PULLMAN, Wash. — Scott E. Carson, who is responsible for the financial
management of the world’s largest producer of commercial airplanes, will
deliver a lecture, “Leading from the Top,” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, in Todd
Hall, Room 276 on the Washington State University Pullman campus. Carson is
executive vice president and chief financial officer of Boeing Commercial
Airplanes Group.

Carson is this fall’s DeYoung Executive-in-Residence at the WSU College of
Business and Economics. He graduated from the college in 1972 with a
bachelor’s degree in business administration.

He will also visit several classes in the college on Tuesday and Wednesday,
and will lunch with students in the MBA program.

Carson joined Boeing in 1973 as a financial analyst on the B-1 bomber avionics
program, and held several management positions over the years. Today, he
oversees the finance organization for the company as well as the functions of
program management, information systems and facilities.

Before his current position, he served as executive vice president of business
resources for Boeing Information, Space and Defense Systems, where he was
responsible for finance, business planning, business ethics and conduct,
communications, customer relations, contracts, information systems, people
processes and skills, and program management.

The DeYoung Executive-in-Residence program was established in 1973 and is
sponsored by the Dennis DeYoung family of Kirkland. The program brings
prominent national and regional business leaders to campus in fall and spring
to discuss corporate life from their perspective, and to interact with the
university community.

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