IAM National 401(k) Fund
Employer Co-Chair Justin Welner joined the Board of Trustees in January 2017.
Justin Welner serves as Spirit AeroSystems vice president of Human Resources and EHS. In his role, Welner has responsibility for Human Resources globally and environmental, health and safety. Before this assignment, he served as vice president of Labor Relations, Compensation and Benefits.
Welner joined Spirit in 2012 from Bombardier Learjet, where he served as director of Human Resources, overseeing all human resource functions. He held numerous other leadership roles within Learjet Business Aircraft in Wichita, Kansas, during his nearly 20 years with the company.
In 2015, he was named on the Wichita Area Technical College board of directors. He is also a former board member of the Make a Wish foundation.
Welner earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Washburn University and an MBA from Wichita State University. He is a Wichita native and is married and has three children.