“The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.” (Alice Through the Looking Glass, 2016)
Once told she could not be an engineer because she was a girl, Tiffany graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelors of Science in Aeronautical - Astronautical Engineering. While working full-time and raising two daughters, she completed a Master of Science in Project Management from Penn State University. Currently, Tiffany is the Helicopter Chief Project Engineer for Rolls-Royce. She is the technical authority for the M250 engine, ensuring the safety of a fleet of over 16,000 engines in more than 130 nations. She leads a multifunctional team of 70 people in engine development, improvement, and certification programs.
Tiffany is a passionate, expressive leader that cares deeply for the vocational needs of others. Throughout her 20+ year career at Rolls-Royce she has been a vocal advocate for flexible work schedules, agile working, and nursing mother facilities. Likewise, she has been a champion for women by providing challenging assignments and promotions. Tiffany maintains many formal and informal mentoring relationships with other female engineers in various stages of their educational and professional careers. She strives to listen to the heart of each woman and help them release their God given potential.
Tiffany previously served on the Women & Hi Tech board of directors as Vice President and also as the Outreach Chair for K-12. She was instrumental in the development of the signature outreach event named Passport to Hi-Tech . Geared toward girls ages 7 to 12, Passport to Hi-Tech is a day full of exciting interactive science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) exhibits. It also offers young girls the opportunity to connect with high tech companies and colleges in central Indiana. In addition to her volunteering with Women & Hi Tech, she has also been heavily involved with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Rolls-Royce Women North America.
She is active at Grace Church and enjoys digital photography. Tiffany spends any spare time with her loving and supportive husband and the two most important young women in her life, her daughters, Hannah and Sarah.