Nancy Ziuzin Schlegel
Nancy Ziuzin Schlegel has close to 30 years of experience in the international trade, and global defense and aerospace sectors, having worked on Capitol Hill and in the Executive Branch, as well as in a major trade association and in increasing leadership roles within the Lockheed Martin Corporation.
In January 2016, Nancy Ziuzin Schlegel was named Vice President, International Government Affairs, Lockheed Martin International (LMI). In this new function, Ms. Ziuzin Schlegel leads the Corporation’s diplomatic community outreach and senior executive and customer engagement. Prior to 2013, Nancy Ziuzin Schlegel served as Vice President, International Business Development, and acting Vice President, International Strategy and Business Development.
In previous roles within Lockheed Martin, Ms. Ziuzin Schlegel directed the corporation’s liaison with Congress and the Executive Branch on priority international programs, defense cooperation, exports and trade policy. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin in 1992, she managed the international portfolio for the Aerospace Industries Association, served in the Commerce Department Bureau of Export Administration under Secretaries William Verity and Robert Mosbacher, and served on the staff of Congressman Rod Chandler (WA-8) in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Currently, Nancy serves on corporate advisory and women’s leadership boards, including the World Affairs Council, the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), the Center for U.S. Global Engagement, and the Women’s Foreign Policy Group. She is a past chair of the Aerospace Industries Association’s International Council.
Nancy studied Diplomacy and World Affairs at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California, and graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington with a B.A. in Political Science in 1983.
Nancy was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. She currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband Paul, a lobbyist, and her two teenage sons.