Dorothy Gorman

Dorothy Gorman

Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer

Hometown

Stone Mountain, GA

Education

  • University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler School of Business (MBA) 
  • Furman University (BA, English)

Path to PLTW

Supply chain and manufacturing operations

As Chief Operations Officer, Dorothy oversees the successful delivery of PLTW programs and services to students, teachers, and schools and drives strategic change efforts. She is responsible for business and training operations, conferences, and operational excellence. Prior to this role, Dorothy served as PLTW’s Chief Communications Officer, leading the organization’s marketing, communications, and events teams.

Dorothy joined PLTW from Deloitte Consulting where she saw firsthand the challenge faced by companies across the globe to find talent, innovate, and stay competitive – and the connections among those imperatives. At Deloitte, she focused on supply chain and manufacturing operations, working with aerospace and defense and life sciences companies. She was also the lead and author on a series of World Economic Forum reports on manufacturing competitiveness and talent development for manufacturing companies. Dorothy’s early career includes a range of experiences, from nonprofit sector service in Nairobi, Kenya, to finance industry roles in New York.