David Hankinson

David W. Hankinson

Area(s) of Expertise : Executive Management, Human Resources, Operations
Key Industries: Aerospace, Government, Manufacturing


Hubbell Lighting, Human Resources Manager
Lead a wide range of Human Resources activities spanning labor and employee relations, wage and salary administration, worker's compensation, safety and health, and management of professional employees for two unionized manufacturing sites.

Virginia Tech University, Human Resources Manager
Responsible for all Human Resources activities for the University's Facilities Department. Worked with leadership from various disciplines on employee relations, compensation, training, policy development, staffing, and recruiting issues. Managed HR Generalists in this role.

United Technologies Aerospace Systems, Sr. Human Resources Manager
Leadership role with multi-site responsibilities for all facets of Human Resources at unionized manufacturing locations in West Virginia and California, and an administrative and engineering center in Ohio. Active involvement in continuous improvement activities designed to improve business and manufacturing processes.

Goodrich Corporation, Aerostructures Division, Human Resources Manager
Managed the Human Resources activities for 600 employee plant with a staff of five and an IAM bargaining unit of 350. Successful in transitioning the labor relations climate from adversarial to one the parties work together towards win-win problem resolutions.

Goodrich Corporation, Goodrich Turbine Fuel Technologies Division, Human Resources Manager
Managed all Human Resources activities for 5 plants, including one in the UK, with an employee population of 1,000.

  • MBA, Business Administration, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland
  • MS, Industrial Relations, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
  • BS, Political Science, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland