Linda Karanian, Board of Directors

Linda Karanian

M Wade Holler

Linda Karanian is a consultant in the Washington, DC area, providing engineering, business development, customer relations, and federal budget and policy analysis support to aerospace companies.

Prior to opening her consulting practice in 2012, Linda spent 34 years with Lockheed Martin, first as a dynamics engineer and then as Director of Business Development in the company’s Civil Space organization. Upon transferring from Lockheed’s Space Systems business area in Denver to the Washington Operations organization, Linda combined her technical expertise and business development experience in defining strategies and assessing legislation and policy as it pertained to the company’s key Civil Space programs and opportunity pursuits.

As an aerospace consultant, Linda interfaces with customers and stakeholders within NASA and across other government agencies, supporting her clients in developing market analyses and identifying strategies that will position them to successfully capture key government contracts.