked in a quality support role on both the Spacelab and SPACEHAB Programs. After joining the Decatur, Alabama, Operations team in 1999, she held several positions of increasing responsibility with The Boeing Company and then ULA, including director of Production Operations and vice president of Quality, Safety and Mission Success.
Nafus earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Athens State University. She has served in numerous positions of leadership in the community including board of directors positions at the Decatur/Morgan County (Alabama) Chamber of Commerce and Morgan County Economic Development Association as well as serving on the United Way Women’s Leadership Council. In 2016, Nafus was honored as a 2016 North Alabama Girl Scouts Woman of Distinction Award Recipient.Download PDF