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John D. Heilmann

Advisory Board Member
John Heilmann

Global Business Director, Offshore Products
Lord Corporation

John Heilmann joined the ME Advisory Board in 2010. He is a Virginia Tech alumnus, with both BS (1995) and MS degrees (1996) in Mechanical Engineering. After leaving Virginia Tech, John joined Lord Corporation, a privately-held company headquartered in Cary, NC. At Lord, John has held positions in design engineering and engineering management, focusing on flight-critical helicopter components. John has also served as product manager for Lord’s electromechanical product and elastomeric helicopter product lines. John is currently the global business director for Lord’s offshore elastomeric products, serving the oil and gas industry. While at Lord, John obtained a Pennsylvania professional engineer license and completed an MBA at UNC-Chapel Hill. John serves on Lord’s STEM Outreach and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation committees. John resides in Apex, NC.