Donny Dorsey

Vice President, Operations and Manufacturing

Donny Dorsey

Donny Dorsey is vice president, Operations and Manufacturing at Ingalls Shipbuilding. In this role, Donny and his team are responsible for all manufacturing operations across the Ingalls portfolio of ships. Donny will work collaboratively with our union partners, continuing the Ingalls legacy of strong execution, and will focus on strategic innovation and transformation as we look to the future.

Since 2014, Donny has served in Program Management with a focus on the DDG 51 class where he and his team managed the installation, test, and activation of multiple complex ship systems, including the Aegis combat suite on DDG 114, 117, 119, 121, and 123. Most recently, Donny served as Ship Program Manager for all DDG waterfront efforts. Donny joined Ingalls in 2000 as a robotic operations technician and spent a portion of his career focused on the Gulfport Composite Operations for LPD/DDG 1000 serving as quality manager, operations director and then site director.

Donny earned a bachelor’s of science in Management from Nicholls State University and an MBA in Project Management from Capella University. He is a graduate of the Gulf Coast Business Council’s Masters Program and is an avid volunteer for the Cub and Boy Scouts of Mobile, Alabama.

Employing more than 11,000 employees, HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division is the largest manufacturing employer in Mississippi and a major contributor to the economic growth of Alabama. For nearly 85 years, Ingalls has designed, built and maintained amphibious ships, destroyers, and cutters for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard.  The largest supplier of U.S. Navy surface combatants, Ingalls is simultaneously building four classes of ships and has pioneered the development and production of technologically advanced, highly capable ships for the surface Navy fleet for decades. Our shipbuilders are honored to build tomorrow’s fleet today.

Updated November 21, 2022

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