Daniel Gross

General Manager
Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.
Geo Area
Region 4

Dan Gross was named the General Manager of the Bell Helicopter Lafayette Assembly Center, Bell’s newest factory, in May 2016. Located in Lafayette, the facility is situated adjacent to the Lafayette Regional Airport and features a modern and efficient aerospace assembly center capable of producing the fuselage of Bell’s newest and largest commercial helicopter – The 525 Relentless.

Mr. Gross joined Bell Helicopter in 2009. Prior to his role as General Manager, he was instrumental in establishing visual factory and lean implementation on multiple assembly operations including AH-1Z, UH-1Y, V-22 and OH5-8 aircraft platforms at Bell’s Amarillo facility. Mr. Gross also has experience with international project and portfolio management and working with the executive leadership team to establish and execute Bell’s strategic priorities. These efforts have helped Bell Helicopter improve profitability, capture additional market share and position itself for future success.

With over 15 years of aerospace experience, Mr. Gross While working in Amarillo he was selected as one of the 'Top 20 Under 40' by the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce. He currently holds a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics and a Master of Science in Project Management.