Darryl Wilkerson is president of Meta Special Aerospace which includes companies with synergies in maintenance, repair, overhaul (MRO), new and used aircraft sales, proprietary FAA-certified aftermarket products, system integrations specific to intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (ISR), and turn-key government special mission air operations. He joined MSA with 28 years of defense industry experience, and has had full profit and loss (P&L) responsibility for the companies in his group since 2006.
Prior to his current position he served in advanced programs, program management, and business development roles at Teledyne Brown Engineering and L-3 Communications. He has extensive experience managing systems engineering and integration, modeling and simulation, LRIP manufacturing, contractor logistics, and field service operations in support of U.S. and foreign government and commercial customers.
Mr. Wilkerson began his aerospace career in 1978 with honorable service in the U.S. Air Force. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, and is a 2002 graduate of the University of Tennessee's Center for Executive Education.
He currently serves as a member of the National Defense Industrial Association, Air Force Association, USAF Logistics Officer Association, Army Aviation Association of America, Association of the US Army, National Contract Management Association, and
the University of Oklahoma Chapter of the Gamma Beta Phi Society.