Kimberly B. (Kim) Doering is the Space Division Vice President for Dynetics, responsible for managing advanced space projects for NASA, the Department of Defense, and commercial customers. Doering is a 36-year aerospace veteran with 13 years' experience at NASA, including serving as deputy program manager of the Space Shuttle Program.
Doering came to Dynetics in April 2012 from United Space Alliance (USA) where she was vice president of Business Development and Huntsville Site Manager, leading USA's support of NASA's Space Shuttle, International Space Station, and Constellation Program work in Alabama.
Prior to joining USA in 2001, Doering served as NASA's deputy manager of the Space Shuttle Program, where she was responsible for the overall management, integration and operation of the program, including establishing and implementing program policy, directing and controlling scheduling, and directing the activities of a multidisciplinary workforce of more than 18,000 civil servants and contractors in the planning and execution of the Space Shuttle Program.
Before joining NASA, Doering worked as an aerospace engineer for Rockwell International, Hernandez Engineering, and Booz, Allen & Hamilton.
She joined NASA in 1994 as the NASA lead for Space Station Manifest and International Partners Coordination. She served as deputy manager for the ISS International Partners Office and as deputy manager for Orbital Space Plane Vehicle Engineering. She served as manager of the Space Shuttle Element Integration Office before being named manager of Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) in 2005.
Doering has received the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal, the Superior Achievement Award, the Team Excellence Award, and the Group Achievement Award, as well as the Rotary Club Stellar Award.
She earned a bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering from the University of Notre Dame.