Instructor: John Longshore

John Longshore
Biography: Dr. Longshore is an Associate Professor of Management within the David B. O'Maley College of Business at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona Beach Campus. His academic teaching responsibilities include Systems Engineering Management, Project Management, Production and Operations Management, Quantitative Methods in Business, Lean Six Sigma and other related business courses. 

Dr. Longshore is a designated Naval Aviator with over 4,000 hours of operating and command experience in fixed and rotary wing aircraft. Over a 22 year career in the Marine Corps Dr. Longshore developed and managed the introduction of numerous aircraft systems to include the CH-53E, AV8A/B and MV-22 systems. Upon his retirement from the Marine Corps Dr. Longshore oversaw the introduction of the F/A-18A and F-117 aircraft systems into the international inventory via Middle East introduction in Kuwait. Working with Booz-Allen and Hamilton Dr. Longshore developed numerous fleet logistical readiness models which continued to be employed today. After joining Northrop Grumman as Director of Aeronautical Systems, Dr. Longshore served as the Production Manager for the Aerostructures division in Nashville, TN. and then the Vought Aircraft Manufacturing site in Dallas TX. Selected as a Vice President of Operations for a joint venture between Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. Dr. Longshore planned, built and managed a regional Maintenance, Repair and Overall facility in the United Arab Emirates. 

Dr. Longshore holds a BS degree for the Naval Post Graduate School in Industrial Engineering, BS degree Aviation Management and MBA/A from ERAU, Executive MBA from the Wharton School and PhD from Nova Southeastern University. He is professionally certified as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Lean Six Sigma Sensei, Master Professional Logistician, Supply Chain Professional, Project Management Professional, Airframes and Power Plants Mechanic, Scrum Master, Blockchain Professional, Society of Quality Assurance Professional and American Society of Appraisal (ASA) Appraiser.

Classes by this instructor


A three-day workshop intended to provide understanding of the federal acquisition regulations (FAR), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Acquisition Management System (AMS), and related federal procurement topics.
May 17-19, 2022, David B. O'Maley College of Business (Daytona Beach Campus, FL)
Our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training teaches you the strategies and tools necessary for process improvement, and provides you the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.
May 10-13, 2022, Online and O'Maley College of Business, Daytona Beach, FL