Mike Starr

Mike Starr, Oregon Tech Alumnus and Retired Engineer

Gladstone, OR
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Serves through June 30, 2026
Finance and Facilities Committee Member


Mike Starr, prior to retirement, was the Vertical Leader for Actuation for Boeing Global Services. In this role, Starr pioneered business transformation through “Vertical Integration,” which is a strategy to apply and align Boeing’s internal capabilities, customer knowledge and employee skillsets to offer better products and value over the life of its products. Starr’s responsibility was to collaborate with organizations across the Enterprise and suppliers around the world to create increased value in the Actuation category for the Boeing Company.

During the course of his Boeing career, Starr also held second-level management positions leading Engineering, Industrial Engineering, New Programs, Tracks and Beams, Flight Controls and Central Machining. Starr is a graduate of Oregon Institute of Technology with a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology; he has a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.