GSE Dynamics, Inc.
Anne D. Shybunko-Moore is President and Owner of GSE Dynamics Inc., a defense manufacturer founded in 1971 and located on Long Island, NY. GSE specializes in providing complex structural assemblies direct to the United States Air Force, Navy and Army, as well as prime to Boeing, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Sikorsky.
Anne joined GSE in 2001, and has been strategically growing the company and expanding its capabilities. In 2005, GSE negotiated a deal with General Dynamics enabling them to establish another local division in New York, GSE Composites Inc., with a specialty in fiberglass and composite products to manufacture parts specifically for the US Navy submarines. GSE then expanded further by establishing a composite aircraft manufacturing company in Georgia, GSE Southern Composites, and in August 2013 moved that company back to New York to consolidate GSE Composites into a new building with upgraded composites capabilities and equipment.
Anne’s leadership led GSE to a steady increase in contracts, including a $33 million dollar contract with the Navy to continue manufacturing mast fairings through 2014, and a $10 million dollar contract with Boeing for structural components. GSE has drastically increased their level of business, and proven itself as an industry leader. Shybunko-Moore represented GSE when the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) awarded her company the prestigious Outstanding Readiness Support award for Woman Owned Business. This award is presented to industry partners that have provided extraordinary customer support, services, or products directly related to an immediate DLA requirement or crisis situation.
In 2011, Congressman Steve Israel asked Anne to Chair a Task Force for Manufacturing, with the purpose of providing input on current and pending legislation that impacts the manufacturing community. And, also in 2011, Shybunko-Moore was chosen to sit on Governor Cuomo’s Long Island Regional Economic Development Council to help steer economic development as a job creator. She recently joined the Aerospace Industries Association’s Supplier Management Council Board of Managers. She is a member of the Suffolk County Community College Board of Trustees. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Hauppauge Industrial Association (HIA) and is the Co-Chair of their manufacturing committee. And, Enterprising Magazine honored Anne as Enterprising Woman of the Year for her business and community accomplishments.
Anne served as President of Long Island’s National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), and was awarded the Top Woman Business Owner award for NAWBO/LI in 2003 and 2010. In 2005 and 2009 she was named one of Long Island’s Top 50 Women. In 2006 she was named one of Long Island’s 40 rising Stars Under the age of 40. Long Island Women’s Agenda named her as the 2007 Business Advocate of the year, recognized for efforts in the small business arena. In 2008, Suffolk Community College Foundation recognized Anne’s efforts and presented her with the Manufacturing Workforce Leadership Award for Excellence.
Anne is married to Jamie Moore, Chairman of the Aerospace and Defense Diversification Alliance in Peacetime Transition (ADDAPT), and President of Moore Solutions,Inc. Jamie and Anne support each other in their careers and home life as they raise their 4 sons (ages 12 yrs, 10 yrs, 9 yrs and 6 yrs). Anne focuses on the importance of family and career balance, and serves as an example that women can be successful at both.