Silver Wings is proud to present Ms. Molly Mae Potter with the 2022 National Honorary President Award!
Born and raised in North Carolina, Molly Mae Potter developed a passion for aviation, science, and space from an early age. She attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and held several leadership positions with the Silver Wings Challenger Chapter. After graduating with degrees in Space Physics and Astronautical Engineering, she launched her career with NASA’s astrobiology research team at Carnegie Geophysical Labs in Washington, D.C.
In 2007, Ms. Potter joined active-duty service in the United States Air Force, serving until 2013 as a flight test engineer and an USSOCOM acquisition specialist. During a deployment to Afghanistan with JSOC in 2010, she suffered injuries from a blast accident. After receiving treatment for her injuries, she was honorably discharged from Active Duty in 2013.
With a desire to continue to support her fellow women veterans, Molly Mae Potter ran for, and won, the title of Ms. Veteran America 2016. She actively serves as an elected member of the Air Force Association Board of Directors at Large and as the Austin Chapter President. She is also a Trustee for the Arnold Air Society and Silver Wings national organizations, working together to develop future leaders through community service, professional development, and education about our national defense. As well, she is active in promoting veteran entrepreneurship and, in 2017, was named a National Military Influencer and is a co-founder of a successful tech start-up that delivers metadata solutions for Defense Applications and Critical Infrastructure.
Ms. Potter holds a master’s in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Florida and a Business master’s in Technology Commercialization from the University of Texas. She currently lives in Austin, Texas with her family, where she leads Security Governance and Operations for the Client Solutions Group at Dell Technologies.
Silver Wings is honored to continue our long legacy of National Honorary Presidents with Ms. Molly Mae Potter.
Published by: Silver Wings National Staff 2021-2022