Mike Lipski is vice president of strategy for Ingalls Shipbuilding. He is responsible for the development and execution of Ingalls’ strategic plan, supporting Washington operations’ strategy and alignment, conducting market and policy analysis, and providing business capture team support.
Lipski has held positions of increasing responsibility since joining Ingalls in 2007. He began his career with Ingalls as the director, Sector Administration. He was later assigned as director, Large Deck Amphibious programs, director of business development and strategic planning and, most recently, vice president of business development.
Lipski served 20 years as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy, as a surface warfare officer and with the Navy Civil Engineer Corps. His Navy assignments include duty on USS Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG-7); as a Facilities and Engineering Division branch head on the staff of the chief of naval operations; as executive officer of Engineering Field Activity Southeast; and in a number of other facilities operations and management positions delivering fleet support design, construction, maintenance, repair and alteration projects in Mississippi, Guam, Florida, Georgia and Maine.
Lipski also served as a legislative fellow for Sen. Trent Lott of Mississippi. Prior to joining Ingalls Shipbuilding, he was the legislative director for U.S. Rep. Chip Pickering of Mississippi.
Lipski received a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Mississippi and a Master of Science degree in financial management from the Naval Postgraduate School. He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Mississippi.