LTG Steven Shepro
(U.S. Air Force, Ret.)
21st Deputy Chairman, NATO Military Cmte; VP, Integrated Customer Solutions, Pratt & Whitney Military Engines
Lt General (Ret) Steve “Shep” Shepro is the Vice President of Integrated Customer Solutions for Pratt & Whitney's Military Engines division where he is responsible for engaging with governments and industries from around the world to understand their requirements and offer propulsion solutions to meet their needs.
Additionally, he oversees the growth of the Military Aftermarket business at the worldwide facilities and military installations where Pratt & Whitney performs overhaul, maintenance, supply chain management, and field services.
Prior to his current role, Shep held the position of vice president of Boeing Defense Space and Security, FixedWing Aircraft, Global Sales & Marketing as well as vice president, Bombers & Fighters, Business Development. Additionally, he worked on Boeing’s corporate Sustainability Council, advancing the company’s approach on environmental priorities.
Prior to Boeing, General Shepro was the 21st Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, where he advised political leadership and steered policy, strategy, decision-making and defense capabilities of the Alliance. A command pilot with more than 3,000 flying hours and 600 combat hours, he has held senior positions on the Joint Staff, Air Staff and Coalition staffs; he has commanded multiple operational wings, groups and squadrons; and has led US and coalition airmen in numerous global operations.
General Shepro received a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy and Master degrees from the University of Strasbourg, France and the National War College. He also holds certificates from Harvard University and the Argentine Air War College.
Shep is also a teaching fellow at SMU’s Tower Center for Public Policy and International Affairs, a senior mentor for the NATO Defense College, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a director of the Olmsted Foundation.