Niki Kissinger

Niki Kissinger
Aerospace Engineer for the Federal Aviation Administration

Niki Kissinger certifies fixed-wing and rotorcraft aircraft as an Aerospace Engineer for the Federal Aviation Administration. She also serves part-time as an officer in the U.S. Air Force Reserves as an Acquisitions Manager. In her career, Niki has led a variety of diverse and geographically-separated technical teams to launch rockets, sustain a command & control system, and support a $7B satellite program. Further, she has instructed on a variety of topics for both military and civilian organizations. Niki was also hand-selected to represent the Air Force as a visiting Assistant Associate Professor in the Social Sciences Department at the University of California in Los Angeles. Further, Niki is a currently in her 3rd year as a doctoral candidate at the University of Dallas in Texas with an expected graduation date of December 2017.

Education

United States Air Force Academy / B.S., Systems Engineering

University of Central Florida / M.A., Business Administration

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Women In Business Leadership: Integrating Work and Family

The Spring 2019 Women in Business Leadership Panel and Networking Event featured Dallas/Fort Worth's top female leaders and executives. Leaders in their fields joined University of Dallas students, faculty and alumni for lunch and discussion. They shared insights and tips for living both halves of their lives: the work/life integration.

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Parents Support University in Late Daughter's Memory

Mike Kiegerl's youngest daughter, Christine, would have graduated from UD in the Class of 1994, but just before her graduation, she was struck by an impaired truck driver and died instantly. Kiegerl and his wife, Peggy, established the Christine S. Kiegerl Memorial Scholarship in their girl's memory in 1997.

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