Lloyd Drake is the Senior Manufacturing Engineering Manager of Lycoming Engines. Lloyd has multiple years of leadership experience within Textron with most of his 15-year tenure coming at Bell’s Drive Systems Center and most recently the Amarillo Assembly Center. Lloyd’s mix of experience in individual contributor roles such as a toolmaker, machinist, assembler, process engineer and project manager allows him to bring a rare and unique perspective to the leadership team. His leadership roles have been in multiple areas of Manufacturing, Tooling, and Production/Manufacturing Engineering Management. With the positions he has held, Lloyd has excelled at assembling teams of individuals and peers to focus around core competencies to problem solve and execute solutions across the business. He is a coach and mentor.
Lloyd is a Textron Six-Sigma Green Belt and has certifications in Aircraft Sheetmetal, Composites and other aviation courses. He is currently working on his B.A.A.S in Manufacturing and Industrial Management at Tarleton State University.