May 25, 2010
Mr. Arthur E. “Gene” Goldman is to be reassigned as Deputy Director, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). Mr. Goldman returns to Marshall after having served as Director of NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center (SSC). Prior to being named SSC Director, Mr. Goldman served as Deputy Director of Stennis from 2006 to 2008. Before arriving at Stennis, he served two years as Manager of the Space Shuttle Main Engine project at MSFC. Prior to that time he served as Deputy Manager of the Space Shuttle Main Engine Project for five years.
Mr. Goldman began his NASA career in 1990. Before joining NASA, he worked for three years as engineering manager for the Tennessee Valley Authority in Athens, Alabama; seven years as a project engineer/manager for Gulf States Utilities in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and four years as project engineer with the Tennessee Valley Authority in Hartsville, Tennessee. He was appointed to the Senior Executive Service (SES) in 2004 after completing NASA’s SES Candidate Development Program.
A native of Russell, Mississippi, Mr. Goldman earned the Registered Professional Engineer-Civil certification in 1983 and holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Mississippi State University. He completed the Senior Executive Fellows Program at Harvard University in 2002 and the Congressional Operations Program at George Washington University in 2003. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal (2002); the NASA Certificate of Appreciation (1997); and the Marshall Space Flight Center Director’s Commendation (1992).