Vice President and Lead Executive
Information and Intelligence Solutions
Vonna Heaton is the vice president and lead executive for Information and Intelligence Solutions at Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. In this role, she is responsible for strategy and customer engagement for information services and related programs and opportunities.
Heaton has more than 30 years of experience in the defense and intelligence community, including serving in key leadership positions at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and the National Security Agency (NSA). She has a strong background in Geospatial-Intelligence (GEOINT) operational missions, information technology and research and development missions.
Prior to joining Ball Aerospace, she served as special assistant to the deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Her previous roles at NGA also include director of the Office of Corporate Communications, chief information officer, and director of InnoVision.
Heaton earned a bachelor of arts in mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master of science in national resource strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at the National Defense University. Her hometown is St. Louis, MO.