Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 7 p.m.
TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport – 1 Idlewild Drive, Queens, NY 11430
Honoring Stanley A. Deal Executive Vice President
The Boeing Company
President and Chief Executive Officer
Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Stan Deal

Stan Deal is the executive vice president of The Boeing Company and holds the positions of president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Appointed to this role in October 2019, he oversees the delivery of a range of highly efficient airplanes to global customers and leads the growth of Boeing’s commercial airplane programs. With a career at Boeing since 1986, Deal has held diverse leadership roles, including senior vice president of Commercial Aviation Services and various positions in Sales and Marketing. He has been instrumental in achieving record performance and played a key role in supply chain strategy and management. Apart from his corporate responsibilities, Deal serves on the boards of Challenge Seattle, Washington Roundtable, and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, contributing to civic challenges, economic vitality, and the promotion of aviation history and education. Deal holds a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.

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Vaughn College Gala Committee

  • CLORINDA ANTONUCCIExecutive Director, John F. Kennedy International Airport Chamber of Commerce
  • Stephanie BaldwinVice President of Airport Operations at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Delta Air Lines
  • Debbie CoffeyVice President and Chief Communications Officer, Atlas Air
  • Cubie DawsonVice President for Business Development, Hudson Group
  • Barry EcclestonPresident (retired), Airbus Americas, Inc.; Vaughn College Trustee
  • Laura EtreAirport Security Coordinator/Manager AvPORTS/Westchester County Airport
  • Stephen FergusonAssistant Airport Manager, Westchester County Airport
  • Greg HamiltonPresident, Aviation Week
  • Lauren HylandCommunications and Program Associate, Cargo Airline Association
  • Doug IzarraPrincipal, AvStar Consulting; Vaughn College Trustee
  • Karen KellerChief of Staff, Airlines for America
  • Jennifer L. McGillCustom Relations, Event Operations and Executive Scheduling, Boeing Commercial Sales and Marketing
  • Suzette NobleChief Executive Officer, LaGuardia Gateway Partners
  • Sharon PinkertonSenior Vice President, Legislative and Regulatory Policy, Airlines for America
  • Mylene ScholnickPrincipal for Aircraft Sourcing and Fleet Strategy, Amazon
  • Ralph TragalePrincipal, RT Connects
  • Peter VaughnFounder and Managing Director, Vaughn Advisory Group; Vaughn College Trustee

You can support the Gala by becoming a sponsor, attending the event, placing a digital ad or donating to the Student Emergency Assistance Fund.

If you are unable to attend the 2024 Vaughn College Gala, but would like to make a gift to support the event, CLICK HERE.

See the information below regarding what your tickets and sponsorship includes and how to submit payment for all options. You may submit an ad for digital recognition to . The deadline for digital ads is Monday, March 11.

Contact Stephen DeSalvo at 718.429.6600 ext. 353 or if you have any questions.

All proceeds from the Gala will benefit student scholarships and institutional priorities.

Vaughn College is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. All contributions and a portion of sponsorships and ticket purchases are tax deductible as provided by law.

If you are unable to attend the 2024 Vaughn College Gala, but would like to make a gift to support the event, CLICK HERE.