Carol Lane is President of Cynergy, LLC, consulting in the fields of aerospace and energy. She is currently working with X-energy, LLC. From 2003-2014, she served as Vice President of Washington Operations and Vice President of Civil and Commercial Space for Ball Aerospace & Technologies, Corp.
With 25 years of defense and space community experience in policy, government relations and business development, Carol has worked with the Federal government, Congress, as well as over 18 years in industry with Lockheed Martin and TRW (Northrop Grumman), both in the operating plants and the Washington office, prior to joining Ball.
In 1988, President Reagan appointed Carol to serve as the Director of the Office of Commercial Space Transportation, under the Secretary of the Department of Transportation. Carol is a graduate of George Washington University. Carol served as Vice President of Development for Achievement Rewards for College Scholars (ARCS) and currently serves as President of the American Astronautical Society.