Lead Systems Engineer, Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) Mission Systems; BOT Representative
B.S. Integrated Business and Engineering, Lehigh; B.S. Mechanical Engineering with Aerospace Engineering minor, Lehigh; Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering and Graduate Certificate in Space Systems Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology
Julie Frehafer ’11, of Berlin, NJ, is a Lead Systems Engineer for Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) Mission Systems, upgrading and integrating surface-to-air missile, electronic warfare, and gun fire weapons capability for all MMSC hulls.   She was previously a Project Planning Officer at Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) at the Lakehurst (LKE) Naval Base, focused on improving short and long term workload demand signals and command staffing across the command’s entire portfolio of customers.  Before taking on that role at NAWCAD LKE,  Julie was a Program Manager, leading an integrated team across various functional areas and managing cost, schedule, and performance for several aircraft carrier Visual Landing Aid (VLA) programs.  Julie began her career at NAWCAD LKE as a Systems Engineer supporting air/ship integration efforts for both an unmanned air system and L-Class ship design. Julie holds a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Business and Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with an Aerospace Engineering minor from Lehigh, as well as a Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology with a graduate certificate in Space Systems Engineering. Julie is a former president of Lehigh’s Young Alumni Council and volunteers with hospice patients in her free time.
J Frehafer