Biography

Nominee for Member-at-Large


Jay Huston

General Manager, Orbital ATK Middle East L.L.C.
AmCham Member for 4 years, currently Platinum Member
U.S. Citizen

Jay Huston is the General Manager, Orbital ATK Middle East L.L.C. and General Manager, Orbital ATK Inc. – Abu Dhabi. As a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, Orbital ATK designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Prior to joining Orbital ATK, Jay served 34 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, (enlisted and officer). As a Colonel, he was Commanding Officer, 24th Marine Regiment (3300+ Marines & Sailors) and served in combat in Iraq as Security Battalion Commander (900+ Marines & Sailors). His staff tours included service as Military Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; J-5 Joint Staff, Pentagon during 9/11 attack; and Acting Chief/Deputy Chief, U.S. Military Training Mission, Saudi Arabia. Jay was born and raised in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, U.S.A. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the State University of New York, Stony Brook; Master’s in Management from St. Mary College, Leavenworth, Kansas; and Master’s in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. Jay currently serves as Chair of AmCham Abu Dhabi's Defense, Aerospace and Security Committee.