Stephanie Koster will join the Vector team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Koster brings more than 20 years of experience in domestic and international strategy, finance, and operations across several Fortune 50 and high growth aerospace companies. As CFO, Koster will lead finance and business operations to enable growth.
Koster joins Vector from Blue Origin where she spent nearly seven years as director and treasurer of its domestic and international affiliates. While at Blue Origin, she oversaw finance and business operations for the consolidated companies. Koster has also held senior leadership roles at The Boeing Company, where she was involved in programs pertaining to its global venture capital, corporate venturing & innovation programs, international Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), corporate development and technology acquisition.
“As we look to our future and transition from a period of development into full operations, we needed someone to guide us through this exciting time,” said Jim Cantrell, CEO and co-founder of Vector. “Stephanie’s proven experience in finance, growth, and strategy for some of the world’s largest aerospace companies makes her well-suited to help us achieve our aggressive business goals.”