Full Name
Frank Hatten
Job Title
Program Manager | Education Relations Specialist
The Boeing Company
Speaker Bio
Frank Hatten is an Program Manager - Education Relations Specialist at Boeing South Carolina in North Charleston, S.C. After his 30-year career as a project manager with The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), he decided to take an early retirement to pursue his dream of becoming an educator in the public school system.

Unable to secure an opportunity in the public school system, Frank accepted a position with Global Aeronautica in 2007, a South Carolina fuselage subassembly facility for Boeing's 787 Dreamliner program as an aircraft mechanic while completing aircraft maintenance certification at Trident Technical College. He eventually accepted a position as a program manager in the business office managing the relationships with company partners for all inbound work.

Frank served as the Boeing South Carolina program manager for its midbody inbound statement of work for five years before accepting his current position where his primary responsibility is site focal for K-12 initiatives for South Carolina.

He received his B.A. from Tuskegee Institute (Tuskegee University), a B.S. from The University of North Carolina - Charlotte, and an M.S. in Project Management from George Washington University.

Frank was born and raised in Tuskegee, AL. He has been married to Yolanda Caldwell Hatten from Chester, SC for 33 years and they have two sons, Frank (29) and Daniel (23). He is active in the community as a volunteer and board member of organizations such as City of North Charleston Recreation Department, Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, Four Rivers Community Development Corporation, Liberty Hill Afterschool Enrichment Program, Boy Scouts of America - Coastal Carolina District, Charleston County School District, Dorchester County School District II, Fort Dorchester High School Athletics, Lowcountry Aviation Association (LCAA), Tuskegee University, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. - Hiram Mann/Joint Base Charleston chapter, Tuskegee National Alumni Association, Inc. - Columbia chapter, and the Tuskegee Human Rights and Multicultural Center.
Frank Hatten