Nanoracks hires SVP of Finance + COO
More good news from the growing Nanoracks team! We are thrilled to welcome two new members to our leadership team. Stuart White has joined as Nanoracks’ new SVP of Finance, and Ty Baumbaugh is our new COO.
Stuart White is a financial leader with extensive experience in the aerospace, defense, energy, and technology industries has joined the Nanoracks team as the new SVP of Finance. Stuart joins Nanoracks from Ball Aerospace where he served as Senior Controller for the $2 billion aerospace company and oversaw much of the organization’s modernization efforts. Prior to his role at Ball, Stuart spent five years as a business unit CFO for KBR and two years as VP of Finance for L-3 Communications.
Stuart has led numerous business transformation initiatives including acquisition integration, system modernization and restructuring. Having worked in both Commercial and Government Contracting enterprises, he has developed expertise driving sustained profitable growth as well as securing new business opportunities. Stuart has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Houston, is a CPA and an alumni of PwC.
“I am really looking forward to this opportunity with Nanoracks to continue working in an industry I am passionate about for a company that is breaking barriers and transforming the future of space,” said White. “It is clear that the Nanoracks team is both uniquely talented and high achieving and I can’t wait to jump in and contribute.”
As Stuart transitions into his new role, former Voyager EVP of Operations, Ty Baumbaugh, will move into his new position as COO of Nanoracks. Ty joins Nanoracks from Voyager Space, where he served as Executive Vice President of Portfolio Operations and Integration. In that role, Ty built the portfolio operations group and led the development of many of the shared processes and systems that Voyager’s companies currently use. Ty became deeply ingrained in Nanoracks’ business in this role. At Voyager, Ty also took an active role on several company boards of directors and regularly worked with companies to strengthen their businesses.
Before joining Voyager, Ty held various leadership roles in business operations, strategy, and supply chain management, including board of directors and advisory roles with growing companies. Prior to his role in business operations, Ty enjoyed success as an engineer, technical product manager, and project manager.