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Mr. Van Schaick spent 35 years serving the aerospace industry. Most recently, he served as the Vice President and Treasurer of Lockheed Martin Corporation and President and CEO of Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company, the entity that manages Lockheed Martin's pension plans.
As V.P. and Treasurer, his responsibilities included syndicating Lockheed Martin's insurance, managing its customer finance function, its acquisitions, real estate, and designing and implementing its policies and procedures for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley. As V.P. & Treasurer, he centralized the customer finance function, transforming it into a service organization that expanded its capabilities to include the financing of military exports, satellite launches, international and domestic public/private partnerships, training facilities, and U.S. government contracts. As an increasingly important support activity to the operating divisions, the customer finance function could access support from the relevant specialists in risk management, corporate finance, government contracting, accounting, and tax.
As President and CEO of Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company, Mr. Van Schaick separated the management of the plan from the Treasury function, creating an autonomous group of benefit plan experts. He also expanded the scope of approved investments and implemented a rigorous system of measuring managers on a risk-adjusted basis.
Mr. Van Schaick is on the Board of Directors of Lockheed Federal Credit Union and Mission Aviation Fellowship. He is a past member of the Committee for the Investment of Employee Benefit Assets - a committee consisting of the fifty largest pension funds in the Untied States - and the New York Stock Exchange Pension Management Advisory Committee. He has a BA from Yale and an MBA from Stanford.