Dr. Clark ‘Corky’ Graham, is the Founder and CEO of the nonprofit LET’S GO Boys and Girls Inc.
Dr. Graham received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT in 1969 and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the US Naval Academy. He retired as a Captain following a 30-year career with the U.S. Navy as a Naval Architect and Marine Engineer.
Following his Naval career, Dr. Graham joined Northrop Grumman as Senior Vice President in the shipbuilding sector. His positions at Northrop Grumman included Technical Director of the Zumwalt Destroyer program and Senior Vice President in charge of Northrop Grumman’s Gulf Coast shipbuilding operations with over 10,000 employees
Dr. Graham has the distinction of being the only individual to receive both the David Taylor Gold Medal from the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and the Gold Medal from the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE).
After retirement from Northrop Grumman, Dr. Graham founded Let’s Go Boys and Girls in Maryland. LET’S GO stands for Leadership, Engineering, Technology, Science Generating Opportunities and is a program that is inspiring and supporting underserved students to become professional scientists and engineers.