Sharon H. Smoot Joins CEE’s Board of Trustees
McLean, VA, February 03, 2024 — The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) is pleased to announce that Sharon H. Smoot has joined CEE’s Board of Trustees. She has served as president of BWXT’s Nuclear Operations Group, Inc., headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia. BWXT is a Fortune 1000 manufacturing and engineering company.
CEE’s President Joann DiGennaro said, “Ms. Smoot exemplifies excellence with her proven executive leadership in large, complex industrial and naval operations.”
Smoot has devoted more than 30 years of her civilian career to the U.S. Navy, including serving as executive director for logistics, maintenance, and industrial operations for the Naval Sea Systems Command. She also previously held positions in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Fleet Forces Command and Norfolk Naval Shipyard.
Smoot has earned many awards and honors, including the Department of the Navy Civilian Distinguished Service Award, NAVSEA Meritorious Unit Commendation, and the Presidential Rank Award. She holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech and a master’s degree in engineering management from Old Dominion University.