Executive Consultant, Pricing and Strategy

Scott Patton has 30+ years of success and experience in technical operations, business development, and management within the public and private sectors, with a focus on business operations and costing/pricing in the aerospace industry.  He possesses in-depth experience in the full range of business development and operations activities.


Prior to joining Richter & Company, Mr. Patton was a Finance Manager at Lockheed Martin Energy Solutions, responsible for cost/price analysis and proposal development in the commercial and Federal markets.  In a previous role at GE Aviation, he was responsible for overall financial reporting, cost analysis and pricing within the Information Systems Product Area across four worldwide sites.  He held similar positions at Smiths Aerospace, Orbital Science Corporation, and Fairchild Space and Defense Corporation.


Mr. Patton received a B.S. from the College of William and Mary, and M.S. in Economics and Management from Hood College.  He has completed a wide variety of professional training including courses in estimating, cost analysis, pricing and negotiation at American Graduate University, and the Zenger-Miller Management Leadership Development Program.