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Boeing-WSU Speaker Series – Balancing Risk While Supporting Sales Imperatives – The Role of the Contracts Leader


About the event

As a member of the selling team, contracts individuals are responsible for negotiating terms and conditions that facilitate the sale of commercial aircraft. In this role, you must find a way to support Sales and satisfy customers, while staying sharply focused on minimizing risk to the company. The contracts organization does this by building a team with people who have a variety of backgrounds and experiences and, as a result, use diversity of thought to solve the most complex of problems.

Speaker Bio:
Brianne Gowens is a Senior Manager at Boeing with more than 18 years of experience in contract drafting and negotiation. She currently leads a team of Contract Regional Directors responsible for supporting Boeing Commercial Aircraft customers operating in Southeast Asia and India. Brianne graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in English from Washington State University and obtained a Master of Science in Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.