Manuel Robles retired in 2012 after a fulfilling 34 year career at Rocketdyne now Aerojet Rocketdyne, a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets.
At Rocketdyne, he was responsible for market planning, and then leading strategic planning and internal resources investment efforts. During that time Rocketdyne was owned by Rockwell Int’l., then Boeing, then United Technologies Pratt & Whitney, and now Aerojet, all the while remaining the premier liquid rocket engine company in the world, providing engines for the Atlas and Delta expendable launch vehicles and the world’s first reusable engines on the space shuttles. Manuel says Aerojet Rocketdyne is a great company whose heritage he is honored to be a part of with his Pepperdine MBA.
Manuel earned his MBA from the Graziadio Business School in 1983.