Stephen M. Nolan, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Stephen Nolan is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Vista Outdoor Inc. Stephen previously served as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development from 2013-2015 for ATK, an aerospace, defense, and outdoor sports and recreation company.
Stephen also served in a similar capacity for ATK’s Aerospace Group, which housed all of ATK’s space and aerospace activities.
Stephen has served as the Vice President and General Manager of the ATK Advanced Systems Division and was responsible for growing and executing the company’s business in flares and decoys, advanced materials, warheads, and advanced propulsion. Prior to that, he was the Vice President and Deputy General Manager of the Aerospace Structures Division, where he headed up ATK’s entry into the commercial aerospace market. Previously, he served as the Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, ATK Mission Systems, in Baltimore, Maryland.
Prior to joining ATK in May 2006, Stephen was Director of Corporate Strategy for Raytheon Company. He spent five years at Raytheon, in roles of increasing responsibility in strategy, business development, and M&A. Before working at Raytheon, he spent five years with McKinsey & Company, the international strategy consultancy, where he served as an Engagement Manager, directing strategy and operational improvement efforts for a variety of aerospace and technology firms. He also spent five years working as an engineer designing computer systems for freeway traffic management applications.
Stephen has bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and engineering from Trinity College, Dublin, a master’s degree in engineering from University of Massachusetts Amherst, and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management.