Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Programs Division, Northrop Grumman
Frank DeMauro is the Vice President and General Manager of Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Programs Division where he is responsible for the program execution, business development and financial performance of the company’s Human Space Systems, Satellite Servicing and Commercial Communication Satellite business segments. These business segments include critical Northrop Grumman programs such as NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) and Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV) programs.
Previously, Mr. DeMauro managed the Human Space Systems business area and served as the Program Director of the CRS program where he managed the development, production and delivery of multiple Cygnus spacecraft and oversaw several successful cargo delivery missions. A long time Northrop Grumman employee, Mr. DeMauro has also held the position of Vice President of Engineering as well as numerous leadership and program management positions in Northrop Grumman’s commercial communications satellite group. In his 30 year career, Mr. DeMauro has also held positions in Subsystem Development, Systems Engineering, and Business Development.
Mr. DeMauro has received the NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal, the National Space Society Space Pioneer Award, and the Pete Rustan Civil Space “Courage to Innovate” Award. As a member of the Cygnus team, he has also received the AIAA Space Systems Award and the RNASA Stellar Award for the COTS Development Program.
A native of New Jersey, Mr. DeMauro holds a B.S. Degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University.